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Hunting Law (2003)

Country/Territory
Latvia
Document type
Legislation
Date
2003
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Hunting/capture Hunting gear/hunting methods Hunting authorization/permit Hunting rights Protection of habitats Special fund Allocation/quota
Geographical area
Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Law regulates the basic rules of hunting management. Among others, it provides for hunter’s certificate and rights to hunt; hunting areas, hunting quota and hunting permit; illegal hunting; supervision of hunting resources and hunting control; and hunting management development fund.

Full text
Latvian/English
Website
likumi.lv

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora

Legislation | 1992

Keyword: Protection of species, Ecosystem preservation, Protected area, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the conservation of wild birds.

Legislation | 2009

Keyword: Birds, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Law on hunting.

Legislation | Latvia | 2000

Keyword: Basic legislation, Hunting/capture, Hunting authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance, Monitoring, Total allowable catch

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Cabinet Regulation No. 1165 of 2010 on Procedures for Issuing Permits for Acquiring Individuals of Non-Game Species, for Introducing Wild Species Uncharacteristic to the Nature of Latvia (Introduction), and Restoring Populations of Species in the Nature (Re-Introduction)

Legislation | Latvia | 2010

Keyword: Game, Wild fauna, Authorization/permit, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 123 of 2004 on By-laws of the Hunting Management Development Fund

Legislation | Latvia | 2004

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Hunting rights, Institution, Procedural matters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX