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National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004: Prohibition of trade in certain Encephalartos (Cycad) species (No. R. 371 of 2012).

Country/Territory
South Africa
Document type
Regulation
Date
2012
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Cultivated plants, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Plant production Floriculture Offences/penalties Biodiversity Protection of species
Geographical area
Africa, Southern Africa
Abstract

This Notice of the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs made in terms of section 57(2) of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004, specifies prohibited restricted activities, involving the wild or artificially propagated specimens of listed threatened or protected Encephalartos species, except if required for conservation or enforcement purposes (as defined).

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