Geneva, 19 December 2002
Control of operations that breed Appendix-I species
in captivity for commercial purposes
1. The Secretariat intends to include the attached information concerning a captive-breeding operation in Thailand for Crocodylus siamensis and Crocodylus porosus and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland for Falco peregrinus and Falco rusticolus in the Register of operations that breed Appendix-I species in captivity for commercial purposes. These operations breed species that are already included in the Secretariat’s Register.
2. The above-mentioned application from the Management Authority of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland also concerns a species that is not yet included in the Secretariat's Register. The application meets the requirements for registration as laid out in Annex 1 of Resolution Conf. 11.14. The operation under consideration is the following:
Owners: Mr Peter Michael Gill, Mr Richard Francis Hill
Brampton En-Le Morthen
South Yorkshire S66 9BJ
Tel./Fax: +44 (1709) 54 81 25
Species bred: Falco pelegrinoides
3. In accordance with the provisions of Resolution Conf. 11.14, Annex 2, paragraphs 1 b) and 2, the Secretariat hereby notifies all Parties of the applications for registration, and shall provide full information on the operations referred to in paragraph 1 and 2 above to any Party that requests it (in the language in which the application was provided). The Secretariat will concurrently refer the application mentioned in paragraph 2 to members of the Animals Committee and, if necessary, to appropriate experts for advice on its suitability.
4. In accordance with the provisions of Resolution Conf. 11.14, Annex 2, paragraphs 3, 4 and 5, the operations will be included in the Secretariat’s Register 90 days after the date of this Notification unless the Secretariat receives an objection from a Party and such objection is not withdrawn within this time. In this case the Secretariat shall facilitate a dialogue between the Management Authority of the Party submitting the application and any Party that objects to the registration, or a Party, member of the Animals Committee or expert that expresses concern about the application, and allow a further 60 days for resolution of the identified problem(s). If the objection is not withdrawn or the identified problem(s) not resolved, the application shall be postponed until it is decided by a two-thirds majority vote at the following meeting of the Conference of the Parties, or by postal procedures equivalent to those set out in Article XV of the Convention.
5. Parties that wish breeding operations in their territory to be included in the Register of operations that breed Appendix-I species in captivity for commercial purposes are invited to provide the Secretariat with information about those operations in accordance with Resolution Conf. 11.14 (Rev. CoP12), which was revised at the 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties.
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