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Flora, Fauna and Natural Habitats Protection Regulations, 2006 [S.L.549.44].

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The purpose of this Regulation is to contribute towards ensuring biodiversity in the European Community through the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora in the Maltese Islands. The Malta Environment and Planning Authority is charged with the setting up of the National Ecological Network, which shall be composed of sites characterized by one or more of the biodiversity features specified in regulation 5. Further provisions concern the establishment of protected sites, measures for the conservation of bird species, protection of flora and fauna, control of alien species, capture and killing methods, access to genetic resources.
Long title of text
Flora, Fauna and Natural Habitats Protection Regulations, 2006 [S.L.549.44]. Legal Notice 311 of 2006, as amended by Legal Notices 426 of 2007, 162 of 2009, 94 of 2010, 322 of 2013 379 of 2016 and 164 of 2019.
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Text as amended on 12/07/2019.
Publication reference
Government Gazette Of Malta No. 20,231 12.07.2019
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