Bill (No. 224) to amend the Fisheries Act, was read the second time, and House went into committee thereon.
On section 1,
The section substituted for section 6 of the Fisheries Act, chapter 95 of the revised statutes, by section 1 of chapter 51 of the statutes of 1894. is repealed, and -the following is substituted therefor :-
6. Every one w-ho hunts or kills fish or marine animals of any kind, other than seals, porpoises, whales and walruses, by means of rockets, explosive materials, or explosive projectiles or shells, shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding three hundred dollars and costs, and, in default of payment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months.