Rules and Regulations Governing Importation and Possession of Native Wildlife


250-RICR-40-05-3 INACTIVE RULE

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Title 250 Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
Chapter 40 Agriculture and Resource Marketing
Subchapter 05 Animal Health
Part 3 Rules and Regulations Governing Importation and Possession of Native Wildlife
Type of Filing Periodic Refile
Regulation Status Inactive View Active Rule
Effective 12/31/2001 to 11/20/2006

Regulation Authority :

Chapter 42-17.1 "Department of Environmental Management", 42-17.6; RIGL 20-1-4, 20-1-18, 20-1-22, 20-37-3 in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 42-35 Administrative Procedures Act of 1956, as a

Purpose and Reason :

to establish procedure for permitting importation/possession by only those persons who can demonstrate to the satisfactio of the Director that they have both adequate facilities, and adequate knowledge of animal health and husbandry to ensure both public safety as well as the health and well-being of the imported/possessed wild animals including endangered and threatened species.

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