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National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act: Exempted Alien Species (No. 509 of 2013).

Country/Territory
South Africa
Document type
Regulation
Date
2013
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Biodiversity Alien species Authorization/permit Protection of species
Geographical area
Africa, Southern Africa
Abstract

This Notice of the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, made under section 66 of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004, establishes for purposes of section 66 the list of exempted plant species. Section 66 provides that the Minister may, by Notice in the Gazette, grant an exemption from the provisions of section 65 of the Act prohibiting the carrying out a restricted activity involving a specimen of an alien species without a permit issued in terms of Chapter 7.

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