Casey Fisheries Limited fined $6000 for an offence under the Fish Inspection Regulations

February 18, 2013, Moncton, New Brunswick: On January 28, 2013 in Nova Scotia Provincial Court in the County of Digby, Casey Fisheries Limited entered a guilty plea for contravening paragraph 14.(3)(b) of the Fish Inspection Regulations.

Casey Fisheries Limited was accused of exporting fish without holding a valid export licence.

Paragraph 14.(3)(b) of the Fish Inspection Regulations states:

No person shall export fish unless the person holds a fish export licence.

The CFIA enforces federal legislation including the Fish Inspection Act and its Regulations. The CFIA safeguards food, animals and plants which enhances the health and well-being of Canada's people, environment and economy, and access to international markets.

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