Comment on proposed ticketing for minor fisheries violations

Current status: Closed

This engagement ran from November 28, 2018, to January 11, 2019.

We sought feedback on proposed ticketing for minor fishing offences enforced under the following regulations:

We previously consulted on using the Contraventions Act ticketing regime for the enforcement of minor fishery offences. We focused on feedback for proposed fishing offences that would be considered minor and the associated ticket amounts for these offences.

Who was the focus of this consultation

We sought comments from:

Why we proposed a minor offence ticketing regime

Issuing only warnings or laying charges isn’t effective at addressing minor offences. Using tickets for minor fisheries violations would have the following positive effects:

Related information

Contact us

DFO Ticketing Consultation
200 Kent St
Ottawa ON  K1A 0E6

Email: DFOTickets.ContraventionsMPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca