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Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act (16 U.S.C. 668-668d).

Country/Territory
United States of America
Document type
Legislation
Date
1940 (1999)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
United States Code - Title 16 - Conservation.
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Management/conservation Birds Hunting/capture Endangered species Offences/penalties Protection of species
Geographical area
Americas, Arctic, East Pacific, North America, North Atlantic
Abstract

The purposes of this Act is to protect bald and golden eagles. The Act prohibits anyone, without a permit issued by the Secretary of the Interior, from taking bald eagles, including their parts, nests, or eggs. The Act provides criminal penalties for persons who take, possess, sell, purchase, barter, offer to sell, purchase or barter, transport, export or import, at any time or any manner, any bald eagle or any golden eagle, alive or dead, or any part, nest, or egg thereof. The Act defines "take" as "pursue, shoot, shoot at, poison, wound, kill, capture, trap, collect, molest or disturb."

Full text
English
Website
www.fws.gov

References - Legislation

Implemented by

50 CFR § 10.1 - 10.22 - Taking, Possession, transportation, Sale, Purchase, Barter, Exportation, and Importation of Wildlife and Plants - General provisions.

Legislation | United States of America | 1973 (1988)

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Birds, Endangered species, Internal trade, International trade, Marine mammals, Migratory species, Protection of species, Research, Trade in species, Wild fauna, Wild flora

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

50 CFR § 12.1 - 12.51 - Taking, Possession, transportation, Sale, Purchase, Barter, Exportation, and Importation of Wildlife and Plants - Seizure and Forfeiture Procedures.

Legislation | United States of America | 1980 (2022)

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Birds, Endangered species, Internal trade, International trade, Marine mammals, Migratory species, Precautionary principle, Procedural matters, Protection of species, Trade in species, Wild fauna, Wild flora

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

50 CFR § 11.1 - 11.34 - Taking, Possession, transportation, Sale, Purchase, Barter, Exportation, and Importation of Wildlife and Plants - Civil Procedures.

Legislation | United States of America | 1974 (2023)

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Birds, Endangered species, Enforcement/compliance, Hunting/capture, Internal trade, International trade, Marine mammals, Offences/penalties, Protection of species, Trade in species, Wild fauna, Wild flora

Source: FAO, FAOLEX