SIND WILDLIFE PROTECTION ORDINANCE, 1972.
1 Sind Ordinance No. V of 1972
13th April 1972.
amend and consolidate the law relating to preservation,
conservation and management of wildlife in Sind.
it is expedient to amend and consolidate the law relating
to preservation, conservation and management of wildlife in
in pursuance of the Martial Law Proclamation of 25th March,
1969, read with the Provisional Constitution Order, and in
exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the Governor
of Sind and Martial Law Administrator, Zone 'D' is pleased
to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-
This Ordinance may be called the Sind Wildlife Protection
(2) It extends to the whole of the Province of Sind.
(3) Nothing hereinafter provided shall be deemed to authorise
any person to hunt in the reserved or protected forests or
on any person's private property without permission.
this Ordinance, unless the context otherwise requires, the
following expressions shall have the meanings hereby respectively
assigned to them, that is to say-
means the Sind Wildlife Management Board constituted under
"license" or "permit" means a certificate, license or permit
granted or issued under this Ordinance;
when used in relation to wild animals. Trophies or meat, shall
mean any person who in the course of trade or business carried
on by him whether on his own behalf or on behalf of any other
published on 13th April, 1972 after having received the assent
of the Governor on 6th April, 1972. L(iv)183-1.
purchases or barters any wild animal, its meat or trophy;
(ii) Cuts, carves, polishes, preserves, cleans, mounts or
otherwise prepares any such animal, trophy or meat or manufactures
any article therefrom;
animal" means a wild animal specified in the First Schedule;
reserve" means any area declared as such under section 16;
means the Government of Sind;
Park" means the area declared as such under sub-section (1)
of section 15;
means the Chief Game Warden, a Game Warden, Game Inspector
or Game Watcher or any other officer appointed honorary or
otherwise in this behalf to carry out all or any of the purposes
of this Ordinance or to do anything required to be done by
or under this Ordinance and includes every Forest-officer
as defined in the Forest Act, 1927 (Act XVI of 1927);
means prescribed by rules;
animal" means a wild animal specified in the Second Schedule;
means a rule made under this Ordinance;
means any dead animal or any horn, antler, tooth, tusk, bone,
claw, hoof, skin, hair, feather, egg-shell or other durable
part of a game animal or protected animal whether or not included
in a manufactured or processed article;
animal" means a wild bird or animal specified in the First
or Second Schedule;
includes organic resources, animals, birds, reptiles vegetation,
soil and water;
sanctuary" means the area declared as such under subsection
(1) of section 14.
Government may determine the number and class of officers
including honorary officers to be appointed under this Ordinance.
(2) Except as otherwise prescribed, an honorary officer shall
have all powers conferred by this Ordinance and shall hold
office for a period of three years unless the appointment
is revoked earlier.
of the Board
As soon as may be after the commencement of this Ordinance,
Government shall establish a Board to be called the Sind Wildlife
(2) The Board shall be a body corporate having perpetual succession
and a common seal with power to acquire and hold property
and shall by the said name sue and be sued.
(3) The Board shall consist of- (i) a Chairman; and (ii) such
number of members as may be appointed by Government.
(4) 1 [Chief Minister of Sind] ^or in his absence, the person
exercising the powers and performing the functions of Chief
Minister] shall be the Chief Game Warden and ex-off ic io
Chairman of the Board.
(5) A member shall unless sooner removed by Government hold
office for such term as may be prescribed.
(6) Chairman may appoint any person a Secretary of the Board.
(7) The Board shall have such powers and exercise such duties
as may be prescribed.
(8) The meetings of the Board shall be held at such times
and at such places and in accordance with such procedure as
may be prescribed.
There shall be a fund to be known as "Board fund" vested in
the Board. The fund shall be raised and administered in such
manner as may be prescribed.
(2) All moneys at the credit of the Board shall be kept in
such custody as may be prescribed. (3) The Board shall maintain
complete and accurate books of accounts in such form as may
by Sind Ordinance VIII of 1972. s.
2, for "Governor of Sind" 2. Added by Sind Ordinance XV of
accounts of the Board shall be audited in such manner as may
(5) Copies of the audit report shall be sent to the Board
and with the comments of the Board to Government.
(6) The Board shall carry out any direction issued by Government
for rectification of an audit objection.
may require the Board to furnish Government with any return,
statement, estimate, information or report regarding any matter
under the control of the Board and the Board shall comply
with every such requisition. Restrictions on hunting.
(i) Hunt any protected animal;
(ii) Hunt any game animal except under a permit and in accordance
with the provisions of this Ordinance or the rules;
(iii) hunt any wild animal by means of a set-gun, drop spear,
deadfall, gun trap, explosive projectile, bomb, grenade, baited
hook, net, snare or any other trap, an automatic weapon, or
a weapon of a caliber used by the Pakistan Army or Police
Force or by means of a projectile containing any drug or chemical
substance having the property of an anaesthetizing, paralysing,
stupifying or rendering incapable an animal whether partly
(iv) Hunt any game animal, other than birds or hares, with
a shot gun or with non-magnum rifle of '22 caliber or less;
(v) use, or have in his possession any net, snare, bhagwa,
poison or like injurious substance for the purpose of hunting
a game animal;
(vi) Use vehicle of any type to pursue any game animal, or
to drive or stampede game animals for any purpose whatsoever;
(vii) Shoot any game animal from any conveyance or from within
200 yards of the conveyance; (viii) Hunt with the help of
decoys or call birds;
(ix) Construct or use, for the purpose of hunting any wild
animal any pitfall, game pit, trench or similar excavation,
any fence or enclosure, or use bhagwa or any other similar
it shall not be an offence to use-
motor vehicle or aircraft to drive any wild animal away from
an aerodrome or airstrip when such action is necessary to
ensure the safety of aircraft using that aerodrome;
(b) any one or more of the aforesaid prohibited methods if
the officer authorized in this behalf grants, at his discretion,
a licence with permission to employ such methods;
(x) Hunt after sunset and before sunrise;
(xi) hunt by hiding near a water hole or salt licks.
