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Appendices

I

II

III

Odobenidae Walrus

Odobenus rosmarus (Canada)

Phocidae Seals

Mirounga leonina

Monachus spp.

PROBOSCIDEA

Elephantidae Elephants

Elephas maximus

Loxodonta africana (Except the populations of Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe, which are included in Appendix II)

Loxodonta africana (Only the populations of Botswana1, Namibia1, South Africa1 and Zimbabwe2; all other populations are included in Appendix I)

SIRENIA

Dugongidae Dugong

Dugong dugon

Trichechidae Manatees

Trichechus inunguis

Trichechus manatus

1Populations of Botswana, Namibia and South Africa (listed in Appendix II):

For the exclusive purpose of allowing:

1)trade in hunting trophies for non-commercial purposes;

2)trade in live animals for in situ conservation programmes;

3)trade in hides;

4)trade in leather goods: for non-commercial purposes for Botswana; for commercial or non-commercial purposes for Namibia and South Africa;

5)trade in hair for commercial or non-commercial purposes for Namibia;

6)trade in individually marked and certified ekipas incorporated in finished jewellery for non-commercial purposes for Namibia; and

7)trade in registered raw ivory (for Botswana and Namibia, whole tusks and pieces; for South Africa, whole tusks and cut pieces of ivory that are both 20 cm or more in length and 1 kg or more in weight) subject to the following:

i)only registered government-owned stocks, originating in the State (excluding seized ivory and ivory of unknown origin) and, in the case of South Africa, only ivory originating from the Kruger National Park);

ii)only to trading partners that have been verified by the Secretariat, in consultation with the Standing Committee, to have sufficient national legislation and domestic trade controls to ensure that the imported ivory will not be re-exported and will be managed in accordance with all requirements of Resolution Conf. 10.10 (Rev. CoP12) concerning domestic manufacturing and trade;

iii)not before the Secretariat has verified the prospective importing countries, and the MIKE programme has reported to the Secretariat on the baseline information (e.g. elephant population numbers, incidence of illegal killing);

iv)a maximum of 20,000 kg (Botswana), 10,000 kg (Namibia) and 30,000 kg (South Africa) of ivory may be traded, and despatched in a single shipment under strict supervision of the Secretariat;

v)the proceeds of the trade are used exclusively for elephant conservation and community conservation and development programmes within or adjacent to the elephant range; and

vi)only after the Standing Committee has agreed that the above conditions have been met.

On a proposal from the Secretariat, the Standing Committee can decide to cause this trade to cease partially or completely in the event of non-compliance by exporting or importing countries, or in the case of proven detrimental impacts of the trade on other elephant populations.

All other specimens shall be deemed to be specimens of species included in Appendix I and the trade in them shall be regulated accordingly.

2Population of Zimbabwe (listed in Appendix II):

For the exclusive purpose of allowing:

1)export of hunting trophies for non-commercial purposes;

2)export of live animals to appropriate and acceptable destinations;

3)export of hides; and

4)export of leather goods and ivory carvings for non-commercial purposes.

All other specimens shall be deemed to be specimens of species included in Appendix I and the trade in them shall be regulated accordingly. To ensure that where a) destinations for live animals are to be appropriate and acceptable and/or b) the purpose of the import is to be non-commercial, export permits and re-export certificates may be issued only after the issuing Management Authority has received, from the Management Authority of the State of import, a certification to the effect that: in case a), in analogy to Article III, paragraph 3 (b) of the Convention, the holding facility has been reviewed by the competent Scientific Authority, and the proposed recipient has been found to be suitably equipped to house and care for the animals; and/or in case b), in analogy to Article III, paragraph 3 (c), the Management Authority is satisfied that the specimens will not be used for primarily commercial purposes.

Appendices I, II & III (12/01/2005) – p. 10

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