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The EC Common Fisheries Policy

Robin Churchill and Daniel Owen


The Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) is one of the longest established and more controversial of the common policies of the EC. It deals principally with the management of fishery resources, relations between the EC and third States in fisheries matters, the marketing of and trade in fishery products, financial assistance to the fisheries sector, and aquaculture. However, the CFP is not just a matter for those with an economic interest in fisheries. It also raises many issues of more general concern, such as the capacity of the EC and its member states to manage important natural resources sustai ... More

Keywords: European Commission, Common Fisheries Policy, fishery resources, third States, aquaculture, member states, natural resources, marine environment, developing states, fishery products

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199275847
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275847.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robin Churchill, author
Professor of International Law, University of Dundee

Daniel Owen, author
Barrister, Fenners Chambers, Cambridge