On 27th December, Ekklesia said that the Ivory Bill received Royal Assent on 20th December 2018 and has now become law, meaning that in future most ivory sales in, to and from the UK will be treated as criminal offences.  The Act contains one of the strongest ivory bans in the world and covers the vast majority of items in trade, subject to certain narrow exemptions.

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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