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Caul v. Caul, 2004 NLTD 223

In Contracts, Fish Cases on (Updated )

This case involved a family fishing business. After the father retired, the five sons sought direction from the court as to who if any of them were partners. After reviewing the law of partnership in general and as it applies in fishing enterprises, per Johannes Estate v. Sheaves (1996), 23 B.C.L.R. (3d) 283, the court held that two of the …

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