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Careen v. Few & Strathie Ltd., 2003 NLCA 33

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

This case involved the breach of agreement respecting the purchase and sale of a fishing licence. This agreement included a declaration of trust concerning the status of the licence prior to it being transferred to the purchaser. Prior to the licence being completely paid for and prior to the transfer of the licence, the vendor made an assignment in bankruptcy. …

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