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MORTENSEN o Mortensen v. Peters (G.B. and Denmark) o Mortensen was Danish citizen in trouble for otter trawling in Moray Firth Argued that Fisheries Act were for British subjects or British territory, not for him o UK argued: Universal o First opinion (Dunedin) Because it is a “certain place”, must mean all people concerning it (legal thought in opinion) One question (according to opinion) of case is whether by
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Unformatted text preview: international law there is rule on whether ten mile limit is legit o Other opinion (Salvesen) Where British statute prohibits certain thing in definite geographical area, must be for all people because: • Legislature object would be defeated if not abided by this • If not abided by this, foreigners would get privilege over British citizens...
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course PSC 144 taught by Professor Thomas during the Fall '08 term at GWU.

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