1 July 1975
The Convention on the Trade of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) entered into force on 1 July 1975. South Africa ratified CITES on 15 June 1975 and has been a member of this convention since 13 October 1975.
For the Resolutions made under this treaty, visit www.cites.org
South Africa implements CITES through the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004