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: 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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Dandy Dan's Fish Market Ltd. v. Newfoundland and Labrador, 2007 NLCA 26

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This case involved a challenge to a licence issued under the Newfoundland Fish Inspection Act that imposed conditions restricting a fish processor and wholesaler from exporting fish. After performing a pith and substance analysis, the court upheld the trial court finding that "the core or essential character of the provincial licensing scheme is the regulation of the processing and handling …

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