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Decker v. Canada (Attorney General), 2004 FC 1464

In Fish Cases, Judicial Review/Crown Liability on (Updated )

This case involved a ground fish harvester whose application for a temporary shrimp permit was denied on the ground that his vessel was not fully geared up and ready to fish at the required time. Upon appealing the denial to the Atlantic Fisheries Licence Appeal Board, his appeal was turned down by the Minister. Upon bringing a application for judicial …

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