National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998)
Chapter 7 : Compliance, Enforcement and Protection
Part 3 : Judicial Matters
34E. Treatment of seized live specimens
Pending the institution of any criminal proceedings in terms of this Act or a specific environmental management Act or the resolution of such proceedings, a live specimen that has been seized in terms of this Part must be deposited with a suitable institution, rescue centre or facility which is able and willing to house and properly care for it.