16 U.S. Code § 6302 - Definitions
In this chapter:
The term “CITES” means the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, done at Washington March 3, 1973 (27 UST 1087; TIAS 8249), including its appendices.
The term “conservation”—
(A) means the use of methods and procedures necessary to prevent the diminution of, and to sustain viable populations of, a species; and
(B) includes all activities associated with wildlife management, such as—
(iii) assistance in the development, implementation, and improvement of management plans for managed habitat ranges;
(vi) development and operation of sanctuaries for members of a species rescued from the illegal trade in live animals;
(vii) training of local law enforcement officials in the interdiction and prevention of the illegal killing of great apes;
(viii) programs for the rehabilitation of members of a species in the wild and release of the members into the wild in ways which do not threaten existing wildlife populations by causing displacement or the introduction of disease;
The term “Fund” means the Great Ape Conservation Fund established by section 6304 of this title.
(5) Multinational Species Conservation Fund
Source(Pub. L. 106–411, § 3,Nov. 1, 2000, 114 Stat. 1790.)
References in Text
Title I of the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999, referred to in par. (5), is Pub. L. 105–277, div. A, § 101(e) [title I], Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–231, 2681–232. Provisions under the heading “multinational species conservation fund” in Pub. L. 105–277, § 101(e) [title I] appear at 112 Stat. 2681–237, and are classified in part to section 4246 of this title.
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