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Convention on the Game Hunting Formalities Applicable to Tourists Entering Countries in the Conseil de l'Entente

Document type
Multilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
Feb 26, 1976
Source
IUCN (ID: TRE-000539)
Title (French)

Convention sur les formalités de chasse applicables aux touristes entrant dans les pays du Conseil de l'Entente

Title (Other)

Konvention über die Jagdformalitäten für Touristen beim Grenzeintritt in Mitgliedsländer des Conseil de l'Entente

Place of adoption
Yamoussoukro
Depository
Council of the Entente
Language
English, French, German
Entry into force
Jan 1, 1977
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Game Tourism Authorization/permit International agreement-text Hunting/capture Wildlife products Certification Mammals Royalties/fees Law reform/harmonization/deregulation Offences/penalties Wild fauna Hunting gear/hunting methods
Geographical area
Africa
Abstract

Objectives: To harmonise the game-hunting formalities applicable to tourists. Summary of provisions: The term 'game-hunting' is defined in article 1 of the Convention. A tourist hunting licence delivery system is established under Title II. Fees are to be paid for animals killed, of which a list is fixed by each Contracting Party. Title IV establishes an export authorisation mechanism for trophies and skins, and Parties undertake to penalize non-compliance with these arrangements (art. 13). Game-hunting guns are also submitted to prior authorisation (title V), and hunting guides are to meet the criteria and qualifications set out in Title VI. Institution mechanisms: Nil.

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Country/Territory/Participant

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Countries Entry into force
Benin
Burkina Faso
Côte d'Ivoire
Niger
Togo