Wildlife and National Parks Act

National Parks and Reserves Regulations 1996

[GN 44 of 1996 – 1 June 1996] [Section 30]

1. These regulations may be cited as the National Parks and Reserves Regulations 1996.

2. In these regulations –

"Act" means the Wildlife and National Parks Act;

"drive" includes ride;

"marine reserve" means any reserved land declared as such under section 11(1) of the Act;

"road" means any road that may be used by a vehicle and includes any parking area for vehicles;

"vehicle" means any mechanical means of transportation on land;

"vessel" includes any boat, ship, machine, craft or other conveyance capable of being used on, under or immediately above the surface of water.

3. (1) Except with the permission of the Director, no person shall, on any reserved land –

 (a) take or have in his possession any form of wildlife or wildlife product;

 (b) be in possession of any hunting equipment, explosive or other device or substance which may be used to frighten or injure wildlife;

 (c) lay or set any trap or snare or deposit any poisonous substance;

 (d) interfere with the nest, breeding place, or habitation of any form of wildlife;

 (e) intentionally rouse or disturb any form of wildlife;

 (f) take, damage or otherwise interfere with a growing or standing plant;

 (g) collect or take any flower or seed of any plant;

 (h) be in possession of any implement capable of being used to damage, dig up, cut or destroy any plant;

 (i) plant or propagate any seed or plant.

(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1)(f) and (g), a person may –

 (a) pick, collect or have in his possession the fruit or any plant specified in the Schedule;

 (b) have in his possession such fruit as he may have brought with him for his consumption.

4. (1) Except with the permission of the Director, no person shall introduce any animal or plant or in any way cause any animal or plant to be introduced into, or remain on, any reserved land.

(2) Any person who becomes aware that he has caused any animal or plant to be introduced without authority into any reserved land shall –

 (a) take all reasonable steps to remove the animal or plant from the reserved land;

 (b) immediately notify the Director of the matter.

5. Except with the permission of the Director, no person shall destroy, damage, deface, move or otherwise interfere with any building, fence, gate, notice, sign, marker, post, buoy, mooring, cairn, structure or other work erected or placed on any reserved land.

6. (1) Except with the permission of the Director, no person, other than an officer, shall light or cause a fire to be lit on any reserved land except in a fireplace provided for that purpose.

(2) Any person who lights a fire in such a fireplace shall –

 (a) take all reasonable steps to prevent the fire from spreading;

 (b) not leave the fire unattended; and

 (c) extinguish the fire as soon as it is no longer required for any purpose or it starts spreading.

(3) No person shall, on any reserved land, use or discard in a manner likely to cause a fire, any match, any burning or smouldering material or any inflammable substance.

(4) In this regulation –

 "lighting a fire" does not include lighting in a reasonable manner, a stove fuelled by gas or petroleum or a barbecue apparatus fuelled by gas or charcoal.

7. (1) The Director may establish or designate camping areas on any reserved land.

(2) The Director may cause to be displayed signs or notices on any reserved land prohibiting or restricting the use of any site within any camping area.

(3) Any person who uses a site within a camping area on any reserved land in breach of a prohibition or restriction contained in a sign or notice displayed under paragraph (2) shall commit an offence.

(4) No person shall, except in an established or a designated camping area, camp within 100 metres of a road on any reserved land.

(5) An officer may, for the purpose of regulating the use of any site or place on any reserved land, give directions to any person regarding –

 (a) the use of such site or place for camping or the use or occupation of any tent, building, hut, or other structure; and

 (b) the disposal of any object related to such use or occupation.

(6) Any person who uses or intends to use a site or place on any reserved land as a camping place shall comply with any direction given by an officer under paragraph (5).

8. No person shall, on any reserved land, deposit or leave any rubbish, litter or other object except in a receptacle or place provided for that purpose.

9. (1) Except with the permission of the Director, no person shall drive or use any vehicle on any reserved land otherwise than on a road provided for that purpose.

