The text of the Act is divided into 9 Parts: Preliminary (I); Authorities to be Appointed or Constituted Under the Act (II); Hunting of Wild Animals (III); Protection of Specified Plants (IIIA); Sanctuaries, National Parks and Closed Areas (IV); Central Zoo Authority and Recognition of Zoos Trade or Commerce in Wild Animals (IVA); Animal Articles and Trophies (V); Prohibition of Trade or Commerce in Trophies, Animal Articles, etc. (VI), derived from certain Animals Prevention and Detection of Of
Consolidated version of Act No. 53 of 1972 as amended last by Act No. 39 of 2006.
Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 (No. 53 of 1972).
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An Act to provide for the protection of wild animals, birds and plants and for matters connected there with or axillary or incidental thereto.