Towards an Historic Svalbard Judgment in Norway’s Supreme Court
The Supreme Court of Norway has heard the parties in a case that a Latvian shipping company filed against Norwegian authorities because the company was not permitted to catch snow crab on the continental shelf around the Svalbard archipelago. This article provides a short comment on the court proceedings, placing emphasis on the international legal questions that the Supreme Court shall decide.
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Keywords:Svalbard Treaty, snow crab, continental shelf
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