285. Export and re-export from Great Britain.

285.     Export and re-export from Great Britain.

The export or re-export of specified endangered species from Great Britain1 is subject to controls, the nature of which depends on the classification of the species in question.

Species listed in Annex A may be exported or re-exported only on the completion of the necessary checks, and the prior presentation, at the customs office at which the export formalities are completed, of an export permit or re-export certificate issued by the management authority2. The issue of export permits is conditional on:

(1)     advice given by the competent scientific authority3;

(2)     the provision of