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Agreement on the Joint Regulations on Fauna and Flora

Document type
Multilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
Dec 3, 1977
Source
IUCN (ID: TRE-000101)
Title (French)

Accord portant réglementation commune sur la faune et la flore

Title (Other)

Vereinbarung über gemeinsame Vorschriften über Fauna und Flora

Place of adoption
Enugu
Depository
Chad
Language
English
Entry into force
Dec 3, 1977
Subject
Fisheries, Water, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Fishing gear/fishing method Wildlife products Authorization/permit Institution International trade Stock enhancement/repopulation Hunting/capture Wild fauna International relations/cooperation Ecosystem preservation Protection of species Data collection/reporting International agreement-text Aquatic animals Protected area Biodiversity Reptiles Forest management/forest conservation Law reform/harmonization/deregulation Wild flora Management/conservation Trade in species Certification
Geographical area
Central Africa, Africa, Sahel, North Atlantic, Western Africa
Comment

This Agreement has been concluded with the view of reaching the objectives of the Convention of 22 May 1964 establishing the Lake Chad Basin Commission; this agreement provides for the preparation of a list of protected species based on the annex of the African Convention of 1968 with a view to adopting a common policy and joint regulations; such regulations will include rules to prevent the trade in illegally taken species and products; a joint regulation will also provide for measures to forbid fire-arms, explosives, electrical appliances, poison, drugs and polluting material for fishing purposes. The Convention makes special reference to the prohibition of the construction of dykes, dams and other obstacles to fish migrations. The Convention also requires Member States to organize mechanisms for the collection, analysis and distribution of statistical information relating to fisheries. Member States are obliged to regulate the import and export of live fish, their eggs or other aquatic animals. They are also obliged to forbid the pollution of fishing waters by any substance or by untreated vegetable wastes.

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Cameroon
Chad
Niger
Nigeria

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