National legislation status

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CITES enabling legislation enacted in 2011 and submitted to the Secretariat in 2016. Certain gaps identified by the Secretariat need to be addressed. A consultant was hired in Burundi to work on the legislation. New draft legislation prepared and comments provided by the Secretariat in Nov. 2021. Finalized draft legislation submitted to the Council of Ministers for further analysis.

Endorsement draft legislation from the Council of Ministers. Adoption by National Assembly and Senate. Estimated date for enactment is by EOY 2023.

Aug. 2023

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