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Uganda Wildlife Act, 1996 (Cap. 2000).

Country/Territory
Uganda
Document type
Legislation
Date
1996 (2000)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to provide for sustainable management of wildlife; to consolidate the law relating to wildlife management; to establish a coordinating, monitoring and supervisory body for that purpose and for other matters incidental to or connected with the foregoing.
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Basic legislation Biodiversity Protected area National parks Protection of habitats Management/conservation Hunting/capture Dangerous animal/harmful animal Wild fauna International trade Ranching/captive breeding Wildlife products Wild flora Institution Policy/planning Special fund Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Offences/penalties Community management Protection of species
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations, Least Developed Countries
Entry into force notes
Entry into force on a date as may be appointed by the Minister by statutory instrument.
Abstract

This Act provides for the conservation of wild animals and plants and the sustainable management of wildlife in Uganda. The text of the Act consists of 94 sections which are divided into 15 Parts: Preliminary (I); Institutional Arrangements (II); General Management Measures (III); Wildlife Conservation Areas (IV); Protected Species (V); Wildlife Use Rights (VI); Professional Hunters and Trappers (VII); Methods of Hunting and Taking, and Responsibilities of Hunters (VIII); Management of Problem A

Full text
English
Website
www.ugandawildlife.org