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Isle of Man Public Services

Consultations

AgencyD.E.F.A
TopicChanges to the Wild Animals Act schedule
TitleWild Animals (Restriction on Importation etc) Act 1980: consultation on changes to the scheduled wild animals
Description

Consultation on proposals to replace the schedule, listing animals that are a potential danger to the public, an ecological risk, or that pose animal welfare issues where kept privately in captivity. Questions are raised with regard to the criteria used, the proposed schedule, whether to include fish, and how to deal with hybrids. The Act controls importation and possession, with provisions regarding escapes.

Consultation Period17 January 2012 - 29 February 2012
StatusClosed
Contact for QueriesDr Richard Selman
Senior Biodiversity Officer (Zoologist)
Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture
Thie Slieau Whallian
Foxdale Road, St John's
Isle of Man
IM4 3AS
Email: richard.selman@gov.im
Tel:01624 685835
Fax:01624 685851
Contact for ResponsesForestry, Amenity and Lands Directorate Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture
Foxdale Road
St Johns
Isle of Man
IM4 3AS
Tel:01624 685835
Fax:02624 685851
Downloadable Documents
TitleFormatSize
Wild Animals (Restriction on Importation etc) Act 1980: consultation on changes to the scheduled wild animals
Consultation on the listing of animals as dangerous, or for animal welfare reasons or potential ecological damage
Acrobat PDF File292 kb
Wild Animals Act Consultation, Annex II: comparison of lists for the Isle of Man and adjacent jurisdictions
Annex II of the consultation
Acrobat PDF File156 kb
Wild Animals Act - Consultation responses
Acrobat PDF File2104 kb
Consultation Results on Changes to the Wild Animals Act schedule
Acrobat PDF File224 kb

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