(2) The Director may cause signs or notices to be displayed on any reserved land prohibiting or restricting the driving, using or leaving of vehicles on that land.

(3) No person shall drive, use or leave a vehicle on any reserved land in contravention of a prohibition or restriction contained in a sign or notice displayed under paragraph (2).

(4) Except with the permission of the Director, no person shall drive or use a vehicle on a road or track on any reserved land that has been closed by barrier erected by or under the authority of the Director.

(5) An officer may, for the purpose of –

 (a) regulating the use of any road within any reserved land;

 (b) avoiding inconvenience or risk of danger to persons having access to any reserved land,

give directions to any person driving or in charge of a vehicle and that person shall forthwith comply with those directions.

(6) Except with the permission of the Director, no person shall drive, tow, park, or use any vehicle on any reserved land where the vehicle contains any hunting equipment or any cat, dog, domestic livestock, rabbit or other animal.

(7) Any person who contravenes paragraphs (1), (3), (4), (5) and (6) shall commit an offence.

10. (1) The Director may cause signs or notices to be displayed at or near any watercourse, river, stream, lake, pond or pool within any reserved land prohibiting or restricting the use, or giving directions with respect to the use, of vessels thereon.

(2) An officer may, for the purpose of –

 (a) regulating the use of vessels under paragraph (1);

 (b) avoiding inconvenience or risk of danger to persons having access to any reserved land,

give directions to any person and that person shall comply forthwith with those directions.

(3) Any person who uses a vessel on water within any reserved land and contravenes –

 (a) a prohibition or restriction contained in a sign or notice displayed under paragraph (1);

 (b) any directions contained in a sign or notice so displayed;

 (c) any directions given by an officer under paragraph (2),

shall commit an offence.

(4) Notwithstanding paragraphs (1) and (2), no person shall take any vessel into or allow any vessel to pass into or use any vessel within any marine reserve without the permission of the Permanent Secretary.

11. (1) Except with the permission of the Permanent Secretary, no person shall, except in a case of emergency, land an aircraft on or take off an aircraft from any place in any reserved land.

(2) No person shall –

 (a) drop any article from an aircraft onto any reserved land;

 (b) fly an aircraft over any reserved land for the purpose of enabling any article to be dropped therefrom onto that land.

12. (1) Except with the permission of the Director, no person shall, in any reserved land –

 (a) dam up, divert, or pollute any waters;

 (b) interfere with, dig up, cut up, collect, or remove any sand, gravel, clay, mud, rock, mineral, coral or any pole, timber, firewood, humus or other natural substance.

(2) Notwithstanding regulation 3(2), the Director may, on payment of such fee as the Minister may approve, grant a permit to authorise the cutting and removal of any part of any non-indigenous species of plant.

(3) Except with the permission of the Director, no person shall on any reserved land –

 (a) remove, damage, deface, or disturb any brick, glass, coin, masonry, ceramics, ancient relic or any object of architectural, archaeological, historical, geomorphological or scientific interest;

 (b) damage, deface or otherwise interfere with by writing or marking in any way, any plant, rock or other natural materials;

 (c) remove, damage, or deface any rock, stalactite, stalagmite or other formation in a cave, situated, found or placed on that land.

(4) Except with the permission of the Permanent Secretary, no person shall, on any reserved land –

 (a) erect any building or structure, other than a tent;

 (b) erect, exhibit or display any notice or sign or any bill, poster or advertisement;

 (c) make or mark out any track or route;

 (d) erect any cairn or any memorial of any kind;

 (e) take any photograph or make any movie or video for a commercial purpose other than that of reporting news.

(5) No person shall, on any reserved land –

 (a) deposit or bury the dead body of any creature;

 (b) deposit, discharge or leave any offal, filth, dung, or any other noxious or polluting matter or thing;

 (c) deposit any vehicle carcass or part thereof.

