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Decree-Law No. 226/97 implementing EU Council Directive No. 92/43/EC on wildlife habitat protection.

Country/Territory
Portugal
Document type
Legislation
Date
1997
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Biodiversity Protected area Hunting/capture Hunting gear/hunting methods Offences/penalties Protection of habitats Protection of species
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Southern Europe
Abstract

This Decree-Law approves EC Council Directive No. 92/43/EC on wildlife habitat protection. It consists of 19 articles and 6 annexes establishing biodiversity, wildlife and habitats protection within national territory, according to economic, social and cultural needs. It provides for flora and fauna protecting measures, regulates hunting activity (prohibited hunting gear and methods) and establishes protected zones. Sanctions to be paid by offenders for illegal activity are specified in the text

Full text
Portuguese

References - Legislation

Implements

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