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PAIA Requests for Environmental Records

Request to DESTEA for information in relation to all applications and permits in respect of the slaughter and transportation of lions

14 May 2018

Free State Department of Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (DESTEA)
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Requested copies of all records, including all applications for permits, applications declined and permits granted, in respect of live specimens and derivatives/parts, including skulls, skeletons and bones, of Panthera leo (lion) for:

 killing, and/or destroying (euthanasia and/or slaughter);
 transportation/conveyance within and out of the province:
 international export (in terms of the National CITIES Regulations, 2010);

Specifically but not limited to those records relating to the permitted activities at and related to Wag-‘n-Bietjie farm near Bloemfontein, in terms of the National Environmental Management Biodiversity Act, 2004, the Threatened or Protected Species Regulations, 2007 and/or the relevant provincial legislation, for the period January 2018 to May 2018.

For further information please email [email protected].