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National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act: National list of invasive species (No. 507 of 2013).

Country/Territory
South Africa
Document type
Regulation
Date
2013
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Fishery management and conservation Biodiversity Alien species Dangerous animal/harmful animal Birds Management/conservation Insects Marine fishes Plant protection Wild fauna Wild flora
Geographical area
Africa, Southern Africa
Abstract

This Notice of the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, made under section 70 of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004, establishes for purposes of Chapter 5 the list of invasive plant and animal species, including fish species, aquatic animals and birds. Section 70 provides that within 24 months of the date on which that section takes effect, the Minister must by notice in the Gazette, publish a national list of invasive species in respect of which Chapter 5 must

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