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Review of schedules and protected species under the Conservation of Wildlife (Jersey) Law 2000

Produced by the Environment (Infrastructure, Housing and Environment)
Authored by Environment and published on 21 Nov 2016
Prepared internally, no external cost

Summary

‚ÄčThe review is part of a wider project to revise and update the Conservation of Wildlife (Jersey) Law 2000 (CWL).

The species listed in the schedules under the CWL have been extensively reviewed in a consultation process that involved a wide range of key stakeholders.

The review process has identified a number of recommendations and these, alongside additional legal advice, will form part of the proposed revision of the Law.

The aims of the review were to:

  • identify and make recommendations for effective species protection
  • resolve the issues on the lack of statutory protection for key species groups such as invertebrates and marine species
  • determine procedures and processes for the selection of species for protection using robust criteria
  • provide a means to ensure appropriate levels of protection, depending upon levels of threat to populations of species

Executive Summary

The review was a lengthy process, producing two large reports and associated documents, so we produced an Executive Summary.

There are 18 recommendations. Each one needs to be implemented to ensure that the schedules remain consistent with best practice, and that the listed species protected under them are up to date based on local, national and international conservation status.

Download Executive summary review of schedules and protected species under the CWL (size 139kb)

Part I: Review of schedules and protected species under the CWL

These documents provide the background research and process undertaken to examine the schedules and species listed in the schedules.

Part I: Review of schedules and protected species under the CWL (size 426kb)

CWL species conservation status and designations (size 773kb)

Part II: Results and recommendations from the review of schedules and protected species under the CWL

These documents summarise the results and recommendations from the review of, and consultation on, the schedules of protected species listed in the CWL during 2013 to 2014.

Species proposed for inclusion or removal from the schedules, from the consultation process between October and December 2013, are also summarised.

Part II: results and recommendations from the review of schedules and protected species under the CWL (size 1mb)

Schedule comparison across jurisdictions (size 11kb)

Levels of protection key (size 38kb)

Criteria comparison across jurisdictions (size 39kb)


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