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Exotic pets - Scottish Animal Welfare Commission: interim report

Published: 3 Sep 2021

An interim report produced by the Scottish Animal Welfare Commission on exotic pets in Scotland.

Exotic pets - Scottish Animal Welfare Commission: interim report
Appendix VI - Table of Positive List Legislation in Europe, USA and Canada

Appendix VI - Table of Positive List Legislation in Europe, USA and Canada

Reproduced by kind permission of Toland et al (2020)

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Table 3. Positive Lists in Europe, the United States, and Canada.
Region Legislation Animals Covered (by Class) Relevant Criteria
Europe Belgium-Brussels Art 3bis Dierenbescherming en-welzijnswet http://www.ejustice.just.fgov.be/cgi_loi/change_lg.pl?language=fr&la=F&cn=2009071608&table_name=loi Mammals Animal welfare, public health and safety, IAS risk, availability of husbandry guidance
Belgium-Flanders Art 3bis Dierenbescherming en-welzijnswet http://www.ejustice.just.fgov.be/cgi_loi/change_lg.pl?language=fr&la=F&cn=2009071608&table_name=loi Art 3bis of The Animal Protection and Welfare Act https://dierenwelzijn.vlaanderen.be/positieve-lijst-reptielen Mammals Reptiles Animal welfare, public health and safety, availability of husbandry advice
Belgium-Wallonia Art 3bis Dierenbescherming en—welzijnswet http://www.ejustice.just.fgov.be/cgi_loi/change_lg.pl?language=fr&la=F&table_name=loi&cn=2018072406 Mammals Animal welfare, public health and safety, IAS risk, availability of husbandry guidance
Croatia Regulation NN 17/2017-404 of 2017 https://narodne-novine.nn.hr/clanci/sluzbeni/2017_02_17_404.html Birds, Fishes, Invertebrates IAS risk
Luxembourg Animal Protection Act: Grand Ducal Regulation of 2018 https://deiereschutzgesetz.lu/la-loi/chapitre-1-les-principes-generaux/ Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes, Invertebrates Animal welfare, public health and safety, IAS risk, availability of husbandry guidance
The Netherlands Animals Act 2011 https://wetten.overheid.nl/BWBR0030250/2020-01-01#Hoofdstuk2 Mammals Methodology to be agreed
Norway Regulation on foreign organisms 2018 Regulation prohibiting the import, trading and keeping of exotic animals 2017 https://lovdata.no/dokument/SF/forskrift/2017-05-11-597 Mammals Reptiles Animal welfare, human and animal health, IAS risk
Malta Protection of animals offered in pet shops (minimum standards) regulations 2014. Restrictions apply only to sale of animals. https://legislation.mt/eli/sl/439.16/eng/pdf Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Fishes, Invertebrates Animal welfare, public safety
United States Alaska Alaska Admin. Code tit. 5, § 92.029 http://www.akleg.gov/basis/aac.asp#5.92.028 Mammals, Birds, Reptiles Animal welfare, public health and safety, conservation, IAS risk
Arkansas Ark. Admin. Code § 002.00.1- https://apps.agfc.com/regulations/R1.01/ Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes Undetermined
Colorado 2 Colo. Code Regs. §406-11:1103 https://www.sos.state.co.us/CCR/GenerateRulePdf.do?ruleVersionId=6776&fileName=2%20CCR%20406-11 Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes Public health and safety, conservation, IAS risk
United States Delaware Delaware Admin. Code tit. 3 903 Exotic Animal Regulations https://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCode/title3/900/903.shtml#P2_29 Mammals, Reptiles Animal and human health and safety
Florida Fla. Admin. Code r. 68A-6.001–68A-6.018 https://www.flrules.org/gateway/RuleNo.asp?title=CAPTIVE%20WILDLIFE&ID=68A-6.003 Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians Undetermined
Kentucky Kentucky Administrative Regulations 301 KY ADC 2:081(native wildlife) https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/Law/KAR/301/002/081.pdf 301 KY ADC 2:082(exotic wildlife) https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/Law/KAR/301/002/082.pdf Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians Undetermined
Maine 09-137 Me. Code R. § 7-06 https://www.maine.gov/ifw/docs/unrestrictedspecies.pdf https://legislature.maine.gov/statutes/12/title12sec12152.html https://www.maine.gov/ifw/docs/unrestrictedspecies.pdf Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes, Invertebrates Undetermined
Maryland Md. Crim. Law § 18-219 http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2020RS/Statute_Web/ghg/18-219.pdf Md. Code Regs. 08.03.11.04 http://www.dsd.state.md.us/comar/comarhtml/08/08.03.11.04.htm Mammals Reptiles, Amphibians Public health and safety
Massachusetts 321 Mass. Code Regs. 9.01-9.02 https://www.mass.gov/regulations/321-CMR-900-exemption-list#9-01-exemption-list%20%20https://www.mass.gov/regulations/321-CMR-900-exemption-list#9-02-list-of-domestic-animals Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes Public health and safety, conservation, IAS risk, animal welfare
Montana Mont. Code § 87-5-706 https://leg.mt.gov/bills/mca/title_0870/chapter_0050/part_0070/section_0060/0870-0050-0070-0060.html Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes, Invertebrates Public health and safety, IAS risk
Nevada Nev. Admin. Code 503.140 https://www.leg.state.nv.us/nac/nac-503.html#NAC503Sec140 Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes, Invertebrates Undetermined
New Hampshire N.H. Code Admin. R. Fis 804.02 http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rules/state_agencies/fis800.html Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes Undetermined
New Jersey NJ ADC 7:25-4.4 Exempted species https://advance.lexis.com/documentpage/?pdmfid=1000516&crid=79b79961-6cda-42be-b8b1-57213a98386a&nodeid=AAKACQAAFAAF&nodepath=%2FROOT%2FAAK%2FAAKACQ%2FAAKACQAAF%2FAAKACQAAFAAF&level=4&haschildren=&populated=false&title=%C2%A7+7%3A25-4.4+Exempted+species&config=00JAA1YTg5OGJlYi04MTI4LTRlNjQtYTc4Yi03NTQxN2E5NmE0ZjQKAFBvZENhdGFsb2ftaXPxZTR7bRPtX1Jok9kz&pddocfullpath=%2Fshared%2Fdocument%2Fadministrative-codes%2Furn%3AcontentItem%3A5XKV-PW41-JBDT-B0CP-00008-00&ecomp=c38_kkk&prid=e21ca592-d91e-4da8-8654-357c0ae29d60 Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians Undetermined
United States North Dakota N.D. Admin. Code. 48.1-09-01-02 https://www.legis.nd.gov/information/acdata/pdf/48.1-09-01.pdf Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes, Invertebrates Public health and safety, IAS risk
Oklahoma Okla. Admin. Code 800:25-25-3 http://www.oar.state.ok.us/oar/codedoc02.nsf/frmMain?OpenFrameSet&Frame=Main&Src=_75tnm2shfcdnm8pb4dthj0chedppmcbq8dtmmak31ctijujrgcln50ob7ckj42tbkdt374obdcli00_ Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes, Invertebrates Undetermined
Rhode Island 250-RICR-40-05-3 3.17 Appendix A: List of Exempt Exotic Animals and Native Wild Animals http://www.dem.ri.gov/pubs/regs/regs/agric/wildanml16.pdf Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Fishes, Invertebrates IAS risk
Tennessee Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1660-01-18-.02 Tenn. Code Ann. § 70-4-403 https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/twra/documents/law-enforcement/TennCode_70_4_403.pdf Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes Undetermined
Utah Utah Admin. Code r. R657-3-2 https://rules.utah.gov/publicat/code/r657/r657-003.htm#T2 Mammals, Birds Undetermined
Vermont 16-4 Vt. Code R. § 116 Wild Bird and Animal Importation and Possession Unrestricted Wild Animal List. https://vtfishandwildlife.com/sites/fishandwildlife/files/documents/Learn%20More/Living%20with%20Wildlife/Importation/Domestic_Species_List.pdf Wild Bird and Animal Importation and Possession Domestic Species List https://vtfishandwildlife.com/sites/fishandwildlife/files/documents/Learn%20More/Living%20with%20Wildlife/Importation/Unrestricted_Wild_Animal_List.pdf Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Invertebrates Public health and safety, IAS risk, suitability as pets
Wisconsin Wis. Stat. Ann. §169.04 https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/169/04/4/a Reptiles, Amphibians, Mammals, Birds, Invertebrates Undetermined
Wyoming Wyo. Admin. Code 040.0001.10 § 3 https://rules.wyo.gov/Search.aspx?mode=1 (Search Game and Fish Commission, Chapter 10) Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes, Invertebrates Undetermined
Canada (Provinces and Territory) Alberta Wildlife Act RSA 2000, c W-10; Wildlife Regulation (Alta Reg 143/1997) https://www.canlii.org/en/ab/laws/regu/alta-reg-143-1997/latest/alta-reg-143-1997.html Mammals, Birds, Amphibians Undetermined
New Brunswick Exotic Wildlife Regulation—Fish and Wildlife Act https://www.canlii.org/en/nb/laws/regu/nb-reg-92-74/latest/nb-reg-92-74.html#document Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians Animal welfare, species conservation, IAS risk, public safety
Newfoundland and Labrador Wild Life Act, RSNL 1990, c W-8 https://www.canlii.org/en/nl/laws/regu/cnlr-1156-96/latest/cnlr-1156-96.html#document Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes, Invertebrates IAS risk
Saskatchewan The Captive Wildlife Regulations, RRS c W-13.1 Reg 13 https://www.canlii.org/en/sk/laws/regu/rrs-c-w-13.1-reg-13/latest/rrs-c-w-13.1-reg-13.html Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes Undetermined
Nunavut Wildlife Act 2003 Wildlife Act 1988 (replaced) Wildlife Genera Regulations 1992 https://www.canlii.org/en/nu/laws/stat/snu-2003-c-26/latest/snu-2003-c-26.html Reptiles, birds Undetermined

