National legislation status

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CITES enabling and implementing legislation enacted. Observations on the draft legislation provided in Feb. 2020. Submission of a revised timetable to finalize the Fisheries Administrative Order (FAO) on Introduction from the Sea to the Secretariat in August 2023: New estimated date of publication of the FAO: May 2024. Request for update on 18 Feb. 2024.

Agreement between PH and Secretariat on revised legislative analysis, including possible Category 1 status

Aug. 2023


Date of issue Status Information Files


2021/067 - PHILIPPINES – E-permitting


2010/038 - PHILIPPINES - Prohibition of trade in CITES specimens


2008/008 - PHILIPPINES - Restrictions on the import of wild birds

Annual reports

2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Trade suspension