Prohibited acts 61. (1) No person may without a permit – (a) collect, catch, kill, keep, convey, purchase, sell, donate or receive as a gift, import into or export or remove from the Province, any invertebrate referred to in paragraph (a) of Schedule 10;
(b) collect, catch, keep, convey or kill, for the purpose of collection, any invertebrate in an area referred to in paragraph (b) of Schedule 10; 65
(c) import into, or convey in or through, the Province, any alien invertebrate for entomology, commercial or collection purposes; (d) collect, catch, keep or import into, convey in or through, or export or remove from, the Province any other invertebrate not referred to in paragraph (a) of Schedule 10 for entomology, commercial or collection purposes; or (e) collect, catch or kill any invertebrate in a Provincial Nature Reserve or Site of Ecological Importance.
(2) No person may without a permit in terms of this Act or other document issued in terms of any other relevant legislation, convey any invertebrate referred to in paragraph (a) of Schedule 10 through the Province.
Powers of MEC 62. The MEC may – (a) take steps that may be necessary or expedient for research in connection with, or the propagation or preservation of any invertebrate; (b) take steps in connection with the importation, acclimatisation, catching, destruction, reduction, removal or elimination, either generally or in a particular area, of any invertebrate; (c) on approval of a project proposal, institute any survey or investigation in connection with any invertebrate; or (d) take steps to develop and control land for the conservation of any invertebrate in collaboration with any other public or private body.
Regulations 63. The MEC may in terms of section 122 make regulations for the purposes of this Chapter relating to –
(a) the species, number and sex of invertebrates that may be caught; 66 (b) the control and regulation of the catching, collecting, possession, keeping or import into, export from or the conveyance in or through the Province of an invertebrate; (c) the regulation of the purchase, sale or exchange of an invertebrate; (d) the taking, disturbing, destruction or collection of the eggs, larvae or pupa of an invertebrate; (e) the sale or trade of an invertebrate; (f) the poisoning of an invertebrate; (g) research in connection with an invertebrate; and (h) any other matter that may be necessary to facilitate the effective implementation of this Chapter.