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Threatened or Protected Species Regulations, 2015 (Notice No. 255 of 2015).

Country/Territory
South Africa
Document type
Regulation
Date
2015
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Marine fisheries Fishery management and conservation Aquatic animals Aquatic plants Cartilaginous fishes Protection of species Biodiversity Hunting authorization/permit Hunting gear/hunting methods Hunting rights Hunting/capture Ranching/captive breeding Authorization/permit Turtles Wildlife products Endangered species Trade in species Dangerous animal/harmful animal Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Africa, Southern Africa
Abstract

These Regulations, made under the National Environmental Management Biodiversity Act, 2004, provide for the protection and conservation of threatened species including marine plants and animals.

Full text
English
Website
www.environment.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

Repeals

Regulations for the management of boat based whale watching and protection of turtles (No. R. 725 of 2008).

Legislation | South Africa | 2008 | Repealed

Keyword: Protected area, Marine mammals, Turtles, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Threatened or Protected Species Regulations, 2007 (No. R. 152 of 2007).

Legislation | South Africa | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Fishery management and conservation, Aquatic animals, Aquatic plants, Protection of species, Biodiversity, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Hunting rights, Hunting/capture, Ranching/captive breeding, Authorization/permit, Wildlife products, Endangered species, Trade in species, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Other references

Implements treaty

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

Treaty | Multilateral | Washington |

Keyword: Inventory, Wild flora, Authorization/permit, Endangered species, Certification, Biodiversity, International trade, Protected plant species, Protected animal species, Wild fauna, Wildlife products, Management/conservation, Offences/penalties, International agreement-text, Trade in species

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000483)