National Norms and Standards for the Regulation of the Hunting Industry in South Africa

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    National Norms and Standards for the Regulation of the Hunting Industry in South Africa

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    I, Marthinus van Schalkwyk, Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, hereby issue national norms and standards for the regulation of the hunting industry in South Africa and related matters in terms of section 9 of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 (Act No. 10 of 2004), and section 11 of the National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, 2003 (Act No. 57 of 2003), as set out in the Schedule.


    SCHEDULE

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    CHAPTER 1
    INTERPRETATION, PURPOSE AND APPLICATION OF THIS SCHEDULE

    1. Definitions
    2. Purpose of this Schedule
    3. Application of this Schedule

    CHAPTER 2
    PROVINCIAL HUNTING AUTHORISATIONS

    4. Applications relating to animals which are both provincially listed animals and nationally listed threatened or protected animals
    5. Factors to be taken into account when considering applications for provincial hunting authorisations
    6. Contents of provincial hunting authorisations

    CHAPTER 3
    HUNTING RESTRICTIONS

    Part 1: Restrictions relating to protected areas and land adjacent to protected areas
    7. Hunting in special nature reserves, world heritage sites and wilderness areas
    8. Hunting in national protected areas other than those referred to in clause 7(1)
    9. Hunting in provincial protected areas
    10. Hunting in protected areas to be consistent with biodiversity legislation and other management instruments
    11. Hunting on private land adjacent to protected areas

    Part 2: Other restrictions
    12. Damage causing animals
    13. Persons restricted from obtaining hunting authorisations and permits
    14. Compulsory conditions subject which hunting authorisations and permits must be issued

    CHAPTER 4
    SELFREGULATION OF HUNTING INDUSTRY

    15. National association of hunting organisations
    16. Recognition of hunting organisations
    17. Norms and standards for codes of ethical conduct and good practice
    18. Withdrawal of recognition of hunting organisations

    CHAPTER 5
    MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS

    19. National Hunting Register
    20. Short title and commencement


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