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National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act: Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES): Regulations (No. R. 173 of 2010).

Country/Territory
South Africa
Document type
Regulation
Date
2010
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Biodiversity Management/conservation Endangered species International trade Institution International agreement-implementation Offences/penalties Protection of species
Geographical area
Africa, Southern Africa
Abstract

These Regulations of the Minister of the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, made under section 97(1) of the National Environmental Management Biodiversity Act, 2004, prohibits international trade and transit or transshipment of specimens of species listed in the Appendices to these Regulations, other than in accordance with provisions of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and these Regulations. The Minister shall be the national

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

Amended by

National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act: Amendments to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Regulations (No. R. 323 of 2014).

Legislation | South Africa | 2014

Keyword: Endangered species, International trade, Authorization/permit, Certification, International agreement-implementation, Biodiversity

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act: Amendments to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Regulations (No. R. 575 of 2011).

Legislation | South Africa | 2011

Keyword: Endangered species, International trade, Authorization/permit, Certification, International agreement-implementation, Biodiversity

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Other references

Implements treaty

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

Treaty | Multilateral | Washington |

Keyword: Inventory, Wild flora, Authorization/permit, Endangered species, Certification, Biodiversity, International trade, Protected plant species, Protected animal species, Wild fauna, Wildlife products, Management/conservation, Offences/penalties, International agreement-text, Trade in species

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000483)