Full Statute Name:  ENDANGERED SPECIES (CONTROL OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND TRAFFIC) ACT Decree No. 11 of 1985

Share |
Popular Title:  ENDANGERED SPECIES (CONTROL OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND TRAFFIC) ACT Primary Citation:  Decree No. 11 of 1985 Country of Origin:  Nigeria Last Checked:  September, 2014 Date Adopted:  1985
Summary: The hunting or capture of or trade in animal species listed in the First Schedule to this Act is absolutely prohibited. Furthermore, no person shall hunt, capture, trade in or otherwise deal with an animal species specified in the Second Schedule to this Act except if that person is in possession of a license issued under this Act. The act also sets out the conditions of licenses and permits. The Minister may by an order publish in the Federal Gazette alter the list of animals specified in the First or Second Schedule to this Act by way of addition, substitution or deletion or otherwise. Penalties for violations are also provided.
Documents:  PDF icon stngendangeredspeciesact.pdf (187.68 KB)
Statute Text: 
Share |