501. Introduction of endangered plant species into the Community.

The introduction of specified endangered species into the Community is subject to controls, the stringency of which depends on the classification of the species in question and which are in certain respects stricter than those required by the CITES Convention1.

Species listed in Annex A2 may be so introduced only on the completion of the necessary checks, and the prior presentation, at the border customs office at the point of introduction, of an import permit issued by a management authority3 of the member state of destination4.

Species listed in Annex B5 may be introduced only on the completion of the necessary

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