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Export permits


Brief description of the instrument and its modus operandi

Each legal person, involved in NWFPs export, must submit an request for issuing permit for export to the ministry in charge for environmental protection. When submitting request, legal person must pay administration fee. The form of the request is prescribed by law. Validity period of export permit is no longer than 6 months form the date of issue.

Which problem the instrument is supposed to solve?

Threats to biodiversity

Purpose or main objective / overall goal of the instrument?

Biodiversity conservation, implementation of CITES

Innovation content or potential of the instrument?


Which laws and regulations support the implement of this instrument?

Law on nature conservation, Law on environmental protection and Rulebook on transboundary movement and trade in protected species

The initiator/promoter of the instrument?


Which organizations are involved in the operationalization of the instrument?

Ministry responsible for the environment

What roles do these organisation play in each of them?

issues permits

How the monitoring is ensured?

Permit holders are requested to submit a detailed report of NWFPs export (types and species, quantities, countries of export...)

How the compliance is ensured?

NWFPs can not be exported without this permit. Custom administration can confiscate products.

How is the overall performance of the instrument?

Amount of exported NWFPs has been monitored and determined. There is additional income for republic budget from taxes

Brief description of the context for the emergence of the instrument

Need for control and regulation of international trade in mushrooms, wild flora and fauna species

Have any of the items mentioned above changed since the instrument entered into force?


Is there any qualitative or quantitative study of the impacts of the instrument?


Full reference
Export permit

Related to

Rulebook on the transboundary movement and trade in protected species (Serbia) (2009)

Year 2009
Policy area Biodiversity and endangered species policies
Affected activity Marketing/trade
Affected actors Processor, Retailer, Wholesaler
Products All NWFP
Subject NWFP
Promoter/initiator Public
Zone South East Europe
Countries Serbia
Regions (NUTS 2) Šumadija and Western Serbia
Focus on NWFP Direct
Document category Law
Instrument type Regulatory, Economic
Legal status Binding
Geographical scope National
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