Notification to the Parties
No. 1006 Geneva, 19 December 1997
Registration of a Captive-breeding Operation
1. The Management Authority of South Africa has approved the application of a captive-breeding operation and, in accordance with Resolution Conf. 8.15 Annex 2, has applied to the Secretariat for the registration of this operation in the Register of Operations that Breed Specimens of Species Included in Appendix-I in Captivity for Commercial Purposes.
2. The operation under consideration is the following:
3. As the above operation is breeding a species not included in the Secretariat's Register, the Secretariat, in accordance with Resolution 8.15 Annex 3, has referred the application to appropriate experts for advice on its suitability. In addition, the Secretariat is hereby notifying the Parties of the application and will supply a copy to any Party that requests it. 4. Parties that want to comment on or object to the registration of the operation must arrange to have their comments or objections received by the Secretariat within 120 days of the dispatch of this Notification, i.e. before 18 April 1998. After that date, the Secretariat will follow the procedure described in Resolution Conf. 8.15 Annex 3.
Transvaal Snake ParkTelephone:
P.O. Box 2378
(+2711) 805-3116: office hours;
(+2711) 315-1391: outside office hours
Fax: (+2711) 315-2966
Species bred: Acrantophis madagascariensis.
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