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Ocean Fisheries Ltd. v. Mitchell, 2006 BCSC 713

In Contracts, Fish Cases on (Updated )

This case involved an agreement between a herring fish harvester and a fish processor whereby the fish processor advanced money to the fish harvester in exchange for an agreement to deliver fish. The agreement did not address the issue of what would happen if there were not enough fish landed to cover the funds advanced. At trial evidence was lead …

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