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Keating v. Minister of Fisheries, 2002 FCT 1174

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

This case involved judicial review of a decision of the Minister of Fisheries to deny a fisherman’s request for the reinstatement of his supplementary crab licence. After an appeal to the Atlantic Fisheries Licence Appeal Board, the Board recommended to the Minister that the licence be re-instated based upon extenuation circumstances such as the fisherman’s illiteracy. However, after receiving a …

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