295. Conservation of Antarctica Fauna.

(5)     Antarctic Fauna

295.     Conservation of Antarctica Fauna.

A permit is required for anyone on a British expedition wishing to enter or remain in Antarctica or who wishes to remain on a British station in Antarctica1. A permit or written authorisation is required for any British vessel or British aircraft to enter Antarctica2.

Unless a permit has been granted, it is an offence for a United Kingdom national, or non-national on a British expedition, in Antarctica3 to:


    (1)     intentionally kill, injure, capture, handle or molest any native mammal4 or native bird5;


    (2)     while on foot intentionally