50 CFR 222.201 - General requirements.

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§ 222.201 General requirements.

(a) The Assistant Administrator may exempt any pre-Act endangered species part from the prohibitions of sections 9(a)(1)(A), 9(a)(1)(E), or 9(a)(1)(F) of the Act.

(1) No person shall engage in any activities identified in such sections of the Act that involve any pre-Act endangered species part without a valid Certificate of Exemption issued pursuant to this subpart B.

(2) No person may export, deliver, receive, carry, transport or ship in interstate or foreign commerce in the course of a commercial activity; or sell or offer for sale in interstate or foreign commerce any pre-Act finished scrimshaw product unless that person has been issued a valid Certificate of Exemption and the product or the raw material for such product was held by such certificate holder on October 13, 1982.

(3) Any person engaged in activities otherwise prohibited under the Act or regulations shall bear the burden of proving that the exemption or certificate is applicable, was granted, and was valid and in force at the time of the otherwise prohibited activity.

(b) Certificates of Exemption issued under this subpart are no longer available to new applicants. However, the Assistant Administrator may renew or modify existing Certificates of Exemptions as authorized by the provisions set forth in this subpart.

(c) Any person granted a Certificate of Exemption, including a renewal, under this subpart, upon a sale of any exempted pre-Act endangered species part, must provide the purchaser in writing with a description (including full identification number) of the part sold and must inform the purchaser in writing of the purchaser's obligation under paragraph (b) of this section, including the address given in the certificate to which the purchaser's report is to be sent.

(d) Any purchaser of pre-Act endangered species parts included in a valid Certificate of Exemption, unless an ultimate user, within 30 days after the receipt of such parts, must submit a written report to the address given in the certificate. The report must specify the quantity of such parts or products received, the name and address of the seller, a copy of the invoice or other document showing the serial numbers, weight, and descriptions of the parts or products received, the date on which such parts or products were received, and the intended use of such parts by the purchaser. The term “ultimate user”, for purposes of this paragraph, means any person who acquired such endangered species part or product for his or her own consumption or for other personal use (including gifts) and not for resale.

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 16 - CONSERVATION

§ 742a - Declaration of policy

§ 742b - United States Fish and Wildlife Service

§ 742b-1

§ 742c - Loans for financing or refinancing of cost of purchasing, constructing, equipping, maintaining, repairing, or operating commercial fishing vessels or gear

§ 742c-1

§ 742d - Investigations; preparation and dissemination of information; reports

§ 742d-1

§ 742e - Transfer of functions to Secretary

§ 742f - Powers of Secretaries of the Interior and Commerce

§ 742f-1

§ 742g - Cooperation with State Department

§ 742h - Reports on fishery products

§ 742i - Effect on rights of States and international commissions

§ 742j - Authorization of appropriations

§ 742j-1

§ 742j-2

§ 742k - Management and disposition of vessels and other property acquired and arising out of fishery loans or related type of activities

§ 742l - Enforcement authority for the protection of fish and wildlife resources

§ 742l-1

§ 742m - Relinquishment of exclusive legislative jurisdiction

§ 743 - Repealed. Pub. L. 93–280, § 1(2), May 10, 1974, 88 Stat. 123

§ 743a - Detail of personnel and loan of equipment to Director of Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife

§ 744 - Investigations; fish propagation; investigations of damages by predacious fishes; executive assistance

§ 745 - Powers of Secretary

§ 746 - Vessels of Fish and Wildlife Service

§ 746a - Operation and maintenance fees for the M/V Tiglax and other vessels

§ 747 - Omitted

§ 748 - Expenditure of appropriations for propagation of food fishes

§ 749 - Omitted

§ 750 - Station on Mississippi River for rescue of fishes and propagation of mussels

§ 751 - Personnel

§ 752 - Omitted

§ 753 - Cooperative work

§ 753a - Cooperative research and training programs for fish and wildlife resources

§ 753b - Authorization of appropriations

§ 754 - Commutation of rations for officers and crews of vessels of Service

§ 754a - Appropriations for United States Fish and Wildlife Service; purchases from

§ 754b - Funds from private entities credited to Resource Management account

§ 754c - Work under reimbursable agreements; recording obligations and crediting amounts received

§ 754d - Fee schedule for forensic laboratory services

§ 754e - Funds for contaminant sample analyses

§ 1361 - Congressional findings and declaration of policy

§ 1362 - Definitions

§ 1531 - Congressional findings and declaration of purposes and policy

§ 1532 - Definitions

§ 1533 - Determination of endangered species and threatened species

§ 1534 - Land acquisition

§ 1535 - Cooperation with States

§ 1536 - Interagency cooperation

§ 1537 - International cooperation

§ 1537a - Convention implementation

§ 1538 - Prohibited acts

§ 1539 - Exceptions

§ 1540 - Penalties and enforcement

§ 1541 - Endangered plants

§ 1542 - Authorization of appropriations

§ 1543 - Construction with Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972

§ 1544 - Annual cost analysis by Fish and Wildlife Service

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