13. Except with the authorisation of the Permanent Secretary, no person shall enter into or remain in any marine reserve or any other reserved land where a sign is displayed prohibiting or restricting public access, otherwise than in a manner authorised by that sign.

14. No person shall, on any reserved land –

(a) behave in a violent, riotous, offensive or indecent manner;

(b) insult or annoy any person;

(c) make any loud noise; or

(d) play at a high volume or at a volume above that allowed by an officer, any radio, musical instrument or other device capable of generating noise.

15. No person shall play or engage in any ball game, except in such areas as the Director may designate.

16. (1) The Director may, with the approval of the Minister, impose charges for –

 (a) admission to any reserved land or to any building situated therein;

 (b) the use of any hut, building or other structure or any equipment within reserved land;

 (c) the provision of any service or assistance to any visitor to reserved land;

 (d) the issue of any permit or grant of any authority.

(2) Any person to whom a payment is made under paragraph (1) shall issue an official receipt and shall commit an offence where he fails to do so.

(3) Any person authorised by the Director to collect the charges specified in paragraph (1) may require the driver of a vehicle on a road on reserved land to stop the vehicle for the purpose of enabling him to collect the charges or to check that the charges have been paid.

(4) The driver of a vehicle who fails to comply with a requirement under paragraph (3) shall commit an offence.

(5) Any person who fails to pay any charge payable –

 (a) under paragraph (1)(a), for admission to any reserved land or any building situated thereon; or

 (b) under paragraph (1)(b), for the use of any hut, building or other structure or any equipment,

shall commit an offence.

17. An officer may –

(a) pull down or remove any building, structure or other item erected or placed within reserved land without lawful authority;

(b) seize and take charge of and remove or tow away or cause to be removed or towed away, any vehicle or vessel which the officer has reasonable grounds to believe –

 (i) is a danger or an unreasonable obstruction to traffic or navigation;

 (ii) is unattended and has been abandoned on reserved land.

18. An officer may refuse admission to any person, or request any person to leave any reserved land, who, in his opinion –

(a) is intoxicated or is in such a condition as would be likely to be offensive or to cause annoyance to persons having access to the reserved land;

(b) has caused or is likely to cause disturbance to wildlife on the reserved land; or

(c) is contravening or has contravened any of these regulations.

19. (1) No person shall, without the permission of the Permanent Secretary, in a marine reserve –

 (a) be in possession of any fishing equipment or practise any type of fishing;

 (b) disturb, take or otherwise interfere with any animal, coral, shell, plant or any other marine organism, whether dead or alive;

 (c) swim or dive;

 (d) conduct or carry out any research or survey work.

(2) Subject to section 112 of the Criminal Code (Supplementary) Act, no person shall, without the permission of the Permanent Secretary, in a marine reserve, carry out any kayaking, boating, water-skiing, windsurfing or any related activities.

20. Any person in charge of any vessel authorised to enter or to be used in a marine reserve under regulation 10(4) or 19(d), shall –

(a) utilise only passages demarcated for entry to the marine reserve;

(b) maintain the minimum speed required to make steerage way;

(c) moor the vessel only at a place designated for that purpose; and

(d) not drop anchor or use poles or other devices for mooring purposes or as a means of propulsion.

21. An officer may –

(a) remove or cause to be removed any animal introduced without authorisation;

(b) seize and dispose of any animal found straying;

(c) dispose of any plant introduced without authorisation,

on any reserved land.

22. Any person who copies, publishes or otherwise uses any symbol adopted by the Service or any device which closely resembles that symbol without the written authorisation of the Director shall commit an offence.

