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Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act of 1994 (P.L. 103-391).

Country/Territory
United States of America
Document type
Legislation
Date
1994
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Public Law 103-391, 21 October 1994, pp. 4094-4097.
Long title
An Act to assist in the conservation of rhinoceros and tigers by supporting and providing financial resources for the conservation programs of nations whose activities directly or indirectly affect rhinoceros and tiger populations, and of the CITES Secretariat.
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Management/conservation Endangered species Protection of species Trade in species
Geographical area
Americas, Arctic, East Pacific, North America, North Atlantic
Abstract

The purpose of this Act is to assist in the conservation of rhinoceros and tigers by supporting the conservation programs of nations whose activities directly or indirectly affect rhinoceros and tiger populations, and the CITES Secretariat. A Rhinoceros and Tiger Fund is established under section 6(a). The Secretary of the Interior shall, in consultation with the Administrator of the Agency for International Development use amounts in the Fund to provide financial assistance for projects for the conservation of rhinoceros and tigers (sect. 5). A country whose activities directly or indirectly affect rhinoceros or tiger populations or the CITES Secretariat, or any other person may submit to the Secretary a project proposal under section 5. (7 sections)

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References - Legislation

Implemented by

50 CFR § 11.1 - 11.34 - Taking, Possession, transportation, Sale, Purchase, Barter, Exportation, and Importation of Wildlife and Plants - Civil Procedures.

Legislation | United States of America | 1974 (2023)

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Birds, Endangered species, Enforcement/compliance, Hunting/capture, Internal trade, International trade, Marine mammals, Offences/penalties, Protection of species, Trade in species, Wild fauna, Wild flora

Source: FAO, FAOLEX