On June 3, 2020, new provisions for the domestic trade in rhino horn were published in the South African Government Gazette. The relevant documents can be sourced below:
- Notice no. 625 pertaining to the prohibition of certain restricted activities involving rhinoceros horn;
- Notice No. 626 pertaining to regulations relating to trade in rhinoceros horn; and
- Notice No. 627 pertaining to the deletion of Eastern black rhino (Diceros bicornis michaeli) from invasive species list in terms of section 72 of NEMBA, and inclusion thereof as a protected species in the list of threatened or protected species.