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Court name
Supreme Court
Case number
CO 102 of 2015
Counsel for plantiff
Mrs Lansinglu Romei

R v Bacar (CO 102 of 2015) [2016] SCSC 48 (02 February 2016);

Media neutral citation
[2016] SCSC 48
Counsel for defendant
Mr Clifford Andre
Robinson, J


Criminal Side:  102/2015

[2016] SCSC 48








Counsel:                      Mrs Lansinglu, Assistant Principal State Counsel for the Republic

                                  Mr Andre for the  accused


Delivered:                   2 February 2016

Dodin J


  1. For the offence of fishing without a fishing license as charged, I sentence you to a fine of Rs1000/- as the law requires that a fine be imposed for the offence.
  2. I further order that the vessel in which you were fishing and all fishing gear be forfeited to the Republic of Seychelles pursuant to Section 70(a) of the Fisheries Act.
  3. I further also order that any fish found on the vessel be forfeited to the Republic as per Section 70(b) of the Fisheries Act.
  4. In view of the Convicts having no means to pay the fine, I hereby order that the fine to be levied from the sale or disposal of the vessel, gears or the fish found on the vessel with the remainder going to the Republic per the order above.
  5. I further recommend that the Convict be repatriated to his country of origin or residency as a prohibited immigrant as soon as reasonably practicable.



Signed, dated and delivered at Ile du Port on 2 February 2016


G Dodin

Judge of the Supreme Court