|586||Title:||PROTECTION OF ENDANGERED SPECIES OF ANIMALS AND PLANTS ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||L.N. 206 of 2006|
|Section:||12||Heading:||Restriction on introduction from the sea of specimens of Appendix II species||Version Date:||01/12/2006|
(1) Subject to section 47, a person shall not introduce from the sea a specimen of an Appendix II species except under and in accordance with a licence issued in respect of that specimen under section 23(1)(b) prior to the introduction from the sea.
(2) A person who introduces from the sea a specimen of an Appendix II species under and in accordance with the licence referred to in subsection (1) shall, upon the landing of that specimen in Hong Kong, produce, or cause to be produced, that licence to an authorized officer.
(3) A person who contravenes subsection (1) or (2) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine at level 5 and to imprisonment for 6 months.