United States Code
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In this chapter:
The term “CITES” means the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, signed on
March 3, 1973, and its appendices.
The term “conservation” means the use of methods and procedures necessary to bring Asian elephants to the point at which there are sufficient populations in the wild to ensure that the species does not become extinct, including all activities associated with scientific resource management, such as conservation, protection, restoration, acquisition, and management of habitat; research and monitoring of known populations; assistance in the development of management plans for managed elephant ranges; CITES enforcement; law enforcement through community participation; translocation of elephants; conflict resolution initiatives; and community outreach and education.
The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of the Interior.
The term “Administrator” means the Administrator of the Agency for International Development.
cite as: 16 USC 4263