Sierra Leone

Article XIII

National legislation status

Category Progress summary Next steps Last update

Recommendation to suspend trade for commercial purposes in CITES-listed species at SC77. Draft CITES regulations submitted on 13.12.2023. Legislative analysis by the Secretariat sent on 14.12.2023. Adopted CITES Regulations and legislative procedural instruments sent on 15 Jan. 2024. Analysis sent by Sec. on 12 Feb. 2024. No trade suspension and legislation ready for Category 1.


Legislation ready to be placed in Category 1.

Feb. 2024


Date of issue Status Information Files


2022/046 - SIERRA LEONE – Expedited application of Article XIII for West African rosewood Pterocarpus erinaceus for all range States

Review of Significant Trade

Species Status Stage Meeting Further details
Pterocarpus erinaceus Ongoing Stage 4 - j) View case details

Annual reports

2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Trade suspension