Supreme Court REVERSES DECISION on SETNET BAN Initative

The Supreme Court REVERSED the Superior Courts decision to put the setnet ban initiative on the ballot. ┬áTheir conclusion was that the initative would allocate the salmon resource to other users and therefore would significantly narrow the legislature’s and Board of Fisheries range of freedom to make allocative decisions. ┬áThereby effecting a prohibited appropriation via initiative.

http://www.courtrecords.alaska.gov/webdocs/opinions/ops/sp-7073.pdf

 

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