Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985

Version of section 56 from 2006-03-22 to 2013-03-07:

  •  (1) No person shall fish with or have on board a vessel a crab 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 year indicated thereon and is valid only if it bears a tag number set out in a licence authorizing the use of that vessel in fishing for crab.

  • (3) No person shall fish with a crab trap that has attached to it a tag where the tag has been tampered with or where the tag number is illegible.

  • (4) No person shall have on board a vessel a crab 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. 20(F)
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