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Wild Animal Control Amendment Act, 1997.

Country/Territory
New Zealand
Document type
Legislation
Date
1997
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Wild fauna Dangerous animal/harmful animal Hunting/capture Keeping of live animals Ranching/captive breeding Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Asia and the Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, Oceania, South Pacific
Entry into force notes
Sections 2 (2), (5), and (6), 6, 7, 8, 15 (a), and 16 enter into force on 1 October 1997. The rest of this Act enters into force on 1 October 1999.
Abstract

Various definitions listed in section 2 of the principal Act have been amended or substituted. Amendments have been made to section 12(1), 12A, 12B dealing with the keeping of specified wild animals in captivity, deer farms, safari parks. Part II of the principal Act shall be substituted with a new Part regarding concessions for wild animal recovery operations on certain Crown-owned and other land. Minor amendments have also been made to sections 4 (2)(c), 6(1), 8(4), Section 12(1), 27(3)(a), 36, 38(2), 38(4), 39, and 40. The Act contains also transitional provisions relating to safari parks.

Full text
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Website
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References - Legislation

Amends

Wild Animal Control Act 1977 (No. 111 of 1977).

Legislation | New Zealand | 1977 (2017)

Keyword: Public land, Wild fauna, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Hunting/capture, Keeping of live animals, Ranching/captive breeding, Authorization/permit, Institution, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX