July 22, 2014 // MLA CONFERENCE AT ARNISTON HOTEL (5-7 SEPTEMBER 2014)

Details of this years MLA Conference to be held at Arniston Hotel from 5-7 September 2014.

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March 24, 2014 // FISHING INDUSTRY NEWS ARTICLE ~ FEBRUARY 2014

There has already been much written about the fishing rights application process of 2013 (FRAP 2013) and we anticipate much more will be written regarding this process over the next year (including the content of High Court affidavits).

As most in the fishing industry will be aware, long term fishing rights were recently allocated in 8 different sectors under the FRAP 2013 process.

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January 13, 2014 // VACANCY – CANDIDATE ATTORNEY FOR 2014

Dawson Edwards & Associates is seeking a Candidate Attorney to join its team in March 2014. Suitably qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by sending their CV’s and a cover letter / email to info@dawsons.co.za. Applicants with a Master’s Degree in Shipping, Marine or Environmental Law will be preferred.    

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December 2, 2013 // FISHING INDUSTRY NEWS ARTICLE ~ NOVEMBER 2013

We have recently been involved in a number of matters involving fishing industry players and the South African Revenue Service (SARS). In some of these instances we have found ourselves asking the question: Does SARS have the jurisdiction and/or the power to act in the manner in which it is acting?

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October 28, 2013 // NEWSFLASH ~ NATIONAL AQUACULTURE FRAMEWORK FOR SOUTH AFRICA

RE – AUTHORISATION REQUIREMENTS FOR AQUACULTURISTS On 11 October 2013 the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) published the ‚ÄúNational Aquaculture Policy Framework for South Africa 2013‚ÄĚ. This policy acknowledges the importance of the aquaculture industry and the potential opportunities presented for food security, job and wealth creation, reduction of imports and transformation. A […]

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