Aboriginal Harvesting Rights
If You've Been Charged with a Harvesting Offence
This fact sheet is for Aboriginal people who have been charged with a harvesting offence such as hunting or fishing illegally. The fact sheet:
- explains what Aboriginal harvesting rights are;
- what you can do if you've been charged with a harvesting offence;
- has information on how to get legal help, including how to apply for legal aid; and
- has information on what other legal options may be available to you (restorative justice, First Nations Court).
See also: A Guide to Aboriginal Harvesting Rights. This booklet provides detailed, easy-to-understand information on Aboriginal harvesting rights, including what to expect at a harvesting rights trial.