Journal article

International trade law compatibility of market-related measures to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing

Margaret A Young

MARINE POLICY | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2016

Abstract

Measures to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing increasingly seek to constrain access to markets. These measures include enhanced seafood traceability and catch documentation schemes, the blocking of port access and landings, the identification and assessment of vessels engaged in IUU fishing and the prohibition on imports, transhipments or trade of fish products. It is important that such measures are in accordance with international law, including the agreements of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). This article evaluates a range of market-related measures for compatibility with international trade law, including the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and t..

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