Humane Society International Inc. v. Kyodo Senpaku Kaisha Ltd.

Humane Society International Inc. v. Kyodo Senpaku Kaisha Ltd. [2015] FCA 1275 (November 18, 2015)
Federal Court of Australia

In earlier proceedings, the Federal Court of Australia issued injunctions blocking a Japanese whaling company (Kyodo Senpaku Kaisha Ltd.) from killing, injuring, taking, or interfering with any Antarctic minke whale, fin whale, or humpback whale in the Australian Whale Sanctuary unless specifically authorized under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act.  Para. 5. 

Humane Society International filed contempt proceedings against the whaling company and produced evidence that the company continued whaling in the sanctuary and killed minke whales notwithstanding the injunctions.  The Federal Court imposed a fine of AUS$1 million dollars.  Para. 46.

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