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The Protection of Wildlife and Conservation and Protection of Natural Areas Law (1994)

The State Law and Order Restoration Council enacts the Protection of Wildlife and Protected Areas Law on 8th June, 1994. The objectives are to implement the policy of protecting wildlife of the State, to implement the policy of conserving the protected areas of the State, to carry out in accordance with International Conventions agreed by the State in respect of the protection of wild species of both flora and fauna and representative ecosystems occurring in the country, to protect endangered species of wild flora and fauna and their habitats, to contribute for the development of research on natural science, to establish zoological gardens and botanical gardens for the protection of flora of fauna. This Law is prevailed over by Protection of Biodiversity and Protected Area Law 2018.