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Wildlife Conservation Act (No. 5 of 2009).

Country/Territory
Tanzania, Un. Rep. of
Document type
Legislation
Date
2009
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to make better provisions for the conservation, management, protection and sustainable utilisation of wildlife and wildlife products; to repeal the Wildlife Conservation Act Cap. 283 and to provide for other related matters.
Subject
Water, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Inland waters Traditional knowledge/indigenous knowledge Basic legislation Management/conservation Biodiversity Institution Hunting/capture Hunting authorization/permit Wild fauna Protected area Ranching/captive breeding National parks Wildlife products Special fund Wetlands Ecosystem preservation Registration Dangerous animal/harmful animal International agreement-implementation Offences/penalties Protection of species Grazing/transhumance
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Least Developed Countries
Entry into force notes
This Act shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may, by notice in the Gazette, appoint.
Abstract

This Act makes provision with respect to management and conservation of biodiversity and wildlife, i.e. any wild and indigenous animals and plants, and their constituent habitats and ecosystems found on or in land or water, and provides for establishment and management of protected areas in mainland Tanzania. It also provides rules relative to trade in wildlife products and to breeding of wildlife.

Full text
English
Website
www.parliament.go.tz

References - Legislation

Repeals

Wildlife Conservation Act (No. 12 of 1974).

Legislation | Tanzania, Un. Rep. of | 1974 | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Hunting/capture, Hunting authorization/permit, Wild fauna, Protected area, National parks, Wildlife products, Registration, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Wildlife Conservation (Non-consumptive Wildlife Utilization) Regulations, 2016 (G.N. No. 181 of 2016).

Legislation | Tanzania, Un. Rep. of | 2016

Keyword: Tourism, Authorization/permit, EIA

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Wildlife Conservation (Valuation of Trophies) Regulations, 2012 (G.N No. 207 of 2012).

Legislation | Tanzania, Un. Rep. of | 2012

Keyword: Wildlife products

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Wildlife Conservation (Authorized Officers) (Identity Cards) Regulations, 2012 (G.N No. 205 of 2012).

Legislation | Tanzania, Un. Rep. of | 2012

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Forest service/forest officers

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Wildlife Conservation (Compounding of Offences) (Forms) Regulations, 2012 (G.N No. 208 of 2012).

Legislation | Tanzania, Un. Rep. of | 2012

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Wildlife Conservation (Closed Season) Order, 2012 (G.N No. 209 of 2012).

Legislation | Tanzania, Un. Rep. of | 2012

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Seasons

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Wildlife Conservation (Dangerous Animals Damage Consolation) Regulations, 2011 (G.N No. 146 of 2011).

Legislation | Tanzania, Un. Rep. of | 2011

Keyword: Financial agricultural measures, Liability/compensation, Plant production, Dangerous animal/harmful animal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Wildlife Conservation (Wildlife Management Areas) Regulations, 2012 (G.N No. 206 of 2012).

Legislation | Tanzania, Un. Rep. of | 2012

Keyword: Inland fisheries, Forest management/forest conservation, Land-use planning, Apiculture/sericulture, Management/conservation, Biodiversity, Community management, Institution, Policy/planning, Hunting/capture, Hunting authorization/permit, Wild fauna, Protected area, Ranching/captive breeding, Dispute settlement, Wildlife products, Ecosystem preservation, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Offences/penalties, Traditional knowledge/indigenous knowledge, Protection of species, Grazing/transhumance, Local government

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Act, 2016 (No. 4 of 2016).

Legislation | Tanzania, Un. Rep. of | 2016

Keyword: Agricultural development, Institution, Offences/penalties, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Inheritance, Animal health, Wildlife products

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act, 2017 (No. 2 of 2017).

Legislation | Tanzania, Un. Rep. of | 2017

Keyword: Agricultural development, Institution, Cooperative/producer organization, Sugar, Land tenure, Plant production, Sugar cane/sugar beet, Wildlife products, 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: International trade, Authorization/permit, Trade in species, Biodiversity, Offences/penalties, Management/conservation, Wild flora, Protected plant species, Endangered species, Certification, Wild fauna, Protected animal species, International agreement-text, Inventory, Wildlife products

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000483)