Sessional Papers, Volume 24, Issue 8

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C. H. Parmelee, 1891 - Canada
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"Report of the Dominion fishery commission on the fisheries of the province of Ontario, 1893", issued as vol. 26, no. 7, supplement.

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Page lxvi - The Committee of the Privy Council have had under consideration a Despatch, dated the...
Page iv - Under judicious regulation and restraint these fisheries may be made a continuing source of wealth to the inhabitants of the Territory and an important food resource to the nation ; without such regulation and restraint, we shall have repeated in...
Page 80 - That it shall be the duty of said commissioner to prosecute investigations and inquiries on the subject, with the view of ascertaining whether any and what diminution in the number of the food-fishes of the coast and the lakes of the United States has taken place ; and, if so, to what causes the same is due ; and also whether any and what protective, prohibitory, or precautionary measures should be adopted in the premises ; and to report upon the same to Congress.
Page xix - SYNOPSIS OF FISHERY LAWS. Net fishing of any kind is prohibited in public waters, except under leases or licenses. The size of nets is regulated so as to prevent the killing of young fish. Nets cannot be set or seines used so as to bar channels or bays. A general weekly close-time is provided, in addition to special close seasons. The use of explosive or poisonous substances, for catching or killing fish, is illegal.
Page lix - ... Due notice of delinquency is given, and if not paid within three months of date of notice, lands are liable for sale. The collector has the usual remedies by distress or by action for the recovery of taxes, and if either of these remedies is not acted upon, the collector may, between the fifteenth day of June and the fifteenth day of September in each year after the delinquent date, advertise and sell the lands. Public notice is given of the sale in the Official Gazette and a newspaper. Land...
Page liv - Act of 1868, the Minister of Marine and Fisheries may, where the exclusive right of fishing does not already exist by law, issue, or authorize to be issued, fishery leases and licenses for fisheries and fishing wheresoever situated or carried on, etc.
Page 122 - Act for the packing of split, pickled fish, and shall be packed close, edgewise in the cask, and properly salted with good, coarse, wholesome, dry salt ; and the casks shall be filled full with the fish and salt, and no more salt shall be put with the fish than is necessary for their preservation ; and the casks containing such whole fish shall be branded with the denomination...
Page lxiii - Report, advise that your Excellency be moved to transmit a copy of this Minute to the Right Honourable the Secretary of State for the Colonies, and also to the British Minister at Washington.
Page 119 - Confiscation. to a penalty of not less than one dollar and not more than five dollars for each...
Page 123 - There shall be branded or marked on the head or butt of each cask of pickled or dry-salted fish, in plain, legible letters, after the same has been inspected, culled, classed, weighed and packed, in accordance with this Act, the description of the fish, the weight and quality contained in the package, the initials of the Christian name or names, and the whole surname of the inspector or deputy inspector by whom the fish was inspected, and the name of the place where he acts as inspector, and the...

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