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Title 45Subtitle BChapter VIPart 670 → Subpart H


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


Subpart H—Introduction of Non-Indigenous Plants and Animals


Contents
§670.36   Specific issuance criteria.
§670.37   Content of permit applications.
§670.38   Conditions of permits.
§670.39   [Reserved]

§670.36   Specific issuance criteria.

For purposes consistent with the Act, only the following plants and animals may be considered for a permit allowing their introduction into Antarctica:

(a) Domestic plants; and

(b) Laboratory animals and plants including viruses, bacteria, yeasts, and fungi.

Living non-indigenous species of birds shall not be introduced into Antarctica.

§670.37   Content of permit applications.

Applications for the introduction of plants and animals into Antarctica must describe:

(a) The species, numbers, and if appropriate, the age and sex, of the animals or plants to be introduced into Antarctica;

(b) The need for the plants or animals;

(c) What precautions the applicant will take to prevent escape or contact with native fauna and flora; and

(d) How the plants or animals will be removed from Antarctica or destroyed after they have served their purpose.

§670.38   Conditions of permits.

All permits allowing the introduction of non-indigenous plants and animals will require that the animal or plant be kept under controlled conditions to prevent its escape or contact with native fauna and flora and that after serving its purpose the plant or animal shall be removed from Antarctica or be destroyed in manner that protects the natural system of Antarctica.

§670.39   [Reserved]

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