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Zambia Wildlife Act (No.12 of 1998).

Country/Territory
Zambia
Document type
Legislation
Date
1998
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to establish the Zambia Wildlife Authority and to define its functions; to provide for the establishment, control and management of National Parks and for the conservation and enhancement of Wildlife ecosystems, biodiversity, and of objects of aesthetic pre historic historical geological, archaeological and scientific interest in National parks; and for the promotion of opportunities for the equitable and sustainable use wildlife and effective management of the wildlife habitat in Game management Areas; to enhance the benefits of Game Management Areas; to provide for the development and implementation of management plans; to provide for the regulation of game ranching; to provide for the licensing, sale, import and export of wild animals and trophies; to provide for the implementation of the convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna, the convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Water Fowl Habitat, the convention on Biological Diversity and the Lusaka Agreement on Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed at illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora; to repeal the National Parks and Wildlife Act, 1991; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.
Subject
Land & soil, Mineral resources, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Land tenure Mining Basic legislation Protected area National parks Endangered species Wild flora Institution Hunting/capture Hunting gear/hunting methods Hunting authorization/permit Hunting authorization/permit fee Wildlife products Biodiversity Dangerous animal/harmful animal Reptiles International agreement-implementation Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations, Least Developed Countries
Entry into force notes
The Act shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may, by Statutory Instrument, appoint.
Abstract

The Act consists of 145 sections divided into 14 Parts: Preliminary (I); The Zambia Wildlife Authority (II); Community Resources Board (III); National Parks (IV); Game Management Areas (V); Game animals and protected animals (VI); Licences (VII); Hunting of wild animals (VIII); Killing, wounding or molesting wild animals (IX); Trophies (X); Sale and transfer of wildlife animals and of meat of wildlife animals (XI); Import and export of wild animals, meat and trophies (XII); Enforcement provision

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References - Legislation

Repeals

International Game Park and Wildlife Act.

Legislation | Zambia | 1971 (1997) | Repealed

Keyword: Inland fisheries, Fishing authorization, Protected area, National parks, Management/conservation, Hunting/capture, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Plumage Birds Protection Act.

Legislation | Zambia | 1915 (1997) | Repealed

Keyword: Birds, International trade, Internal trade, Authorization/permit, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Parks and Wildlife Act (No. 10 of 1991).

Legislation | Zambia | 1991 (1997) | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Protected area, National parks, Endangered species, Wild flora, Institution, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting authorization/permit fee, Wildlife products, Biodiversity, Court/tribunal, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Reptiles, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Zambia Wildlife (Elephant Sport Hunting) Regulations, 2010 (S.I. No. 107 of 2010).

Legislation | Zambia | 2010

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Hunting rights, Hunting/capture, Wildlife products, Registration, Contract/agreement, Mammals, International agreement-implementation, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Zambia Wildlife (Community Resource Boards Revenue) Regulations, 2004 (S.I. No. 89 of 2004).

Legislation | Zambia | 2004

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit fee, Special fund

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Zambia Wildlife (Elephant) (Sport Hunting) Regulations, 2005 (S.I. No. 40 of 2005).

Legislation | Zambia | 2005 | Repealed

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Hunting rights, Hunting/capture, Wildlife products, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Zambia Wildlife (International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) Regulations, 2007 (S.I. No. 61 of 2007).

Legislation | Zambia | 2007

Keyword: Plant production, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Institution, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Wildlife products, International trade, Authorization/permit, Certification, Registration, International agreement-implementation, Ranching/captive breeding, Offences/penalties, Cartilaginous fishes, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Parks and Wildlife (Game Animals) Order, 2015 (S.I. No. 10 of 2015).

Legislation | Zambia | 2015

Keyword: Protected area, National parks, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Wildlife products, Authorization/permit, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Zambia Wildlife (Amendment) Act (Act No. 13 of 2001).

Legislation | Zambia | 2001 | Repealed

Keyword: Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Zambia Wildlife Act, 2015 (No. 14 of 2015).

Legislation | Zambia | 2015

Keyword: Ecosystem preservation, EIA, Land tenure, Expropriation, Mining, Sustainable development, Wetlands, Basic legislation, Biodiversity, Protected area, National parks, Endangered species, Community management, Wild flora, Institution, Special fund, Public participation, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Hunting authorization/permit, International trade, Hunting authorization/permit fee, Wildlife products, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Reptiles, International agreement-implementation, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX