CITES permits (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, also known as the Washington Convention). Note that the indicator relates to legislation existing for the area under assessment (and not e.g., the area from which CITES species are imported).

Order no. 255/2007 measures to implement EU regulations on trade in wild fauna and flora:

http://legislatie.just.ro/Public/DetaliiDocument/80930

Law 69/1994 Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora Endangered adopted in Washington on March 3, 1973:

http://legislatie.just.ro/Public/DetaliiDocument/4273
http://www.speciesplus.net/#/taxon_concepts?taxonomy=cites_eu&geo_entities_ids=76&geo_entity_scope=cites&page=1

National Agency for Environmental Protection

Government sources

Regulations on trade Flora and fauna species in the European Union:

http://ec.europa.eu/environment/cites/pdf/trade_regulations/KH7707262ROC.pdf

Non-Government sources

Checklist of CITES Species for Romania:

http://www.speciesplus.net/#/taxon_concepts?taxonomy=cites_eu&geo_entities_ids=76&geo_entity_scope=cites&page=1

Romania has ratified the CITES Convention through Law no. 69/1994. The Management Authority in charge of implementing the Convention is the Ministry of Environment, Waters and Forests/National Agency for Environmental Protection.

Description of risk

According to UNEP-WCMC and the CITES Species+ database (2016), no tree species included in the CITES Appendices is found in Romania.

Risk conclusion

This indicator has been evaluated as low risk. Identified laws are upheld. Cases where law/regulations are violated are efficiently followed up by the authorities and/or by the relevant entities taking preventive actions.