Legislative instrument details: EU Wildlife Trade Regulation

Classification
Legal name Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97 of 9 December 1996 on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating trade therein
Short name EU Wildlife Trade Regulation
CELEX reference 31997R0338
Identification number EC/338/97
Issued by Council of the European Union
URL to issuer
Parent legislative instrument
Valid from 03/03/1997
Abstract The aim of the EU Trade Regulation is to protect wild animals and plants currently or likely to become threatened by international trade, by regulating the trade in these species. It enforces the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) within the EU and provides additional measures for the conservation of species in trade.
Reporting framework
Reporting obligations
Geographic scope EU25
Comments Amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1497/2003 of 18 August 2003 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97 on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating trade therein.