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Title 50Chapter ISubchapter BPart 23


TITLE 50—Wildlife and Fisheries

CHAPTER I—UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (CONTINUED)

SUBCHAPTER B—TAKING, POSSESSION, TRANSPORTATION, SALE, PURCHASE, BARTER, EXPORTATION, AND IMPORTATION OF WILDLIFE AND PLANTS (CONTINUED)

PART 23—CONVENTION ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN ENDANGERED SPECIES OF WILD FAUNA AND FLORA (CITES)

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Subpart A—INTRODUCTION

§23.1
What are the purposes of these regulations and CITES?
§23.2
How do I decide if these regulations apply to my shipment or me?
§23.3
What other wildlife and plant regulations may apply?
§23.4
What are Appendices I, II, and III?
§23.5
How are the terms used in these regulations defined?
§23.6
What are the roles of the Management and Scientific Authorities?
§23.7
What office do I contact for CITES information?
§23.8
What are the information collection requirements?
§23.9
Incorporation by reference.
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Subpart B—PROHIBITIONS, EXEMPTIONS, AND REQUIREMENTS

§23.13
What is prohibited?
§23.14
[Reserved]
§23.15
How may I travel internationally with my personal or household effects, including tourist souvenirs?
§23.16
What are the U.S. CITES requirements for urine, feces, and synthetically derived DNA?
§23.17
What are the requirements for CITES specimens traded internationally by diplomatic, consular, military, and other persons exempt from customs duties or inspections?
§23.18
What CITES documents are required to export Appendix-I wildlife?
§23.19
What CITES documents are required to export Appendix-I plants?
§23.20
What CITES documents are required for international trade?
§23.21
What happens if a country enters a reservation for a species?
§23.22
What are the requirements for in-transit shipments?
§23.23
What information is required on U.S. and foreign CITES documents?
§23.24
What code is used to show the source of the specimen?
§23.25
What additional information is required on a non-Party CITES document?
§23.26
When is a U.S. or foreign CITES document valid?
§23.27
What CITES documents do I present at the port?
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Subpart C—APPLICATION PROCEDURES, CRITERIA, AND CONDITIONS

§23.32
How do I apply for a U.S. CITES document?
§23.33
How is the decision made to issue or deny a request for a U.S. CITES document?
§23.34
What kinds of records may I use to show the origin of a specimen when I apply for a U.S. CITES document?
§23.35
What are the requirements for an import permit?
§23.36
What are the requirements for an export permit?
§23.37
What are the requirements for a re-export certificate?
§23.38
What are the requirements for a certificate of origin?
§23.39
What are the requirements for an introduction-from-the-sea certificate?
§23.40
What are the requirements for a certificate for artificially propagated plants?
§23.41
What are the requirements for a bred-in-captivity certificate?
§23.42
What are the requirements for a plant hybrid?
§23.43
What are the requirements for a wildlife hybrid?
§23.44
What are the requirements for traveling internationally with my personally owned live wildlife?
§23.45
What are the requirements for a pre-Convention specimen?
§23.46
What are the requirements for registering a commercial breeding operation for Appendix-I wildlife and commercially exporting specimens?
§23.47
What are the requirements for export of an Appendix-I plant artificially propagated for commercial purposes?
§23.48
What are the requirements for a registered scientific institution?
§23.49
What are the requirements for an exhibition traveling internationally?
§23.50
What are the requirements for a sample collection covered by an ATA carnet?
§23.51
What are the requirements for issuing a partially completed CITES document?
§23.52
What are the requirements for replacing a lost, damaged, stolen, or accidentally destroyed CITES document?
§23.53
What are the requirements for obtaining a retrospective CITES document?
§23.54
How long is a U.S. or foreign CITES document valid?
§23.55
How may I use a CITES specimen after import into the United States?
§23.56
What U.S. CITES document conditions do I need to follow?
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Subpart D—FACTORS CONSIDERED IN MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS

§23.60
What factors are considered in making a legal acquisition finding?
§23.61
What factors are considered in making a non-detriment finding?
§23.62
What factors are considered in making a finding of not for primarily commercial purposes?
§23.63
What factors are considered in making a finding that an animal is bred in captivity?
§23.64
What factors are considered in making a finding that a plant is artificially propagated?
§23.65
What factors are considered in making a finding that an applicant is suitably equipped to house and care for a live specimen?
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Subpart E—INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN CERTAIN SPECIMENS

§23.68
How can I trade internationally in roots of American ginseng?
§23.69
How can I trade internationally in fur skins and fur skin products of bobcat, river otter, Canada lynx, gray wolf, and brown bear harvested in the United States?
§23.70
How can I trade internationally in American alligator and other crocodilian skins, parts, and products?
§23.71
How can I trade internationally in sturgeon caviar?
§23.72
How can I trade internationally in plants?
§23.73
How can I trade internationally in timber?
§23.74
How can I trade internationally in personal sport-hunted trophies?
§23.75
How can I trade internationally in vicuña (Vicugna vicugna)?
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Subpart F—DISPOSAL OF CONFISCATED WILDLIFE AND PLANTS

§23.78
What happens to confiscated wildlife and plants?
§23.79
How may I participate in the Plant Rescue Center Program?
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Subpart G—CITES ADMINISTRATION

§23.84
What are the roles of the Secretariat and the committees?
§23.85
What is a meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP)?
§23.86
How can I obtain information on a CoP?
§23.87
How does the United States develop documents and negotiating positions for a CoP?
§23.88
What are the resolutions and decisions of the CoP?
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Subpart H—LISTS OF SPECIES

§23.89
What are the criteria for listing species in Appendix I or II?
§23.90
What are the criteria for listing species in Appendix III?
§23.91
How do I find out if a species is listed?
§23.92
Are any wildlife or plants, and their parts, products, or derivatives, exempt?

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