National Parks Act [Cap 224]

Year of Version:2006
Date of Entry into Force:July 25, 1995
Date of Text (Enacted):July 25, 1995
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Genetic Resources, Other
-The National Parks Act [Cap 224]is contained in the Laws of the Republic of Vanuatu - Consolidated Edition 2006.

-This Law makes provisions for the declaration of national parks and nature reserves, for the protection and preservation of such areas, and for matters connected therewith. In particular, refer the IP-related as follows:

Section 2 - Declaration of national parks and nature reserves (protecting and preserving of unique ecosystems, genetic resources or physical and biological formation (subsection 2. a); threatened species of animals and plants (subsection 2. b); any archaeological or other scientific or environmental significance (subsection 2. d))

Section 10 - Management plan (see page 5)
Subsection 3(b) - the conservation and preservation of native plants and animals;
Subsection 3(c) the prevention of introduction of noxious plants and animals and the removal of them
Section 22 - Offences and penalties (see page 9)
Available Texts: 

National Parks Act [Cap 224] National Parks Act [Cap 224], Complete document (pdf) [47 KB] National Parks Act [Cap 224], Complete document (htm) [55 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

WIPO Lex No.:VU029