Fisheries Law in Australia

A comprehensive analysis of the law that shapes the highly complex regulatory environment in which commercial and recreational fishing takes place.

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409320916

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A comprehensive analysis of the law that shapes the highly complex regulatory environment in which commercial and recreational fishing takes place.

This comprehensive book provides an analysis of the many and varied laws governing fishing in Australia. It provides an analysis of: the complicated jurisdictional arrangements that have evolved for the management of marine areas; the regulatory mechanisms used to manage fishing activities; the enduring impact of the common law; legal recognition of indigenous fishing rights; legislative fisheries management objectives; the increasing impact of environmental legislation on the conduct and management of fishing activities; case law including prosecutions for fisheries offences and challenges to fisheries management decisions; and the impact of international law on the development of measures to protect Australian fisheries from illegal foreign fishers.

 

Table of contents


  • Table of Contents:

  • Foreword

  • Preface

  • Table of Cases

  • Table of Statutes

  • Chapter 1 - Introduction

  • Chapter 2 - Constitutional arrangements

  • Chapter 3 - Fishing and the common law

  • Chapter 4 - Legislative objectives

  • Chapter 5 - Ecosystem and species protection

  • Chapter 6 - Commercial fisheries

  • Chapter 7 - Recreational fishing

  • Chapter 8 - Enforcement