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Act on hunting and wildlife management (No. 747 of 2007).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
1997 (2007)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Basic legislation Hunting authorization/permit Hunting/capture Hunting gear/hunting methods Wild fauna Endangered species Protection of habitats Birds Game Protection of species
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Act enters into force on 1 January 2007.
Abstract

This Act sets regulations in order to protect wildlife through a sustainable hunting management. The Act ensures that protection of wildlife is enforced by establishing reserves, restoring and protecting habitats and regulating hunting activities of rare and endangered animal species. Hunting activities may only occur during daylight hours.

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Legislation | European Union | 1979 (2003) | Repealed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. 1063 on Skarrehage Wildlife Sanctuary.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007

Keyword: Wild fauna, Birds, Management/conservation, Endangered species, National parks, Protected area, Community management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1010 on firearms and ammunition allowed for hunting.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Authorization/permit, Wild fauna

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 901 on the preservation of certain animal and plant species, capture and trade of wildlife and care of injured wildlife.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Trade in species, Mammals, Birds, Insects, Wild fauna, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Protection of habitats, Reptiles, Internal trade, Wild flora, Community management, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Act amending the Environment Protection Act, Act on Hunting Act, and other Acts (No. 508 of 2008).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Mammals, Management/conservation, Hunting/capture, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX