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Latest PAIA Requests for Environmental Records

Request to DEA for information relating to the international export of live rhinoceros from South Africa

April 13, 2017

All applications, refusals and/or permits granted in relation to the international export of live rhinoceros from South Africa for the period 1 January 2015 to 30 March 2017 in terms of the National Environmental Management Biodiversity Act, 2004 (“NEMBA’), the Threatened or Protected Species Regulations (“TOPS”), 2007 and/or the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (“CITES”) Regulations, 2010 under NEMBA.

Requestee:
Department of Environmental Affairs
Reference Number:
CER-2017-DEA-0003 (International export of live rhinoceros)
Status:
Records received

For further information please email ati@cer.org.za.

Section 24 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996

Everyone has the right to an environment that is not harmful to their health or well-being; and to have the environment protected, for the benefit of present and future generations, through reasonable legislative and other measures that prevent pollution and ecological degradation; promote conservation; and secure ecologically sustainable development and use of natural resources while promoting justifiable economic and social development.

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