World Trade agreements and fisheries policy instruments

Jayasankar, J (2012) World Trade agreements and fisheries policy instruments. In: World Trade Agreement and Indian Fisheries Paradigms: A Policy Outlook, 17-26 September 2012, Kochi.


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India being a republic with the essence of federal principles encapsulated in its constitution has vested very important responsibilities and power with its 28 states and 6 union territories. According to the constitution the state legislatures have the power to make laws and regulations with respect to a number of subject matters including water, land, fisheries as well as the preservation, protection and improvement of stock and the prevention of animal disease. As regards the implementation of strictures and regulations on mattered concerned with the natural resources like fish the three major branches of the nation play equally important roles. They are the legislative, judicial and executive branches, which have been clearly envisaged under the constitution.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: World Trade agreements; fisheries policy instruments
Subjects: Marine Fisheries
Socio Economic and Extension > Fisheries Economics
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Fishery Resource Assessment
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Fishery Resource Assessment
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2012 04:46
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:53

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