Town of Aurora
Town of Newmarket Town of Newmarket

Town of Aurora, By-law Number 61 97-1 9, 2019 https://www.aurora.ca/en/your-government/resources/by-laws/6197-19-Animal-Services-By-law.pdf
Town of Newmarket, By-law 2020-30 https://www.newmarket.ca/LivingHere/Documents/2020-30%20Animal%20Control%20By-law.pdf Town of Newmarket, By-law 2020-30 https://www.newmarket.ca/LivingHere/Documents/2020-30%20Animal%20Control%20By-law.pdf

Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes, Invertebrates
Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes, Invertebrates Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes, Invertebrates

Undetermined
Public health and safety Public health and safety
Town of Newmarket Town of Newmarket, By-law 2020-30 https://www.newmarket.ca/LivingHere/Documents/2020-30%20Animal%20Control%20By-law.pdf Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes, Invertebrates Public health and safety
Brossard
Règlement 219 relatif au controle des animaux https://www.brossard.ca/in/rest/annotationSVC/Attachment/attach_cmsUpload_65f94abb-63d1-419c-8d01-e5ca7bc759b1
Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes Undetermined
Chateauguay
Règlement G-018-17 relatif aux animaux et abrogeant le chapitre XIV du règlement G-2000 https://www.ville.chateauguay.qc.ca/sites/default/files/G_018-17_animaux_dangereux.pdf
Reptiles, Amphibians, Invertebrates Public safety
Chicoutimi/ Saguenay
Règlement VS-R-2007-50 concernant les animaux sur le territoire de la ville de Saguenay https://ville.saguenay.ca/files/reglements_municipaux/animaux/ca_vs_r_2007_50.pdf
Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes Undetermined
Gatineau
Règlement numéro 183-2005 concernant la garde, le contrôle et le soin des animaux dans les limites de la ville de Gatineau http://www.tantelori.com/PDFs/PetLicense-FR-Gatineau-Regs-R-0183-2005-to-2012-04-23%20-Animaux%20(french-francais).pdf C-61.1, r. 5—Regulation respecting animals in captivity
Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes, Invertebrates Public safety
Laval Règlement numéro l-12430 Concernant les animaux 2017 https://www.laval.ca/Documents/Pages/Fr/Citoyens/reglements/reglements-codifies/reglement-l-12430.pdf Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians Public safety
Canada (Towns and municipalities) Longueil Règlement co-2008-523 sur le Contrôle des Animaux 2008 https://www.longueuil.quebec/sites/longueuil/files/reglements/co-2008-523_original.pdf Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Fishes Undetermined
Montréal Règlement sur le Contrôle des Animaux 16-060 2016 http://ville.montreal.qc.ca/sel/sypre-consultation/afficherpdf?idDoc=27628&typeDoc=1 Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians Public safety, species conservation, animal welfare
Québec Règlement sur les animaux domestiques (R.V.Q 1059) https://reglements.ville.quebec.qc.ca/fr/showdoc/cr/R.V.Q.1059 Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Fishes Public safety
Rimouski Règlement 44-2002 concernant les animaux https://rimouski.ca/storage/app/media/ville/administration/reglements-municipaux/Reglement_1094-2018.pdf Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Fishes Undetermined
Saint-Hyacinthe Règlement numéro 30 relatif aux animaux https://www.ville.st-hyacinthe.qc.ca/medias/services-aux-citoyens/reglementations/Regl30.pdf Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Fishes Undetermined
Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu
Règlement no. 0771 concernant la garde des animaux et abrogeant les règlements nos. 0291 et 0441 https://sjsr.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/codification-administrative-1742.pdf
Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Fishes Public safety
Shawinigan
Règlement municipal, Titre 8: Garde et controle des animaux http://www.shawinigan.ca/Document/Fichiers%20PDF/Ville/Reglements/SH-1/Titre%208%20animaux%20(190107).pdf
Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes, Invertebrates Undetermined
Sherbrooke Règlement no. 1, Titre 5, chap. 10, sec. 2 https://contenu.maruche.ca/Fichiers/3337a882-4a53-e611-80ea-00155d09650f/Sites/333dd3d3-915d-e611-80ea-00155d09650f/Documents/Reglements%20municipaux/reglement-1.pdf Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fishes Public safety
Trois-Rivières Règlement sur la garde d’animaux (2014, chapitre 158) https://contenu.maruche.ca/Fichiers/d477a882-4a53-e611-80ea-00155d09650f/Sites/742ceda8-915d-e611-80ea-00155d09650f/Documents/Règlements/Reglement_sur_la_garde_d_animaux.pdf

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