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National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act: Norms and standards for hunting methods in South Africa (G.N. No. 456 of 2011).

Country/Territory
South Africa
Document type
Regulation
Date
2011
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Hunting/capture Hunting gear/hunting methods Biodiversity
Geographical area
Africa, Southern Africa
Abstract

These National Norms and Standards aim to ensure that minimum requirements for hunting methods are standardized by providing the following specifications: (a) minimum bullet weights for rifle hunting; (b) minimum bullet weights and barrel lengths for handgun hunting; (c) permissible bows for bow hunting; (d) minimum requirements for bow hunting; (e) minimum requirements for falconry; (f) criteria to be met by gamebirds for inclusion in provincial hunting proclamations.

Full text
English
Website
www.polity.org.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