This Decree-Law regulates the introduction of exotic flora and fauna species within the continental territory of the Republic of Portugal. It consists of 7 chapters and 4 annexes establishing: General provisions (chap. 1); Prohibition of dissemination into the wildlife of exotic species (chap. 2); Accidental introduction of exotic animal species (chap. 3); Prohibition of ranch activity (chap. 4); Administrative and scientific competencies (chap. 5); Sanctions (chap. 6) and Final provisions (chap
Decree-Law No. 565/99 regulating the introduction of exotic flora and fauna species.