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Act on Hunting and Game Management (No. 114 of 1997).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
1993 (1997)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Basic legislation Hunting/capture Management/conservation Endangered species Game Hunting authorization/permit Mammals Birds Protection of habitats Seasons Wild fauna Wild flora Protection of species
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

The Act applies to the management of hunting activities with the purpose of conservation of special animal species - specifically mammals and wild birds. Hunting season is permitted between 1 February and 31 August, during sunlight hours only and not on endangered specieies. The Ministry of Environment and energy sets regulations concerning the rehabilitation of wildlife, including the improvement of wildlife habitat; on the implementation of management planning for endangered wildlife species;

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 79/409/EEC on the conservation of wild birds.

Legislation | European Union | 1979 (2003) | Repealed

Keyword: Birds, Hunting/capture, Endangered species, Management/conservation, Protection of habitats, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora

Legislation | European Union | 1992

Keyword: Protected area, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Ecosystem preservation, Data collection/reporting, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Order No. 408 on the management of international environment protection areas and on the protection of certain species.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007

Keyword: Protected area, Protection of habitats, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Ecosystem preservation, Environmental planning, Mining, Urban land, Wetlands, Inland waters, Birds, Management/conservation, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX