Under the revised Act on Conservation of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora has set take off effect since 1st June 2018.
A validity period of 5 years was established for the registration.
Registration card must be transferred together with an individual organism listed in CITES Annex I when it is transferred or delivered.
There were some case of young pet animals sold as “pre-regulation”.This means that it was owned before listed in Annex I.
It is getting important on how to distinguish age of popular pet animals.
There are several laws related to endangered species in Japan.