East Cape legislation

The following information is summarised notes taken from the Eastern Cape legislation and focuses on the acceptable control methods for specific predators and which methods would require permits in the Eastern Cape.

Information supplied by Gerrie Ferreira, DEDEAT, Eastern Cape - Tel no (042) 29 20339. 

Black-backed Jackal & Caracal

Acceptable control method = Section 29 (a) [poison] - only poison registered specifically for these species may be used, (d) [traps - it excludes wire snares & any gin trap without an offset & a set screw, (g) [calibre less than five coma six millimetres], (h) [automatic] & (I) [dog], Section 33(1) - use of a motor vehicle only.  Refer to extract from EC Hunting Proclamation.

Control method requiring a permit = Culling at night with an artificial light.

Leopard

Acceptable control method = Trap cages and hunting with dogs only

Control method requiring a permit = All methods requires a Tops permit

Crows

Acceptable control method = Hunting during the daytime or night hunting

Control method requiring a permit = Night hunting/culling

Brown Hyaena

Acceptable control methods = Hunting with dogs only or trap cages

Control method requiring a permit = All methods requires a TOPS permit

Spotted Hyaena

Acceptable control methods = Hunting with dogs only or trap cages

Control method requiring a permit = All methods requires a TOPS permit

 

Contact details of the relevant offices of DEDEAT in the Eastern Cape:

Alfred Nzo District - Maluti Tel: 039 256 0216

Artwell Jara Fax: 039 256 0665 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dean Ricketts Fax: 086 608 9480 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Amathole District - East London Tel: 043 707 4068

Edwina Oates Fax: 086 519 3200 E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cacadu District - Port Elizabeth Tel: 041 508 5803

Pumza Mapara Fax: 086 541 4472 E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cacadu District - Jeffreys Bay Tel: 042 292 0339

Angelique Marais Fax: 086 540 4522 E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Gerrie Ferreira Fax: 042-2920226 E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Hennie Swanevelder Fax: 042-2920226 E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cacadu District - Graaff-Reinet Tel: 049 892 3755

Frikkie Rossouw Fax: 049 892 3862 E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Gladman Sinuka Fax: 049 892 3862 E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cacadu District - Grahamstown Tel: 046 622 7216

Mbulelo Xalu Fax: 086 545 0354 E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Chris Hani District - Queenstown Tel: 045 808 4016

Maria Green Fax: 086 612 5063 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lindelwa Bottomane Tel: 045 808 4039 Email: Lindelwa.Bottomanegdedea.gov.za

Lindelwa Bottomane Fax: 086 603 7879

Joe Gqabi District - Aliwal North Tel: 051 633 2901

Zikho Saba Fax: 086 746 5934 E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

OR Tambo District - Mthatha Tel: 047 531 1191

Bongeka Mvakade Tel: 047 531 1191 E-mail: 1320,qp(This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Nosinodi Ntola E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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