289. Restrictions on import and export of endangered species.

Provision is made by the Endangered Species (Import and Export) Act 1976 for the prohibition of the exportation and importation of animals, whether alive or dead1, which are for the time being considered to be endangered species2, and the importation and exportation of products derived from certain species for the time being specified3, except when carried out under a licence4 issued by the appropriate authority and in accordance with its terms5. At the date at which this volume states the law, no species are specified under these provisions, the trade in such species now being governed by EU law6.