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Act on trade of seal products (No. 455 of 2020).

Country/Territory
Finland
Document type
Legislation
Date
2020
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Marine mammals Wildlife products Internal trade International trade Indigenous peoples Inspection Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Arctic, Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Act entered into force on 15 May 2020.
Abstract

This Act implements Regulation (EC) 1007/2009 and Regulation (EC) No. 1007/2009. Competent authorities are the Finnish Wildlife Agency, the Policy and Customs. The Act gives competent authorities the necessary powers to monitor and inspect business activities related to trade in seal products. It also lays down rules on offences and penalties.

Full text
Swedish
Website
finlex.fi

References - Legislation

Implements

Regulation (EC) No. 1007/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on trade in seal products.

Legislation | 2009

Keyword: Marine mammals, Wildlife products, Internal trade, Indigenous peoples

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1850 laying down detailed rules for the implementation of Regulation (EC) No. 1007/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on trade in seal products.

Legislation | 2015

Keyword: Marine mammals, Wildlife products, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX