CCAMLR initiatives to counter flag state non-enforcement in Southern Ocean fisheries

Baird, Rachel (2005) CCAMLR initiatives to counter flag state non-enforcement in Southern Ocean fisheries. Victoria University of Wellington Law Review, 36 (4). pp. 733-755. ISSN 1171-042X

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Not all states that have vessels registered under their flag take responsibility for the actions of those vessels and their crews. When enforcement is not carried out by flag states, illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing can proliferate and have a serious impact on fish stocks in areas such as the seas around Antarctica. In this article, Rachel Baird evaluates the measures taken by the Commission on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) to address the issue of IUU fishing. Port state controls, catch documentation schemes, vessel lists and other options are discussed. She concludes that CCAMLR provides some encouraging examples as to how the global problem of IUU fishing may be addressed.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Authors retain copyright in their work published in the Victoria University of Wellington Law Review. Published version of this paper deposited in accordance with that copyright policy.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Law
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2010 04:45
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2016 01:17
Uncontrolled Keywords: illegal; unreported and unregulated; flag states; fisheries management; Southern Ocean
Fields of Research : 18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180116 International Law (excl. International Trade Law)
07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0704 Fisheries Sciences > 070403 Fisheries Management
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2203 Philosophy > 220303 Environmental Philosophy
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 94 Law, Politics and Community Services > 9403 International Relations > 940399 International Relations not elsewhere classified
D Environment > 96 Environment > 9605 Ecosystem Assessment and Management > 960502 Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments

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