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Alien and invasive species Regulations, 2013 (No. R. 506 of 2013).

Country/Territory
South Africa
Document type
Regulation
Date
2013
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries, Cultivated plants, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Alien species Plant protection Weeds Biodiversity Dangerous animal/harmful animal Birds Management/conservation Insects Marine fishes Wild fauna Wild flora
Geographical area
Africa, Southern Africa
Abstract

These Regulations implement provisions of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act with respect to control of alien and invasive species in South Africa. The Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs shall be the issuing authority for permits authorizing the carrying out of a restricted activity involving a specimen of an alien or a listed invasive species of plant or animal. The issuing of permits is regulated by sections 65-67 of the Act. the Regulations provide, among other t

Full text
English
Website
www.info.gov.za

References - Legislation

Implements

National Environmental Management Biodiversity Act, 2004 (No. 10 of 2004).

Legislation | South Africa | 2004

Keyword: Ecosystem preservation, Biosafety, Biosecurity, Basic legislation, Biodiversity, Data collection/reporting, Policy/planning, Education, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Genetic resources, GMO, Institution, Inventory, Management/conservation, Monitoring, Protection of habitats, Research, Special fund, Traditional rights/customary rights, Use restrictions, Wildlife products, Endangered species, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Biotechnology, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Access and benefit sharing

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Alien and Invasive Species Regulations, 2014 (No. R. 598 of 2014).

Legislation | South Africa | 2014

Keyword: Alien species, Plant protection, Weeds, Biodiversity, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Birds, Management/conservation, Insects, Marine fishes, Wild fauna, Wild flora

Source: FAO, FAOLEX