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Wild Flora and Fauna Trade Act.

Country
Type of law
Legislation
Date of original text
Source

Abstract
The Act provides for implementation of the EU Regulations on the protection of specimens of wild animal and plant species by monitoring its trade. The Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management is subject to licensing requirements for trade in specimens. The Act further provides for acquisition of the specimens by inheritance or gift and liabilities of the new owner. The text further lays out provision for labelling, registration and identification the specimens. Article 6 refers to responsible authorities for controlling, evidence providing and preserving and customs requirements. The Act further refers to criminal and financial offences, penal order, seizure and treatment of confiscated specimens. The Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management is in charge for enforcement of this Act and relevant EU regulations. The text consists of 16 Articles.
Long title of text
Federal Act on control of trade of wild flora and fauna.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Entry into force notes
This Act comes into force on January 1, 2010.
Notes
The present Act is consolidated by BGBl. I Nr. 104/2019.
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
Bundesgesetz ber die berwachung des Handels mit Exemplaren wildlebender Tier- und Pflanzenarten (Artenhandelsgesetz 2009 ArtHG 2009).
Repeals