Search Legislation

The Dangerous Wild Animals (Northern Ireland) Order 2004

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made).

Article 2.

SCHEDULEKINDS OF DANGEROUS WILD ANIMALS

NOTE: See Article 2(6) for the effect of the second column of this Schedule

MAMMALS

Scientific name of kindCommon name or names
Marsupials
Dasyuridae of the species Sarcophilus laniariusThe Tasmanian devil
Macropodidae of the species Macropus fuliginosus, Macropus giganteus, Macropus robustus and Macropus rufusGrey kangaroos, the euro, the wallaroo and the red kangaroo
Primates
Callitrichidae of the species of the genera Leontophithecus and SaguinusTamarins
CebidaeNew-world monkeys (including capuchin, howler, saki, spider, squirrel, titi, uakari and woolly monkeys and the night monkey (otherwise known as the douroucouli))
CercopithecidaeOld-world monkeys (including baboons, the drill, colobus monkeys, the gelada, guenons, langurs, leaf monkeys, macaques, the mandrill, mangabeys, the patas and proboscis monkeys and the talapoin)
IndriidaeLeaping lemurs (including the indri, sifakas and the woolly lemur)
Lemuridae, except the species of the genus HapalemurLarge Lemurs (the broad-nosed gentle lemur and the grey gentle lemur are excepted)
HylobatidaeGibbons and siamangs
Hominidae except genus HomoAnthropoid apes including chimpanzees, orang-utans and gorillas
Edentates
BradypodidaeSloths
Dasypodidae of the species Priodontes giganteus (otherwise known as Priodontes maximus)The giant armadillo
Myrmecophagidae of the species Myrmecophaga tridactylaThe giant anteater
Rodents
Erithizontidae of the species Erithizon dorsatumThe North American porcupine
HydrochoeridaeThe capybara
Hystricidae of the species of the genus HystrixCrested porcupines
Carnivores
Ailuropodidae (Ailuridae)The red (lesser) panda
Canidae, except the species of the genera Alopex, Dusicyon, Otocyon, Nyctereutes and Vulpes and the species Canis familiarisJackals, wild dogs, wolves and the coyote (foxes, the raccoon-dog and the domestic dog are excepted)
Felidae, except the species Felis catusThe bobcat, caracal, cheetah, jaguar, lion, lynx, ocelot, puma, serval, tiger and all other cats (the domestic cat is excepted)
Hyaenidae except the species Proteles cristatusHyaenas (except the aardwolf)
Mustelidae of the species of the genera Arctonyx, Aonyx, Enhydra, Lutra (except Lutra lutra), Melogale, Mydaus, Pteronura and Taxidea and of the species Eira barbara, Gulo gulo, Martes pennanti and Mellivora capensisBadgers (except the Eurasian badger), otters (except the European otter), and the tayra, wolverine, fisher and ratel (otherwise known as the honey badger)
ProcyonidaeCacomistles, raccoons, coatis, olingos, the little coatimundi and the kinkajou
UrsidaeBears including the Giant Panda
Viverridae of the species of the genus Viverra and the species Arctictis binturong and Cryptoprocta feroxThe African, large-spotted, Malay and large Indian civets, the binturong and the fossa
Pinnipedes
Odobenidae, Otariidae and Phocidae, except Phoca vitulina and Halichoerus grypusThe walrus, eared seals, sealions and earless seals (the common and grey seals are excepted)
Elephants
ElephantidaeElephants
Odd-toed ungulates
Equidae, except the species Equus asinus, Equus caballus and Equus asinus x Equus caballusAsses, horses and zebras (the donkey, domestic horse and domestic hybrids are excepted)
RhinocerotidaeRhinoceroses
TapiridaeTapirs
Hyraxes
ProcaviidaeTree and rock hyraxes (otherwise known as dassies)
Aardvark
OrycteropidaeThe aardvark
Even-toed ungulates
AntilocapridaeThe Pronghorn
Bovidae, except any domestic form of the genera Bos and Bubalus, of the species Capra aegagrus (hircus) and the species Ovis ariesAntelopes, bison, buffalo, gazelles, goats and sheep (domestic cattle, goats and sheep are excepted)
Camelidae except the species Lama glama and Lama pacosCamels, the guanaco and the vicugna (the domestic llama and alpaca are excepted)
Cervidae of the species Alces alces and Rangifer tarandus, except any domestic form of the species Rangifer tarandusThe moose or elk and the caribou or reindeer (the domestic reindeer is excepted)
GiraffidaeThe giraffe and the okapi
HippopotamidaeThe hippopotamus and the pygmy hippopotamus
Suidae, except any domestic form ofOld-world pigs (including the wild boar
the species Sus scrofaand the wart hog) (the domestic pig is excepted)
TayassuidaeNew-world pigs (otherwise known as peccaries)
Any hybrid of a kind of animal specified in the foregoing provisions of this column where one parent is, or both parents are, of a kind so specifiedMammalian hybrids with a parent (or parents) of a specified kind
BIRDS
Cassowaries and emu
CasuariidaeCassowaries
DromaiidaeThe emu
Ostrich
StruthionidaeThe ostrich
REPTILES
Crocodilians
AlligatoridaeAlligators and caimans
CrocodylidaeCrocodiles and the false gharial
GavialidaeThe gharial (otherwise known as the gavial)
Lizards and snakes
Colubridae of the species of the genera Atractaspis, Malpolon, Psammophis and Thelatornis and of the species Boiga dendrophila, Dispholidus typus, Rhabdophis subminiatus and Rhabdophis tigrinusMole vipers and certain rear-fanged venomous snakes (including the moila and montpellier snakes, sand snakes, twig snakes, the mangrove (otherwise known as the yellow-ringed catsnake), the boomslang, the red-necked keelback and the yamakagashi (otherwise known as the Japanese tiger-snake))
ElapidaeCertain front-fanged venomous snakes (including cobras, coral snakes, the desert black snake, kraits, mambas, sea snakes and all Australian poisonous snakes (including the death adders))
HelodermatidaeThe gila monster and the (Mexican) beaded lizard
ViperidaeCertain front-fanged venomous snakes (including adders, the barba amarilla, the bushmaster, the copperhead, the fer-de-lance, moccasins, rattlesnakes and vipers)
INVERTEBRATES
Spiders
Ctenidae of the species of the genus PhoneutriaWandering spiders
Dipluridae of the species of the genus AtraxThe Sydney funnel-web spider and its close relatives
Lycosidae of the species Lycosa raptoriaThe Brazilian wolf spider
Sicariidae of the species of the genus LoxoscelesBrown recluse spiders (otherwise known as violin spiders)
Theridiidae of the species of the genus LatrodectusThe black widow spider (otherwise known as redback spider) and its close relatives
Scorpions
ButhidaeButhid scorpions

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

See additional information alongside the content

Show Explanatory Notes for Sections: Displays relevant parts of the explanatory notes interweaved within the legislation content.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

Explanatory Memorandum

Explanatory Memorandum sets out a brief statement of the purpose of a Northern Ireland Order in Council and provides information about its policy objective and policy implications. They aim to make the Order accessible to readers who are not legally qualified and accompany any Northern Ireland Order in Council made since 2002.

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources