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PARKS AND WILD LIFE ACT (CHAPTER 20:14)

CHAPTER 20:14

PARKS AND WILD LIFE ACT

Acts 14/1975, 42/1976 (s. 39), 48/1976 (s. 82), 4/1977, 22/1977, 19/1978, 5/1979, 4/1981 (s. 19), 46/1981,

20/1982 (s.19 and Part XXVI), 31/1983, 11/1984, 35/1985, 8/1988 (s. 164), 1/1990, 11/1991 (s. 24), 22/1992 (s.

14); 19/2001; 22/2001; R.G.Ns 1135/1975, 52/1977, 126/1979, 294/1979, 265/1979, 294/1979, 748/1979;

S.Is 675/1979, 632/1980, 640/1980, 704/1980, 773/1980, 781/1980, 786/1980, 139/1981, 140/1981, 181/1981,

183/1981, 639/1981, 860/1981, 139/1982, 140/1982, 337/1983, 454/1983, 123/1991

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS PART I

PRELIMINARY Section

  1. Short title.

PART II

PARKS AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

  1. Establishment of Parks and Wild Life Management Authority.
  2. Functions of Parks and Wild Life Management Authority.
  3. Establishment and composition of Parks and Wild Life Management Authority Board.
  4. Minister may give Board policy directions.
  5. Minister may direct Board to reverse, suspend or rescind its decisions or actions.
  6. Execution of contracts and instruments by Authority.
  7. Reports of Authority.
  8. Appointment and functions of Director-General and Directors of Authority.
  9. Appointment of other staff of Authority.

PART IIA

FINANCIALPROVISIONS

  1. Funds of Authority.
  2. Financial year of Authority.
  3. Annual programmes and budgets of Authority.
  4. Investment of moneys not immediately required by Authority.
  5. Accounts of Authority.

16A. Audit of Authority’s Accounts.

16B. Powers of auditors.

16C. Internal auditor.

PART III

PARKSAND WILDLIFE ESTATEAND PARKS AND WILD LIFE LAND

  1. Parks and Wild Life Estate.
  2. Parks and wild life land.
  3. Amendment of First, Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Schedules.
  4. Minister may fix full supply level of lakes.

PART IV

NATIONAL PARKS

  1. Purposes of national parks and duties of Minister in relation thereto.
  2. National parks.
  3. Powers of Minister in relation to national parks.
  4. Prohibition and regulation of certain acts in national parks.

PART V

BOTANICALRESERVES AND BOTANICALGARDENS

  1. Purposes of botanical reserves and botanical gardens and powers and duties of Minister in relation thereto.
  2. Botanical reserves and botanical gardens.
  3. Buildings may be let in botanical reserves or botanical gardens.
  4. Control of, introduction into or removal of plants from a botanical reserve or botanical garden.
  5. Permit to introduce plants into or pick plants in a botanical reserve or botanical garden.

PART VI

SANCTUARIES

  1. Purposes of sanctuaries and duties of Minister in relation thereto.
  2. Sanctuaries and designated animals.
  3. Powers of Minister in relation to sanctuaries.
  4. Control of hunting in and removal of animals or animal products from a sanctuary and sale of animals or animal products.
  5. Permit to hunt in or remove animals or animal products from a sanctuary and to sell animals or animal products.

PART VII

SAFARIAREAS

  1. Purposes of safari areas and powers and duties of Minister in relation thereto.
  2. Safari areas.
  3. Lease of sites and grant of hunting rights in safari areas.
  4. Control of hunting in and removal of animals or animal products from a safari area and sale of animals or animal products.
  5. Permit to hunt in or remove animals or animal products from a safari area and to sell animals or animal products.

PART VIII

RECREATIONAL PARKS

  1. Purposes of recreational parks and powers and duties of Minister in relation thereto.
  2. Recreational parks.
  3. Designation of land within recreational park which may be alienated or leased.

PART IX

SPECIALLY PROTECTED ANIMALS

  1. Specially protected animals.
  2. Minister may amend Sixth Schedule by notice in statutory instrument.
  3. Control of hunting of specially protected animals and possession or sale of specially protected animals and products thereof.
  4. Permit to hunt and to sell live specially protected animals and products thereof.
  5. Trophies of specially protected animals which are State trophies.

PART X

SPECIALLY PROTECTED INDIGENOUS PLANTS

  1. Specially protected indigenous plants.
  2. Minister may amend Seventh Schedule by notice in statutory instrument.
  3. Control of picking of specially protected indigenous plants.
  4. Permit to pick specially protected indigenous plants.
  5. Sale of specially protected indigenous plants controlled.
  6. Permit to sell specially protected indigenous plants.

PART XI

INDIGENOUSPLANTS

  1. Application of this Part.
  2. Control of picking of indigenous plants.
  3. Permission to pick indigenous plants.
  4. Minister may prohibit persons from picking indigenous plants.
  5. Appointment of commissioner.

    PART XII

    HUNTING, REMOVAL, VIEWING AND SALE OF ANIMALSANDANIMALPRODUCTS

    1. Control of hunting, removal and sale of live animals and animal products.
    2. Minister may prohibit or restrict hunting and removal of animals in defined areas.
    3. Killing or injury of animals in self-defence.
    4. Destruction of dogs.
    5. Report of killing of animals or injury of animals other than dangerous animals.
    6. Report of injury of dangerous animals.

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