Revisiting the public right to fish in British waters

Barnes, R (2011) Revisiting the public right to fish in British waters. International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, 26 (3). pp. 433-461. ISSN 0927-3522

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The public right to fish is a creature of the common law. It underpins the statutory regime of fishing in England, and has influenced fisheries in other common law jurisdictions. With reform of fisheries on the political agenda, it is useful to consider the nature and extent of this right. By exploring and articulating the nature and extent of the right, its role in shaping the future regulation of fisheries in British waters can be better understood. This may become a future issue, especially when attention is already being devoted to the regulation and, perhaps more importantly, to the allocation of fisheries under management regimes that rely upon rights-based mechanisms.

Additional Information:Unmapped bibliographic data: JA - Int.J.Mar.Coast.Law [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Keywords:fishing rights, legal history, law of the sea, Common law, International law, property rights
Subjects:M Law > M100 Law by area
Divisions:College of Social Science > Lincoln Law School
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Deposited On:11 Sep 2020 14:41

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