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Donovan v. Canada (Attorney General), 2008 NLCA 8

In Fish Cases, Judicial Review/Crown Liability on (Updated )

This case involved three crab fishers who commenced three separate tort actions against the Crown for failure to renew crab licences. The application’s judge struck all three actions on the grounds that the causes of action involved challenges to ministerial decisions which were matters within the exclusive jurisdiction of the Federal Court. Upon appeal, one appellant was successful and two …

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