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Title 45Subtitle BChapter VIPart 670 → Subpart G


Title 45: Public Welfare
PART 670—CONSERVATION OF ANTARCTIC ANIMALS AND PLANTS


Subpart G—Import Into and Export From the United States


Contents
§670.31   Specific issuance criteria for imports.
§670.32   Specific issuance criteria for exports.
§670.33   Content of permit applications.
§670.34   Entry and exit ports.
§670.35   [Reserved]

§670.31   Specific issuance criteria for imports.

Subject to compliance with other applicable law, any person who takes a native mammal, bird, or plant under a permit issued under the regulations in this part may import it into the United States unless the Director finds that the importation would not further the purpose for which it was taken. If the importation is for a purpose other than that for which the native mammal, bird, or plant was taken, the Director may permit importation upon a finding that importation would be consistent with the purposes of the Act, the regulations in this part, or the permit under which they were taken.

§670.32   Specific issuance criteria for exports.

The Director may permit export from the United States of any native mammal, bird, or native plants taken within Antarctica upon a finding that exportation would be consistent with the purposes of the Act, the regulations in this part, or the permit under which they were taken.

§670.33   Content of permit applications.

In addition to the information required in subpart C of this part, an applicant seeking a permit to import into or export from the United States a native mammal, a native bird, or native plants taken within Antarctica shall include the following in the application:

(a) Information demonstrating that the import or export would further the purposes for which the species was taken;

(b) Information demonstrating that the import or export is consistent with the purposes of the Act or the regulations in this part;

(c) A statement as to which U.S. port will be used for the import or export, and

(d) Information describing the intended ultimate disposition of the imported or exported item.

§670.34   Entry and exit ports.

(a) Any native mammal, native bird, or native plants taken within Antarctica that are imported into or exported from the United States must enter or leave the United States at ports designated by the Secretary of Interior in 50 CFR part 14. The ports currently designated are:

(1) Los Angeles, California.

(2) San Francisco, California.

(3) Miami, Florida.

(4) Honolulu, Hawaii.

(5) Chicago, Illinois.

(6) New Orleans, Louisiana.

(7) New York, New York.

(8) Seattle, Washington.

(9) Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas.

(10) Portland, Oregon.

(11) Baltimore, Maryland.

(12) Boston, Massachusetts.

(13) Atlanta, Georgia.

(b) Permits to import or export at non-designated ports may be sought from the Secretary of Interior pursuant to subpart C, 50 CFR part 14.

§670.35   [Reserved]

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