Reporters learned from the Ministry of agriculture and rural areas on the 28th that the Ministry of agriculture and rural areas will strictly examine, approve and quarantine the non edible use of wild animals in accordance with the laws and regulations on wildlife protection, the law of traditional Chinese medicine, the regulations on the management of experimental animals, the regulations on the management of urban zoos and other relevant national regulations due to special circumstances such as scientific research, medicine and exhibition.
The head of the Ministry of agriculture and rural areas said that in the future, laws and regulations on wildlife protection will be fully implemented and law enforcement supervision strengthened. Strictly implement the provisions of the law on the protection of wild animals and the regulations on the implementation of the protection of aquatic wild animals that prohibit hunting, catching, trading, transportation and eating of aquatic wild animals, and impose heavier penalties on those who violate the provisions on the basis of the existing laws. We will improve the law enforcement management system, clarify the main body responsible for law enforcement, increase supervision, inspection and accountability, and strictly investigate and punish violations of decisions and relevant laws and regulations; and ban, seal up and close down illegal business sites and illegal operators in accordance with the law.
At the same time, we will accelerate the development of Animal Genetic Resources Catalogue and promote the revision of aquatic wildlife catalogue. According to the provisions of the Animal Husbandry Law of the peoples Republic of China, the more common livestock and poultry (such as pigs, cattle, sheep, chickens, ducks, geese, etc.) are listed in the catalogue of livestock genetic resources and managed in accordance with the provisions of the animal husbandry law. Strengthen communication and coordination with the State Forestry and grass administration, and further clarify the scope of relevant catalogue of aquatic wildlife and terrestrial wildlife.
Highest level inspection: continue to increase the handling of public interest litigation cases of wildlife protection
Novel coronavirus pneumonia occurred in Beijing on February 28, Xinhua. Many experts and scholars made recommendations. They hoped that the procuratorial organs would increase the handling of animal protection cases, give full play to the procuratorial function of public interest litigation, release relevant typical cases in time, strengthen the prevention and control of sources, and pool social knowledge, and promote the ability of national governance in biosafety.