Protection of certain seal species
This Directive lays down measures aiming to protect certain seal species by introducing legislation on a Community level to protect seal pups against non-traditional hunting.
The importation for commercial purposes of certain products of whitecoat pups or harp seals and of pups of hooded seals, or blue backs, is prohibited throughout the Community.
The targets are:
- raw furskins and furskins, tanned or dressed, including furskins assembled in plates, crosses, bags, square and similar forms;
- articles of these furskins.
This Directive does not apply to products resulting from traditional hunting by the Inuit people.
|Act||Entry into force||Deadline for transposition in the Member States||Official Journal|
|Directive 83/129/EEC||01.10.1983||-||OJ L 91 of 09.04.1983|
|Amending act(s)||Entry into force||Deadline for transposition in the Member States||Official Journal|
|Directive 89/370/EEC||15.06.1989||-||OJ L 163 of 14.06.1989|