Supplement to Part VIII (Documents,
papers and correspondence relating
to acts of administration and occu-
pation on the Coast of Labrador.
B. REGULATION, CONTROL AND PROTECTION OF FISHERIES.
NEWFOUNDLAND ACT, 10 ED. VII, CAP. XXXIV.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE PROSECUTION OF THE LABRADOR FISHERY IN STEAM VESSELS.
[Passed 22nd March 1910]
Be it enacted by the Governor, the Legislative Council and the House of Assembly, in Legislative Session convened, as follows :—
1. It shall be unlawful to prosecute the codfishery within three marine miles of the coast of Labrador, and the islands adjacent thereto, in vessels propelled by steam, under a penalty not exceeding five thousand dollars, nor less than one thousand dollars. Obtaining and distributing bait, and conveying crews, gear and outfits to the said coast shall not be held to be prosecuting the codfishery.
2. Penalties hereunder may be sued for and recovered in a summary manner before a Stipendiary Magistrate.
3. Either party to an action may appeal from the Judgment of a Stipendary Magistrate to the Supreme Court, on giving security to abide the result.
4. Nothing in this Act shall affect the rights and privileges granted by treaty to the subjects of any State or Power in amity with His Majesty.