EDESON, W.R. PULVENIS, J.-F.
Title: Legal Regime of Fisheries in the Caribbean Region
Publisher:  Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1983, ISBN:3540126988
Seller ID: 105874
EDESON, W.R. and J.-F. PULVENIS. The Legal Regime of Fisheries in the Caribbean Region. Berlin, usw. : Springer-Verlag, 1983. First Edition. Pp. (4),-204,(2). Tables in text. 8vo, yellow-gold cardcovers. No.7 in the Lecture Notes on Coastal and Estuarine Studies series. "This book has its genesisin materials collected in the Western Central Atlantic region in preparati on for a regional seminar on the Changing Law of the Sea and its Implications for Fisheries in the Western Atlantic. The Seminar, which was organised by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN and funded by the Norwegian government, was held in Havana, Cuba, 1980. Most of the materials were gathered by the authors as a result of direct contact with the fisheries authorities of the region, and supplemented where possible by information obtained from public sources for the remaining countries not visited. Twenty-seven countries in the region were visited, and the authors were able to obtain materials much of which is not readily accessible except in the individual countries." - from the preface. Part I. Introduction. [The Region Defined - Regional Organisations - VJECAFC - ICCAT - OLDEPESCA - The Lesser Antilles - Others - The Fisheries Resources of the Region - Industrial Fisheries - Artisanal Fishing - Potential for Increased Catch.] Part II. The International Law Background. [The Santo Domingo Declaration - National Jurisdiction - The Montego Bay Convention - The Rights and Duties of States in the Economic Zone - Conservation, Management and Utilisation of the Living Resources - Conditions of Access - Criteria for Granting Access - Scientific Information - Standards - Regional Co-operation - Specific Fishing Regimes - Enforcement - High Seas Fisheries - Settlement of Disputes - The Montego BayConvention and State Practice - The Fisheries Provisions and Customary Int ernational Law - Variations between State Practice and the Montego Bay Convention.] Part III. National Legislation Relating to Fisheries. [Introduction - Conservation and Management Objectives - Evaluation of the living resources - Control of Fishing Effort - Control of the Quality of the Catch - Measures for Environmental Protection - Control of Access - Classification offishing activities - Granting of Licences and Permits - Provision of Infor mation and Documents - Fees - Deposits - Registration - Conditions Attachedto Licences and Permits - Duration of the Licence or Permit - Landing of t he Catch and Supplying the Local Market - Access of Foreign Fishermen - Other Problems of Foreign Access - Enforcement - Authorised Officers - Responsibility.] Part IV. Bilateral and Joint Venture Fisheries Agreements. [Introduction - Bilateral Fisheries Agreements - Types of Bilateral Fisheries Agreements in the Region - General Aims of Agreements - Management and Conservation Measures - Research and Planning - Information Regarding Vessel Characteristics - Delimitation of Areas of Fishing - Conditions Relating to Vessels and Catch - Procedures for Granting Access - Regulation of Small Scale or Artisanal Fishing.] Part V. Fisheries Administration. [Introduction - Formulation of Fisheries Policy - The Administrative Structure - Planning andDevelopment of Fisheries - Evaluation of Resources - Implementation of Fis heries Policy - Financing - State Intervention in Fishing and Other RelatedActivities - Training - Control.] Part VI. Conclusions. With Bibliography Pages lightly browned as usual, else very good. 50.00