Endangered Species and Conservation Laws for Hong Kong

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Endangered Species and Conservation Laws for Hong Kong

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HONG KONG’S THREATENED SPECIES
Mammals: 2
Birds: 20
Reptiles: 4
Amphibians: 5
Fishes: 13
Molluscs: 1
Other Inverts: 7
Plants: 6

Whaling Industry Regulation Ordinance

To enable effect to be given to the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling signed at Washington on 2 December 1946; to prohibit the taking, towing or treating of whales by any Hong Kong ship or Hong Kong aircraft outside the waters of Hong Kong…

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Wild Animals Protection Ordinance

To make provision for the conservation of wild animals, and for purposes connected therewith. This Ordinance may be cited as the Wild Animals Protection Ordinance. In this Ordinance, unless the context otherwise requires- “animal” (動物) means any form…

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Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Exemption for Appendices II and III Species

A person who imports a specimen of an Appendix II species shall be exempt from section 11(1) of the Ordinance if, upon the landing of the specimen in Hong Kong: (a) he proves to the satisfaction of an authorized officer that the specimen is a programme…

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