Federal Species Protection Ordinance
|Title:||Ordinance on the protection of wild fauna and flora|
|Short title:||Federal Species Protection Ordinance|
|Scope:||Federal Republic of Germany|
|Legal matter:||Environmental law|
|Original version from:||December 19, 1986
( BGBl. I p. 2705 )
|Entry into force on:||January 1, 1987|
|Last revision from:||February 16, 2005
( BGBl. I p. 258 , ber.p. 896 )
|Entry into force of the
new version on:
|February 25, 2005|
|Last change by:||
Art. 10 G of 21 January 2013
( Federal Law Gazette I pp. 95, 99 )
|Effective date of the
|August 1, 2013
(Art. 13 para. 1 G of January 21, 2013)
|Please note the note on the applicable legal version.|
The Federal Species Protection Ordinance ( BArtSchV ) was first issued on December 19, 1986 to protect wild animal and plant species.
It is a statutory ordinance issued on the basis of the Federal Nature Conservation Act (BNatSchG) , which expands and strengthens the species protection of Regulation (EC) No. 338/97 (Species Protection Ordinance) of 1984, through which the Washington Convention on Species Protection was put into force in all EU member states .
The current version of the Federal Species Protection Ordinance dates from February 16, 2005 and was issued as Article 1 of the Ordinance to revise the Federal Species Protection Ordinance and to adapt other legal provisions.
The list of protected plants and animals can be found in Appendix 1 to the Federal Species Protection Ordinance . It is not to be confused with the Red Lists of endangered animal and plant species published by the Federal Agency for Nature Conservation .
- Species Protection Ordinancewith annexes (especially = protection status of wild animal and plant species)
- Scientific information system on international species protection (WISIA)