Wildlife Division: Legal Instruments for Antipoaching

Legal Instruments for Antipoaching

Generally, the protection regime is both area and species- specific. It deploys the Wildlife policy of March, 2007 and the WCA No. 5 of 2009 with its subsidiary legislations.

Along with the WCA NO.5 of 2009, the other statutes applied include the National Park Ordinance Cap. 412 of 1959 and the Ngorongoro Ordinance Cap. 413 of 1959

In additional to the above statutes, the Unit uses Treaties/conventions to address both regional and International issues related to the wildlife conservation.

  • The African Eurasia Water Bird Agreement (1986).
  • Lusaka Agreement Task Force (994)
  • Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (1873)
  • Convention on Biological Diversity (1992)
  • Ramsar Convention (1971)
  • SADACC protocol
  • IATA regulations