16 U.S. Code § 6602 - Definitions
In this chapter:
The term “CITES” means the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (27 UST 1087; TIAS 8249).
The term “conservation” means the use of all methods and procedures necessary to protect nesting habitats of marine turtles in foreign countries and of marine turtles in those habitats, including—
(B) onsite research and monitoring of nesting populations, nesting habitats, annual reproduction, and species population trends;
(C) assistance in the development, implementation, and improvement of national and regional management plans for nesting habitat ranges;
(D) enforcement and implementation of CITES and laws of foreign countries to—
(E) training of local law enforcement officials in the interdiction and prevention of—
(F) initiatives to resolve conflicts between humans and marine turtles over habitat used by marine turtles for nesting;
The term “Fund” means the Marine Turtle Conservation Fund established by section 6604 of this title.
(4) Marine turtle
(A) In general
The term “marine turtle” means any member of the family Cheloniidae or Dermochelyidae.
(5) Multinational Species Conservation Fund
Source(Pub. L. 108–266, § 3,July 2, 2004, 118 Stat. 792.)
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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