The Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972


Act ID: 197253
Act Number: 53
Enactment Date: 1972-09-09
Act Year: 1972
Short Title: The Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972
Long Title: An Act to provide for the protection of wild animals, birds and plants and for matters connected therewith or ancillary or incidental thereto with a view to ensuring the ecological and environmental security of the country.
Ministry: Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Notification: yet to be notified

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01.01.1973 Rules Wild Life (Proteciton) Act, 1972
01.01.1973 THE WILDLIFE (TRANSACTION AND TAXIDERMY) RULES, 1973
01.01.1973 CENTRAL RULES, 1973
30.03.1994 RECOGNITION OF ZOO RULES 1992
01.01.1995 WILDLIFE (PROTECTION) RULES, 1995
01.01.1995 WILDLIFE (SPECIFIED PLANTS - CONDITIONS FOR POSSESSION BY LICENSEE) RULES, 1995
01.01.1995 WILDLIFE (SPECIFIED PLANT STOCK DECLARATION) CENTRAL RULES, 1995
18.04.1995 G.S.R.349(E), [18/4/1995] - The Wildlife (Specified Plants - Conditions for Possession by Licensee) Rules, 1995
18.04.1995 G.S.R.348(E), [18/4/1995] - The Wildlife (Protection) Rules, 1995
18.04.1995 G.S.R.350(E), [18/4/1995] - The Wildlife (Specified Plant Stock Declaration) Central Rules, 1995
18.04.2003 S.O.445(E), [18/4/2003] - The Declaration of Wild Life Stock Rules, 2003.
10.11.2009 Recognition of Zoo Rules, 2009 dated November 10, 2009
01.12.2013 Notification Wild Life (Proteciton) Act, 1972
10.12.2014 National Board for Wild Life Rules, 2003
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01.01.2001 (Wildlife Section I) NOTIFICATION
01.01.2001 Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972
28.05.2001 S.O.474(E), [28/5/2001] - Additions to Schedule I of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 (53 of 1972)
11.07.2001 S.O.665(E), [11/7/2001] - Amendments to Schedule I and Schedule III of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 (53 of 1972)
01.12.2001 the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 (53 of 1972),
05.12.2001 S.O.1197(E), [5/12/2001] - Amendments to Schedule I and Schedule IV of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 (53 of 1972)
01.01.2002 the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 (53 of 1972)
30.09.2002 S.O.1085(E), [30/9/2002] - Amendments to Schedule I and Part II of Schedule II of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 (53 of 1972)
01.01.2003 Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Act, 2002
01.01.2003 Notification Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972
01.01.2003 the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 (53 of 1972),
01.01.2003 the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 (53 of 1972),
17.01.2003 The Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Act, 2002 dated January 17, 2003
28.03.2003 S.O.332(E), [28/3/2003] - Coming into force of all the provisions except section 6 of the Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Act, 2002 (16 of 2003)
18.04.2003 S.O.447(E), [18/4/2003] - Delegation of Powers of section 54 of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 (53 of 1972)
18.04.2003 Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 (53 of 1972),
22.09.2003 S.O.1093(E), [22/9/2003] - Constitution of the National Board for Wild Life
22.09.2003 S.O.1091(E), [22/9/2003] - Coming into force of section 6 of the Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Act, 2002 (16 of 2003)
22.09.2003 Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972
22.09.2003 Wild Life (Protection) Act, 2002 (16 of 2003)
04.11.2003 Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1977 (53 of 1972), read with rule 11 of the National Board for Wild Life Rules
03.09.2006 The Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Act, 2006 (No. 39 of 2006, [03/09/2006])
16.05.2007 S.O.802(E), [16/05/2007] - The National Board for Wild Life Rules, 2007
16.05.2007 the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 (53 of 1972),
11.11.2009 Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 (53 of 1972), and in supersession of the Recognition of Zoo Rules, 1992
04.09.2010 S.O.2180(E), [4/9/2010] - Amendments to Constitution of the National Board for Wild Life
04.09.2010 the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 (53 of 1972),
14.09.2010 National Board for Wildlife Rules 2003
01.01.2014 the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 (53 of 1972),
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