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Game Preservation Proclamation (No. 33 of 1951).

Country/Territory
Lesotho
Document type
Legislation
Date
1951
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
A Proclamation to amend the laws dealing with the preservation of game. and to provide for the preservation of other types of wild life in Basutoland.
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Basic legislation Management/conservation Hunting/capture Hunting authorization/permit Game Seasons Institution Protected area Offences/penalties Protection of species
Geographical area
Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations, Least Developed Countries, Southern Africa
Abstract

This Proclamation protects all wildlife capable of being hunted, by requiring hunting licenses for hunting and providing for a closed season and the declaration of wild life sanctuaries. The Proclamation further protects game from being destroyed or brought to extinction through bad hunting practices. The Proclamation lists in its Schedules protected royal game and protected game.

Full text
English
Website
www.environment.gov.ls