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National moratorium on trade of individual rhinoceros horns and anyderivates or products of horns within South Africa (No. R. 148 of 2009).

Country/Territory
South Africa
Document type
Regulation
Date
2009
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Wildlife products Protection of species
Geographical area
Africa, Southern Africa
Abstract

This Notice introduces a national moratorium on the trade of individual rhinoceros horns and any derivates or products of the horns within South Africa under Section 57(2) of the National Environmental Management Biodiversity Act, 2004. The moratorium will stay in place until further notice.

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