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Circular Letters

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Jun 2019

Circular Letter - The Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance (Cap. 586) - Proposed Fee Revision

Annex - Proposed Fees Prescribed in the Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance (Cap. 586) (Proposed to be Effective Early 2020)

Apr 2019

Circular Letter - Proposals for Amendment of the Appendices to CITES

Proposals for Amendment of Appendices I and II at the 18th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP18)

Jul 2018

Amendments to the Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance

Mar 2018

The Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants (Amendment) Ordinance 2018 - Phasing Out the Local Trade in Ivory

Annex I - The Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants (Amendment) Ordinance 2018 - Application Method for Licence to Possess for Ivory

Annex II - The Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants (Amendment) Ordinance 2018 - Application Method for Licence to Import/ Re-export for Antique Ivory

Mar 2018

The Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants (Amendment) Ordinance 2018

Sep 2017

Survey Questionnaire for Ivory Craftsmen on Re-employment Training (Chinese Version only)

Jun 2017

The Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance (Cap. 586) - Plan for Phasing Out the Local Trade in Elephant Ivory - Licence to Re-export Pre-Convention Ivory

Jan 2017

Amendments to Appendices I and II of CITES Adopted by the 17th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties

Dec 2016

The Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance (Cap. 586) - Plan for Phasing out the Local Trade in Elephant Ivory

Oct 2016

The Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance (Cap. 586) - Penalty Review

Sep 2016

Survey Questionnaire for Ivory Workers (Chinese Version Only)

Aug 2016

Proposals for Amendment of the Appendices of CITES (To Relevant Traders)

Jul 2016

The Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance (Cap. 586) - Ivory Trade

Annex - The Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance (Cap. 586) - Briefing Session on Ivory Trade

May 2016

The Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance (Cap. 586) - Regulations on Possession of Humphead Wrasse (To Operators of Seafood Restaurant and Seafood Stall) (Chinese Version only)

Apr 2016

Control on Re-export of Pre-Convention Ivory to China (Chinese Version Only)

Annex - Notification of CITES No. 2016/034

Mar 2016

The Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance (Cap. 586) - Regulations on Possession of Humphead Wrasse (To Permitee of Licence to Possess for Humphead Wrasse) (Chinese Version Only)

Oct 2015

New Controls on Ivory Trade Under the Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance (Chinese Version Only)

Annex - Poster "Don't bring Ivory into or out of Hong Kong"

Aug 2015

New Controls on Import and Re-export of Pre-Convention Ivory Under the Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance (Chinese Version Only)

Jan 2015

The Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance (Cap. 586) - Regulations on Ivory Trade

Oct 2014

New Controls on Some Shark and Ray Species Under the Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance (To Relevant Traders) (Chinese Version Only)

Sep 2014

New Controls on Some Shark and Ray Species Under the Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance

Annex II - Declaration of Stock of Newly Scheduled Shark and Ray Species Under the Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance

Annex III - Briefing Session on Regulations on Newly Scheduled Shark and Ray Species Under the Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance

Guidelines - Declaration of Stock of Newly Scheduled Shark and Ray Species Under the Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance (Chinese Version Only)

Sep 2014

Amendments to the Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance

Annex I - Amendments to Appendices and Annotations of the Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance, Cap. 586

Annex II - Declaration of Stock of Newly Scheduled Species Under the Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance

Annex III - Briefing Sessions on Regulations on Newly Scheduled Species Under the Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance

Feb 2014

The Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance (Cap. 586) - Regulations on Ivory Trade

May 2013

Amendments to Appendices I and II of CITES Adopted by the 16th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties

May 2013

Regulation on Trade in Asian Arowana Under the Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance

Dec 2012

Proposals for Amendment of the Appendices of CITES (To Relevant Traders)

Apr 2012

Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance - Licensing Control of Medicines Containing Endangered Species

Apr 2012

Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance - Possession of Endangered Species of Birds for Commercial Purposes (Chinese Version Only)

Aug 2011

Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance - Possession of Endangered Species of Birds for Commercial Purposes (Chinese Version Only)

Apr 2011

Amendment to the Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance

Apr 2011

Amendment to the Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance (For Pet Traders)

Nov 2009

Proposals to Amend the Listing of Animals and Plants Under CITES Appendices

Jun 2009

Importation of Humphead Wrasse from Indonesia - To Humphead Wrasse Traders (Chinese Version Only)

Jan 2009

Amendment to The Protection of Endnagered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance

Aug 2007

Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance,
Cap. 586 Captive-bred / Artificially Propagated Appendix II Species

Aug 2007

Amendments to the Schedules to the Protection of Endangered Species
of Animals and Plants Ordinance

Jul 2007

New Licensing Conditions for Trading of Pet Birds

Jun 2007

Endangered Species Commonly Use in Traditional Chinese Medicines
(Circular letter issued in August 2005) (Chinese Version Only)

May 2007

Licensing Requirements for Possession of Medicines Containing Endangered Species (Chinese Version Only)

Apr 2007

Proposals to Amend the Listing of Animals and Plants Under CITES Appendices and End of Grace Period Under the Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance

Feb 2007

Listing of Abalone in CITES Appendix III

Nov 2006

Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance
- Commencement Notice

Mar 2006

Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance
- Gazette and Invitation to Public Briefing

Aug 2005

Endangered Species Commonly Use in Traditional Chinese Medicine (Chinese Version Only)

May 2005

New Ordinance on the Protection of Endangered Species (To Traders of Chinese Herbal Medicines and Proprietary Chinese Medicines) (Chinese Version Only)

May 2005

Trade Control of Hides and Leather Goods of African Elephant

Apr 2005

New Ordinance on the Protection of Endangered Species

 Jul 2004

Revised Format of Hong Kong CITES Permits

 Apr 2004

Amendment to the Schedules to the Animals and Plants (Protection of Endangered Species) Ordinance, Cap. 187 - Commencement Notice

 Feb 2004

Amendment of CITES Appendices

 May 2003

Amendment of CITES Appendices

 May 2002

Animals and Plants (Protection of Endangered Species) Ordinance-The Import and Export Control of Ramin Wood (Chinese Version Only)

 Apr 2002

Notice to Importers and Exporters of Ramin Wood and Its Products

 Dec 2001

Amendment to the Schedules to the Animals and Plants (Protection of Endangered Species) Ordinance, Cap. 187 - Commencement Notice

 Nov 2001

Amendment to the Schedules to the Animals and Plants (Protection of Endangered Species) Ordinance, Cap. 187

 Jul 2000

Listing of Certain Species of Animals and Plants in CITES Appendices