International regulation of wildlife trade: relevant legislation and organisations

Cooper, M.E. and Rosser, A.M. (2002) International regulation of wildlife trade: relevant legislation and organisations. Revue Scientifique Et Technique De L Office International Des Epizooties, 21 (1). pp. 103-123. ISSN 0253-1933. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Trade in wildlife brings into play a variety of legislation from several distinct areas of law. Many species of wildlife are subject to restrictions on international movement with the aim of protecting wild populations from over-exploitation. Animal health legislation is strictly applied to the movement of most animals to prevent the spread of infectious diseases between importing and exporting counties. The welfare of animals in the course of trade requires consideration and relevant legislation has been put into place, particularly in respect of transportation. A number of institutions have an impact on the trade itself or on the legislation that regulates wildlife trade on an international basis.

Item Type: Article
Additional information: ISI Document Delivery No.: 540TR Times Cited: 2 Cited Reference Count: 48
Uncontrolled keywords: animal Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) export guidelines health import legislation trade welfare wildlife
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation > DICE (Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology)
Depositing User: C.G.W.G. van-de-Benderskum
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2008 22:18
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2010 14:30
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/8161 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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