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SCHEDULE

[Regulation 3]

SPECIES OF NON-INDIGENOUS PLANTS

Common nameScientific name
Chinese (or strawberry)Psidium cattleianum
Guavagoyave de Chine
JamblongSyzygium cumini
Prune malgacheFlacourtia indica
Rose-apple (la jamerosa) Syzygium jambos
Rousaille (la rousaille)Eugenia uniflora
VavangueVangueria madagascariensis
Wild pepper (poivrier marron)Schinus terebenthifolius
Wild raspberry (framboise marron)Rubus alcaefolius (Syn. roridus)
Wild raspberry (framboise)Rules rosifolius

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Wildlife Regulations 1998

[GN 109 of 1998 – 27 June 1998] [Section 30]

PART I – PRELIMINARY

1. Short title

These regulations may be cited as the Wildlife Regulations 1998.

2. Interpretation

In these regulations –

"Act" means the Wildlife and National Parks Act;

"cage" includes –

(a) a pen;

(b) an aviary;

(c) an enclosure or a structure in, or by means of, which wildlife is or may be confined;

"CITES" means the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, which came into force on 27 July 1975;

"export" includes re-export;

"import" includes the introduction into the territorial sea of Mauritius;

"wildlife exhibition" means a collection of wildlife that is kept in a wildlife park, zoo, or similar place, for the purpose of public viewing or for any other purpose.

PART II – TRADING, ETC. IN WILDLIFE

3. Permit issued under section 15

A permit issued under section 15 of the Act shall be –

(a) in such form and subject to such conditions as the authorised officer may determine; and

(b) issued on payment of the appropriate fee specified in the First Schedule.

4. Prescribed species of wildlife for the purpose of section 17

(1) The species of wildlife specified in the Second Schedule shall be prescribed species of wildlife for the purposes of section 17(1) of the Act.

(2) The species of wildlife specified in the Third Schedule shall be prescribed species of wildlife for the purpose of section 17(2) of the Act.

5. Permits for purposes of section 17(1)(a) and (b)

A permit issued for a purpose set out in section 17(1)(a) and (b) of the Act shall be –

(a) in such form and subject to such conditions as the authorised officer may determine; and

(b) issued on payment of the appropriate fee specified in the First Schedule.

6. Permits for purpose of section 17(1)(c)

(1) A person who requires a permit for the purpose of section 17(1)(c) of the Act shall make an application to the authorised officer.

(2) A permit issued for the purpose of section 17(1)(c) of the Act shall be –

 (a) in such form as the authorised officer may determine;

 (b) subject to such conditions as the authorised officer may determine; and

 (c) issued on payment of the appropriate fee specified in the First Schedule.

7. Export permit

(1) The authorised officer shall not issue an export permit under section 17(1)(c) of the Act in respect of prescribed species unless he is satisfied that –

 (a) the export will not be detrimental to the survival of that species;

 (b) the specimen was not obtained in contravention of the laws in force for the protection of fauna and flora;

 (c) in the case of a living specimen, the specimen will be so prepared and shipped as to minimise the risk of injury, damage to health or cruel treatment;

 (d) in the case of species listed in –

  (i) Part I, in Sub-part A, in sub Sub-part A;

  (ii) Part I, in Sub-part B, in sub Sub-part A;

  (iii) Part I, in Sub-part C, in sub Sub-part A;

  (iv) Part I, in Sub-part D, in sub Sub-part A;

  (v) Part I, in Sub-part E, in sub Sub-part A;

  (vi) Part I, in Sub-part I, in sub Sub-part A;

  (vii) Part I, in Sub-part J, in sub Sub-part A;

  (viii) Part II, in Sub-part B,

of the Second Schedule, the importer, in the country of import, is in possession of an import permit; and

 (e) the export is not in breach of CITES.

(2) An export permit, for the purpose of section 17(1)(c) of the Act, shall be issued in duplicate.

(3) Subject to paragraph (4), the original and duplicate of an export permit shall be stamped by a Customs Officer at the place and at the time of export.

(4) The Customs Officer shall not stamp the export permit unless the exporter has stated the quantity actually being exported.

(5) The exporter shall return the duplicate, duly stamped, to the authorised officer.

8. Import permit

The authorised officer shall not issue an import permit under section 17(1)(c) of the Act in respect of prescribed species unless he is satisfied that –

(a) the import will be for purposes which are not detrimental to the survival of the species involved; and

(b) in the case of a living specimen, the applicant is suitably equipped to house and care for the specimen and the specimen is not to be used for primarily commercial purposes.

9. Importation of certain species

No person shall import the species specified in the Second Schedule unless he has an export or a re-export permit issued by the country of export or re-export.

10. Powers of authorised officer

(1) The authorised officer may refuse an application for a permit for the purpose of section 15 or 17(1) of the Act where he has reason to believe that a document produced in support of the application is not authentic or is otherwise not in order.

(2) A permit issued under regulation 3, 5 or 6 may be cancelled by the authorised officer where he has reason to believe that –

 (a) a document produced in support of the application for the permit is not authentic or is otherwise not in order;

 (b) the permit has been obtained as a result of a false representation.

(3) Where a permit issued under regulation 3, 5 or 6 –

 (a) expires;

 (b) is not required by the person to whom it was issued; or

 (c) is cancelled,

the permit shall forthwith be returned to the authorised officer.

11. Pre-Convention Certificate

(1) Where a person –

 (a) is in possession of a prescribed species of wildlife or products thereof; and

 (b) can provide evidence acceptable to the authorised officer that the prescribed species of wildlife or products thereof were obtained lawfully by him –

  (i) in the case of wildlife or wildlife products originating within Mauritius, before 27 July 1975;

  (ii) in the case of wildlife or wildlife products originating outside Mauritius, before 27 July 1975 or the date on which the species concerned became subject to CITES in the country of origin;

  (iii) after 27 July 1975 but before the date on which the species concerned became subject to CITES,

the authorised officer may issue to that person a Pre-Convention Certificate in relation to the wildlife or products thereof.

(2) A certificate issued under paragraph (1) shall be deemed to be a permit issued for the purpose of section 17(1) of the Act.

12. Fees for permits in relation to wildlife

(1) Notwithstanding these regulations, the authorised officer may issue a permit free of charge where he is satisfied that the purpose for which the permit is required is for a bona fide conservation, or scientific purpose, and that no commercial purpose is involved.

(2) The fee paid for a permit under these regulations shall not be refunded where the permit is subsequently cancelled or where it expires without having been used for the purpose for which it was issued.

13. Prescribed game for purpose of section 19(1)(b)

For the period specified in the third column of the Fourth Schedule, the birds and mammals set out in the first column of the Schedule are prescribed for the purpose of section 19(1)(b) of the Act.

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15. Permits for purpose of section 23

(1) A permit under section 23(1) of the Act shall be issued on payment of the appropriate fee specified in the First Schedule.

(2) The authorised officer may refuse an application for a permit if he has reason to believe that a document produced in support of the application is not authentic or is otherwise not in order.

16. Possession of carcass during close season

(1) No person shall, without lawful excuse or reasonable justification, have in his possession the carcass or meat of any game during a close season.

(2) A person who holds an authorisation, licence or permit issued under the Act or these regulations shall comply with every condition of the authorisation, licence or permit.

PART III – REGULATION OF WILDLIFE EXHIBITIONS

17. Licensing of wildlife exhibitions

(1) No person shall hold a wildlife exhibition unless he has been issued with a wildlife exhibition licence.

(2) A person who wishes to obtain a wildlife exhibition licence shall make an application in writing to the authorised officer.

(3) Subject to paragraph (4), on receipt of an application under paragraph (2), the authorised officer may, on payment of the appropriate fee specified in the Sixth Schedule, issue to the applicant a wildlife exhibition licence, which shall be valid for a period not exceeding 12 months.

(4) The authorised officer shall not issue a wildlife exhibition licence unless he is satisfied that –

 (a) the place where the exhibition is to be held is suitable;

 (b) the facilities and services for the care and treatment of the wildlife to be kept in that place are satisfactory;

 (c) the nature and construction of any building and cage erected for the confinement of the wildlife are suitable for that purpose, both in terms of well-being of the wildlife and its security;

 (d) the applicant is a fit and proper person to hold a wildlife exhibition and is of good character.

18. Obligations of holder of wildlife exhibition licence

The holder of a wildlife exhibition licence shall not, without the prior written approval of the authorised officer –

(a) erect, or cause or permit to be erected, in the place to which the licence relates, a building or cage for the confinement of any wildlife;

(b) alter, or cause or permit to be altered, a building or cage for the confinement of wildlife in that place;

(c) keep any wildlife, or cause or permit any wildlife to be kept, in that place;

(d) release any wildlife, or cause or permit any wildlife to be released, from that place;

(e) sell or otherwise dispose of, or cause or permit to be sold or otherwise disposed of, any wildlife kept in that place; or

(f) cause or permit any wildlife to escape from that place.

19. Direction of authorised officer

The holder of a wildlife exhibition licence shall comply with such directions as may be given by the authorised officer in relation to –

(a) the provision of food and water for the wildlife kept pursuant to the licence;

(b) the amount of space and the kind of shelter to be provided for every species of wildlife kept, or the individual members of any species;

(c) such other matters affecting the way in which, or the conditions under which, the wildlife is kept as the authorised officer may specify.

20. Records

(1) The holder of a wildlife exhibition licence shall maintain complete and accurate records, in such form as the authorised officer may approve, in respect of –

 (a) the wildlife kept pursuant to any licence, including the date and origin of any new wildlife received or born, and any new means of its individual identification, including distinctive marks, deformities, bands or tags;

 (b) any wildlife kept under the licence which dies and the known or suspected cause of death; and

 (c) any wildlife kept under the licence which escapes, is sold or is otherwise disposed of.

(2) The records referred to in paragraph (1) shall, at all times, be available for inspection by the authorised officer.

21. Renewal of wildlife exhibition licence

(1) The holder of a wildlife exhibition licence may, within a period of 2 months before the expiry of his licence, apply to the authorised officer for renewal of the licence.

(2) An application for the renewal of a wildlife exhibition licence shall be in writing and accompanied by the appropriate fee specified in the Sixth Schedule.

(3) The authorised officer shall not renew a licence unless he is satisfied that –

 (a) the place where the exhibition is to be held is suitable;

 (b) the facilities and services for the care and treatment of the wildlife to be kept in that place are satisfactory;

 (c) the nature and construction of any building and cage erected for the confinement of the wildlife are suitable for that purpose, both in terms of the well-being of the wildlife and its security;

 (d) the applicant is a fit and proper person to keep a wildlife exhibition and is of good character;

 (e) the applicant has complied with the conditions of the existing licence and such directions as may have been given under regulation 19.

(4) Subject to paragraph (3), the authorised officer may renew a licence –

 (a) for a period not exceeding 12 months; and

 (b) on such terms and conditions as he may determine.

(5) Where the authorised officer refuses to renew a wildlife exhibition licence, the applicant shall be informed accordingly and any application fee shall be refunded.

22. Notification by holders of wildlife exhibition licence

(1) The holder of a wildlife exhibition licence, who knows, or has reason to suspect, that any of the wildlife kept pursuant to the licence is infected with a disease which is communicable to human beings or livestock, shall forthwith give notification of that fact to the authorised officer.

(2) A holder of a wildlife exhibition licence who gives a notification under paragraph (1) which is inaccurate, misleading or false in any particular, shall commit an offence.

23. Cancellation of wildlife exhibition licence

(1) Where the holder of a wildlife exhibition licence –

 (a) commits a breach of a condition of the licence;

 (b) contravenes these regulations; or

 (c) is convicted of an offence under the Act or of any offence involving wildlife,

the authorised officer may, subject to paragraph (2) and regulation 24, cancel the licence.

