LEGAL ASPECTS OF THE COLLECTION OF FISHERIES DATA


 

 

 

 

 

 

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FAO Fisheries Circular No.953
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS

W.R. Edeson
Senior Legal Officer
Legal Office, FAO

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 1999

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ISSN 0429-9329

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PREPARATION OF THIS DOCUMENT
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1. INTRODUCTION
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2. THE INTERNATIONAL LAW REGIME
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2.1 Internal waters, archipelagic waters and the territorial sea
2.2 The Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)
2.3 The High seas
2.4 UN Fish Stocks Agreement
2.5 Other International Instruments
2.6 Some General Conclusions

3. THE PURPOSE FOR WHICH FISHERIES DATA IS COLLECTED
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4. THE PHRASE "NATIONALITY OF CATCHES
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4.1 The European Community

5. NATIONAL LAWS
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6. THE TEST USED BY CWP
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ANNEX 1 - Extract from M. Tsamenyi and K. Mfodwo
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