On October 17, 2008, the British Columbia Administrative Environment released the second Quarterly Compliance and Enforcement Summary for 2008. The summary reports on compliance and enforcement actions taken between April 1, 2008 and June 30, 2008. During that time, 8 orders were issued to prevent or stop impacts to the environment, human health and safety. 42 administrative licensing sanctions were taken against individual commercial hunters, 462 tickets were issued and there were 10 court convictions. In total, there were more than $147,900.00 in fines resulting in a total of more than $235,990 in fines during the first 6 months of 2008.

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