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Acts & Regulations
1. Introduction and background

Biodiversity Act 10 of 2004 (act on line)

Draft Regulations (Select word doc # 4)

Listed threatened or protected reptile species (Our Summary)

Authorities - Local (with Web sites)
Cape Department of Nature ...Cederberg Project

Introduction General Info Frogs Lizards Tortoises Snakes Distribution Maps

Cape Department of Nature & Environmental Affairs ...Main site

Cape Department of Nature ... Tortoises

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Tortoises - General Information
Two Western Cape tortoises on most threatened list
Tortoises as Pets
Tortoises of the Western Cape

Biodiversity Act Regulations Site

KwaZulu-Natal Nature Conservation Service

Authorities - National & International
Cites Organisation

Cites Organisation

Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism.

South African species as listed on CITES Appendices

Local Legal news
CapeNature may close some reserves

KZN call for comment by 15/09/2006

Nature reserves and Accomodation
Cape Department of Nature - Reserves and Accomodation

All reserves are listed to gether with information on accomodation facilities that exist on each, some of whcih are converted rustic farm houses.

KwaZulu-Natal Nature Conservation Service - Accomodation

KZN Wildlife's diverse protected areas and natural sanctuaries allow you to explore unique big-game wildlife areas, as well as numerous cultural, historical, wetlands, alpine and marine treasures with a wide range of accommodation facilities and guest activities on offer. Take The Time to Discover

Permit requirements in RSA
1. Overview

2. Western Cape Province

2c. Tortoises as Pets

3. Eastern Cape Province

4. Gauteng Province

5. KwaZulu-Natal Province

5b Import of alien & exotic amphibians & reptiles into KZN

6. Free State Province

7. Mpumalanga Province

8. Limpopo Province

9. North West

10. Northern Cape Province

Permits requirements - imports
Application to import animals and animal products into RSA

Department of Agriculture (DOA)

Risk Assessment Services - DR M Taylor

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