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Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 5) Act, 2019 (No. 12 of 2019).

Country/Territory
United Republic of Tanzania
Document type
Legislation
Date
2019
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Gazette of the United Republic of Tanzania, No. 28 of 8 July 2016.
Subject
Land & soil, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Public land Lease Hunting/capture Business/industry/corporations
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Least Developed Countries
Abstract

This Act amends various written laws including the Wildlife Conservation Act in respect of tenure of ownership of various categories of hunting blocks and the decisions of the Minister of end such tenure. Such decision shall be based on a an annual assessment of utilization of the hunting block and the (assessment of) the performance of a company that hold the tenure of the hunting block after four years of tenure. Rights for hunting blocks shall be assigned in by a transparent process and not less than 30 percent of the hunting blocks shall be assigned to Tanzanian-owned companies. The Minister shall further regulate hunting blocks as set out in this amendment.

Full text
English
Website
www.parliament.go.tz

References - Legislation

Amends

Wildlife Conservation Act (No. 5 of 2009).

Legislation | United Republic of Tanzania | 2009

Keyword: Inland waters, Traditional knowledge/indigenous knowledge, Wetlands, Ecosystem preservation, Basic legislation, Management/conservation, Biodiversity, Institution, Hunting/capture, Hunting authorization/permit, Wild fauna, Protected area, Ranching/captive breeding, National parks, Wildlife products, Special fund, Registration, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Offences/penalties, Protection of species, Grazing, Access and benefit-sharing

Source: FAO, FAOLEX