illegal trade


 

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Definition: 

Illegal trade of species refers to 'trade in specimens (any redily recognizable part or derivate thereof) of species included in Appendices I, II and III except in accordance with the provisions of the [CITES] Convention' (Source: CITES, Art. 1 and 2).

  • Any transboundary movement of hazardous wastes or other wastes:(a) without notification pursuant to the provisions of the Basel Convention to all States concerned; or (b) without the consent pursuant to the provisions of this Convention of a State concerned; or (c) with consent obtained from States concerned through falsification, misrepresentation or fraud; or (d) that does not conform in a material way with the documents; or (e) that results in deliberate disposal (e.g. dumping) of hazardous wastes or other wastes in contravention of this Convention and of general principles of international law (Source: Basel Convention Art. 9)

Other relations

  • illegal trade (CMS)
  • trade in species (ECOLEX)
  • transboundary movement of waste (ECOLEX)
  • Illegal traffic (BRS)
Broader
trade
Related
Synonyms
  • illegal traffic
  • illicit trade

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