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PAIA Requests for Environmental Records

Request to DEA for copies of records related to captive elephant facilities

28 June 2016

Department of Environmental Affairs
Reference Number:
CER-2016-DEA-0002 (TOPS Elephant Permits)

Copies of all registration certificates issued in terms of Regulation 27 of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act (10/2004): Threatened or Protected Species Regulations, 2007 (TOPS Regs), any permits issued in terms of the TOPS Regs and all current management plans prepared in terms of the National Norms and Standards for the Management of Elephants in South Africa, 2008, issued in terms of section 9 of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004 for the following captive elephant facilities:

  1. National Zoological Gardens, Pretoria
  2. National Zoological Gardens, Camperdown

For further information please email [email protected].