Summary: Following an extensive period of consultation and parliamentary committee debate, the Oceans Act came into force on 31 January 1997. The Act established Canada as the first country with comprehensive oceans-management legislation. Canada has begun to implement its Oceans Act.
Authors: Fisheries & Oceans Canada, WWF-Canada
Source or Agency: Not Applicable
Organization: Fisheries & Oceans Canada, WWF-Canada
Document Type: Case Study