Fishers' Bill of Rights

An Act to establish the rights of fishers including the right to be involved in the process of fisheries stock assessment, fish conservation, setting of fishing quotas, fishing licensing and the public right to fish and establish the right of fishers to be informed of decisions affecting fishing as a livelihood in advance and the right to compensation if other rights are abrogated unfairly

This bill was last introduced in the 36th Parliament, 1st Session, which ended in September 1999.

Sponsor

Greg Thompson  Progressive Conservative

Introduced as a private member’s bill. (These don’t often become law.)

Status

Not active
(This bill did not become law.)

Elsewhere

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