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Policy on Whale and Dolphin Watching (No. 479 of 2017).

Country/Territory
South Africa
Document type
Miscellaneous
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Tourism Protection of species Marine mammals Monitoring Ecosystem preservation
Geographical area
Africa, Southern Africa
Abstract

This Policy on Whale and Dolphin Watching (“BBWW”) intends to guide the process and decision making for the second permit allocation process for boat-based whale and dolphin watching permits. The policy must be read with the Threatened or Protected Marine Species Regulations, 2017 published under the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (BBWW Regulations). The objectives of this Policy are to: supplement the Regulations to manage the South African BBWW industry through the a

Full text
English
Website
www.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