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III Points of Substantive Law, Division A: The Law Of The Sea, Ch.III: Other Questions of the Law of the Sea

From: The Law and Procedure of the International Court of Justice: Fifty Years of Jurisprudence Volume II

Hugh Thirlway

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 16 August 2022

Subject(s):
High seas — Fisheries — Territorial sea — Continental shelf
The Fisheries Jurisdiction case between Spain and Canada arose out of an incident in an area which both parties recognized formed part of the high seas: the arrest by the Canadian authorities of a Spanish fishing vessel on the basis of Canadian legislation authorising measures of conservation and management of fisheries in an area beyond Canadian EEZ or fishery jurisdiction. As a result of the grounds on which the Court decided that it had no jurisdiction, it did not have to make any findings as to the law of the high seas, nor did it do so by way of dicta. Judge...
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