Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985
62 (1) Subject to subsection (3), no person shall fish with or have on board a vessel a lobster trap unless a valid tag issued by the Minister is securely attached to the frame of the trap in the manner for which the tag was designed and in such a manner that the tag is readily visible when the trap is not in the water.
(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), a tag is valid only for the period specified in the licence authorizing the use of a vessel in fishing for lobster and is valid only if it bears a tag number set out in that licence.
(3) Subsection (1) does not apply in Lobster Fishing Areas 1 to 11.
(4) No person shall fish with a lobster trap that has attached to it a tag where the tag has been tampered with or where the tag number is illegible.
(5) No person shall have on board a vessel a lobster trap that has attached to it a tag referred to in subsection (1) where the tag has been tampered with or where the tag number is illegible.
- SOR/93-61, s. 25(F)
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