These summaries of recent Fisheries law cases are prepared by Brad Caldwell of Caldwell & Co.,  401-815 Hornby Street, Vancouver, B.C., V6Z 2E6. Telephone (604) 689-8894,  E-mail: brad@marine-law.ca. Papers related to Fisheries law and additional groupings of Fisheries law cases by sub-topic can be obtained at the full version of the website.

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D.E. & Sons Fisheries Ltd. v. Goreham, 2003 NSCA 31

In Contracts, Fish Cases, Fisheries Practice on (Updated )

This case involved an action by a fish processing company to enforce an alleged agreement by a fisherman to hold a lobster licence as nominee for the company. Upon a summary judgement application, the court gave judgement for the fish processing company and ordered the fisherman to execute all necessary documents to transfer the licence to a nominee of the …

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