Decision ID: 003720

In October 2010, the 1971 Fund Administrative Council instructed the Secretariat, with the 1971 Fund’s lawyers, to examine the judgement rendered by the Supreme Tribunal of Venezuela in October 2010 and, if appropriate, to appeal the judgement to the Constitutional Court.  The Council further instructed the Secretariat to provide the analysis of the Supreme Tribunal’s judgement to its next session.

Categories: Legal actions, Time bar provisions, Application of the Conventions, Pure economic loss (fisheries and mariculture)
Subjects: Enforceability of judgements, Interpretation/application of the time-bar provisions in Article VIII of the 1969 and 1992 Civil Liability Conventions and Article 6 of the 1971 and 1992 Fund Conventions, Enforceability of judgements, Loss of income from fishing due to contamination of fishing grounds or imposition of fishing bans