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Antarctic Treaty Act 1967

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2Poultry: Notwithstanding the provisions of Article IX (3) of these Agreed Measures, no living poultry shall be brought into the Treaty Area after 1st July, 1966.

(a)to provide indispensable food for men or dogs in the Treaty Area in limited quantities, and in conformity with the purposes and principles of these Agreed Measures ;

(b)to provide specimens for scientific study or scientific information ;

(c)to provide specimens for museums, zoological gardens, or other educational or cultural institutions or uses.

(a)allowing dogs to run free,

(b)flying helicopters or other aircraft in a manner which would unnecessarily disturb bird and seal concentrations, or landing close to such concentrations (e.g. within 200 m.),

(c)driving vehicles unnecessarily close to concentrations of birds and seals (e.g. within 200 m.),

(d)use of explosives close to concentrations of birds and seals,

(e)discharge of firearms close to bird and seal concentrations (e.g. within 300 m.),

(f)any disturbance of bird and seal colonies during the breeding period by persistent attention from persons on foot. However, the above activities, with the exception of those mentioned in (a) and (e) may be permitted to the minimum extent necessary for the establishment, supply and operation of stations.

(a)the collection of any native plant, except in accordance with a permit;

(b)the driving of any vehicle.

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