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PHASA Submission to the High-Level Panel – 15 June 2020

2020-06-18T10:00:33+02:00June 18th, 2020|

As per the Department of Environmental Affairs General Notice 221 of 2020. NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ACT, 1998 (ACT NO. 107 OF 1998) NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: BIODIVERSITY ACT, 2004 (ACT NO. 10 OF 2004) A GENERAL NOTICE CALLING FOR SUBMISSIONS, SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION, SOCIO-ECONOMIC INFORMATION OR ANY OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION TO THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE (HIGH-LEVEL PANEL) APPOINTED TO REVIEW EXISTING POLICIES, LEGISLATION AND PRACTICES RELATING TO THE MANAGEMENT AND HANDLING, BREEDING, HUNTING AND TRADE OF ELEPHANT, LION, LEOPARD AND RHINOCEROS Download the PHASA Submission here!

Level 3 – Subsistence hunting allowed

2020-06-09T08:30:12+02:00June 9th, 2020|

LEVEL 3 - SUBSISTENCE HUNTING ALLOWED - The latest Courtesy of Game & Hunt Daily The definition HUNTING FOR THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE HUNTER ACQUIRING GAME MEAT FOR FOOD SECURITY was included in the 05 June Biodiversity Directions published in the Government Gazette (No. 43409, Note 660) by the Department Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, and signed by Minister Barbara Creecy. The directions published on Friday, if read with the guidelines as confirmed via email by the national Department of Environmental Affairs on Thursday 04 June to WILDLIFE RANCHING SOUTH AFRICA, in short means the following is allowed: Hunting for the primary [...]

TOURISM SECTOR LOBBIES FOR EARLIER  PHASED SAFE REOPENING OF INTERNATIONAL INBOUND TOURISM TO SOUTH AFRICA

2020-06-05T08:38:56+02:00June 5th, 2020|

PRESS RELEASE TOURISM SECTOR LOBBIES FOR EARLIER  PHASED SAFE REOPENING OF INTERNATIONAL INBOUND TOURISM TO SOUTH AFRICA JOHANNESBURG, 4  June 2020 – South Africa’s tourism private-sector, under the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA), have been engaging on the Tourism Recovery Strategy currently being developed by South African Tourism. TBCSA is advocating unequivocally for the earlier phased reopening of international tourism to South Africa this year to as soon as September 2020. This data-driven recovery strategy has been presented to relevant government authorities and is guided by government’s risk-adjustment strategy as well as the preparation that the tourism industry has [...]

Breaking News: Hunting open over Provincial borders

2020-06-04T13:13:39+02:00June 4th, 2020|

Wildlife Forum: Declaration of the invalidity and unconstitutionality of the Regulations published 28 May 2020 The declaration of the invalidity and unconstitutionality of the Regulations that were published on 28 May 2020 for Alert Level 3, is suspended for a period of 14 business days from date of the judgment. This means that the regulations remain in place for the mentioned period. Your interpretation is correct, as we have received clarity from the relevant approval structures that hunting may be done in the following manner while the Alert Level 3 Regulations remain in place: Hunting may be done for subsistence purposes; [...]

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