Towards an Historic Svalbard Judgment in Norway’s Supreme Court

Arctic Review on Law and Politics, Vol 14, 2023, pp. 83-85.

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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