THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 47/2006/QD-BNN
Hanoi, June 06, 2006
 
DECISION
ON PROMULGATION OF THE REGULATION ON MANAGEMENT OF RAISED BEARS
THE MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 86/2003/ND-CP of July 18, 2003, defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 32/2006/ND-CP of March 30, 2006, on management of endangered rare and precious forest flora and fauna;
Pursuant to the Government Office's Document No. 2822/VPCP-NN of June 7, 2004, on the scheme to handle bears raised in captivity in Vietnam;
At the proposal of the Director of the Forest Ranger Department,
 
DECIDES:
Article 1.- To promulgate together with this Decision the Regulation on management of raised bears.
Article 2.- This Decision takes effect 15 days after its publication in "CONG BAO."
Article 3.- To annul the previous regulations of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on management of bears raised in captivity, which are contrary to the regulations in this Decision.
Article 4.- The director of the Office, the director of the Forest Ranger Department, and relevant units of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, and concerned organizations and individuals shall have to implement this Decision.
 
 
FOR THE MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
VICE MINISTER


Hua Duc Nhi
 
REGULATION
ON MANAGEMENT OF RAISED BEARS
(Promulgated together with Decision No. 47/2006/QD-BNN of June 6, 2006 of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development)
Article 1.- Scope of regulation and subjects of application
This Regulation provides for the management of individual bears being raised in isolation from the natural environment (hereinafter called raised bears), which is applicable to domestic organizations, households and individuals, overseas Vietnamese, foreign organizations and individuals engaged in bear raising in the Vietnamese territory (hereinafter called bear breeders).
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