No. S 210
Animals and Birds Act
Animals and Birds
(Piranha) Rules 2019
In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 59 and 80 of the Animals and Birds Act, the Minister for National Development makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules are the Animals and Birds (Piranha) Rules 2019 and come into operation on 1 April 2019.
2.  In these Rules, “piranha” means the species of fish called piranha.
Ban on keeping, etc., of piranha
3.  A person must not keep, breed, sell, purchase, or import or export any piranha.
Ban on releasing piranha into river, etc.
4.  A person must not release any piranha into any stream, river, canal, channel, watercourse, reservoir, lake or other body of water.
5.  A person who contravenes rule 3 or 4 shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $10,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or to both.
Made on 29 March 2019.
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of National Development,
[MND 169/01-001; AG/LEGIS/SL/7/2015/13 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 80(4) of the Animals and Birds Act).