(2) The authorised officer shall not cancel a licence under paragraph (1) unless the holder has been served with a notice –

 (a) stating the reason why it is proposed to cancel the licence;

 (b) requiring the holder to state in writing, within 7 days of receipt of the notice, why the licence should not be cancelled.

(3) Where a wildlife exhibition licence is cancelled, the authorised officer shall inform the holder of the licence, in writing, accordingly.

(4) Upon receipt of a notice of cancellation under paragraph (2), the holder shall –

 (a) within 24 hours of receipt of the notice of cancellation, surrender his licence to the authorised officer;

 (b) dispose of the wildlife to which the licence relates in accordance with regulation 25.

(5) Where the holder of a licence fails to comply with paragraph (4)(b), the authorised officer may seize the wildlife.

24. Suspension of wildlife exhibition licence

Notwithstanding regulation 23(1), the authorised officer may, instead of cancelling a licence, suspend the licence –

(a) for such period as he may determine; or

(b) until the holder satisfies such condition as may be imposed by the authorised officer.

25. Disposal of wildlife where wildlife exhibition licence is cancelled or renewal refused

(1) Where a wildlife exhibition licence is cancelled or is not renewed, the holder of the licence shall not –

 (a) dispose of the wildlife kept under that licence;

 (b) release the wildlife; or

 (c) allow the wildlife to be disposed of,

unless he has obtained the approval of the authorised officer.

(2) The authorised officer may, when giving his approval under paragraph (1), give such directions as he may determine regarding the disposal of the wildlife.

26. Offences in relation to wildlife exhibition

(1) No person, other than the holder of a wildlife exhibition licence, shall –

 (a) cause, allow or permit any wildlife to escape from the place to which the licence relates;

 (b) release, cause or permit to be released any wildlife from that place, unless authorised by the authorised officer.

(2) No person shall interfere with a fence, gate, cage, building or other structure, or with any equipment, so as to cause, allow or permit any wildlife to escape from a place where it is kept pursuant to a wildlife exhibition licence.

PART IV – MISCELLANEOUS

27. - 30. –

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FIRST SCHEDULE

[Regulations 3, 5, 6(2) and 15]

FEES FOR PERMIT

Permit issued under –

(Rs)

(a) section 15 of the Act

50

(b) section 17(1)(a) and (b) of the Act

50

(c) section 17(1)(c) of the Act

100

(d) section 23(1) of the Act

50

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SECOND SCHEDULE

[Regulation 4(1)]

PRESCRIBED SPECIES OF WILDLIFE

PART I

SUB-PART A – MAMMALIA (MAMMALS)

SUB SUB-PART A

Scientific name

Common name

Acerodon jubatus

Golden-capped fruit bat

Acinonyx jubatus

Cheetah

Addax nasomaculatus

Addax

Ailuropoda melanoleuca

Giant panda

Ailurus fulgens

Lesser panda

Alouatta coibensis

Coiba Island howling monkey

Alouatta palliatae

Mantled howling monkey

Alouatta pigra

Guatemalan howling monkey

Antilocapra americana (only the population of Mexico)

Mexican pronghorn

Arctocephalus townsendi

Guadeloupe fur seal

Ateles geoffroyi frontatus

Black-browded spider monkey

Ateles geoffroyi panamensis

Red spider monkey

Axis porcinus annamiticus

Indian hog deer

Axis calamianensis

Calamanian hog deer

Axis kuhli

Kuhl's hog deer

Babyrousa babyrussa

Babirusa

Balaena mysticetus

Bowhead whale

Balaenoptera acutorostrata, except the population of West Greenland, which is specified in sub Sub-part B)

Minke whale

Balaenoptera bonaerensis

Antartic minke whale

Balaenoptera borealis

Sei whale

Balaenoptera edeni

Bryde's whale

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