to employ hawks and dogs without special licence.
person shall use hawks for hawking or dogs for coursing the
game animals except under a special licence issued under this
found dead or killed or caught unlawfully.
protected animal or game animal which is found dead or dying,
or which has been killed or caught otherwise than in accordance
with the Provisions of this Ordinance and any meat or trophy
thereof shall be the property of Government.
of Lawful Possession.
Nopersonshall beinpossessionofanywildanimaldeadoralive, trophy
or meat of a protected animal or the horns of Goral, Ibex
Sind Wild Goat, Markhor or Urial, or Skin of Beech or Stone
Martan, Jungle Cats and Desert Cats unless he be in possession
of a Certificate of Lawful Possession granted in respect thereof
by the officer authorized in this behalf: Provided that any
person importing any wild animal, trophy or meat of a wild
animal in accordance with this Ordinance, or acquiring such
animal, trophy or meat in accordance with the terms of permit
issued under this ordinance, shall obtain such certificate
by applying to the authorized officer within thirty days from
the date of importing or acquiring the animal, trophy or meat.
officer authorized in this behalf may mark or register, the
animal, trophy or meat in respect of which a Certificate of
Lawful Possession is issued, in the prescribed manner or he
may seize, pending the taking of legal action under, this
Ordinance, any such animal, trophy or meat which in his opinion
has not been legally imported or acquired.
person shall counterfeit, change or in any way interfere with
any marks or registration put on any animal, trophy or meat
for which a Certificate of Lawful Possession has been issued,
or alter or in any way change a Certificate of Lawful Possession.
on transfer of animals, trophies or meat.
person shall transfer by gift, sale or otherwise to any other
person any animal, trophy or meat of a kind specified in sub-section
(Dot section 10 unless he be in possession of a Certificate
of Lawful Possession in respect thereof, and such certificate
is endorsed with details of the transaction and given to the
transferee at the time of the transfer.
(2) No person shall receive by gift, purchase
or otherwise any animal, trophy or meat of a kind specified
in sub-section (1) of section 10 unless he receives at the
same time valid Certificate of Lawful Possession in respect
on import and export of animals, trophies or meat.
No person shall import or attempt to import into Sind any
wild animal of an endemic or exotic species, or any trophy
or meat of a kind specified in sub-section (1) of section
10 except under an import permit granted under this Ordinance
and if such import be from outside Pakistan except through
a customs post of entry and subject to any law relating to
control on imports for the time being in force.
person shall export, or attempt to export any animal, trophy
or meat specified in sub-section (1) of section 10 except
under an export permit granted under this Ordinance, and if
such export be to any country outside Pakistan except through
a customs post of exit and subject to any law relating to
control on exports for the time being in force.
in this section shall apply to any animal, trophy or meat
in transit through Sind, if such animal, trophy or meat-
(i) is accompanied by necessary transit customs documents;
(ii) is entered through a customs post of entry or is scheduled
to a Customs post of exit;
(iii) is not unloaded from the ship or motor vehicle on which
it is being carried or, in the case of rail or air transport,
it does not leave the precincts of the railway station or
airport at which it is landed or trans-shipped or does not
remain there for more than forty-eight hours.
on dealing in animals, trophies or meat.
No person shall as a profession, trade or business, buy, sell
or otherwise deal in wild animals, trophies or meat thereof,
or process or manufacture goods or articles from such trophies
or meat, unless he be in possession of a valid licence to
do so, hereinafter called a dealer's licence issued by the
officer authorised in this behalf.
officer authorised in this behalf may on payment of such fees
as may be prescribed grant a dealer's licence to any person,
which shall entitle that person to deal in any wild animal,
trophy or meat thereof, or any class of wild animals, trophies
or meat specified in such licence.
the purpose of assessment of fees dealers may be divided into
different classes and a different fee may be prescribed for
holder of a dealer's licence shall maintain such register
or record of his dealings in such manner as may be prescribed,
and shall produce them for inspection at any reasonable time
when called upon to do so.
Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, declare
any area to be a wildlife sanctuary and may demarcate it in
such manner as may be prescribed.
wildlife sanctuary shall be set aside as undisturbed breeding
ground for the protection of wildlife and access thereto for
public shall, except in accordance with the rules, be prohibited
and no exploitation of forest therein shall be allowed except
for reducing firehazards, epidemic or insect attacks or other
(i) enter or reside,
(ii) cultivate any land,
(iii) damage or destroy any vegetation,
(iv) hunt, kill or capture any wild animal or fire any gun
or other firearm within three miles of the boundaries or,
(v) introduce any exotic species of animal or plant,
(vi) introduce any domestic animal or allow it to stray,
(vii) cause any fire, or
(viii) pollute water, in a wildlife sanctuary: Provided that
Government may for scientific purposes or for aesthetic enjoyment
or betterment of scenery authorize the doing of the aforementioned
With a view to the protection and preservation of scenery,
flora and fauna in the natural state, Government may, by notification
in the official Gazette, declare any area of outstanding scenic
merit and natural interest to be a national park and, may
demarcate it in such manner as may be prescribed.
national park shall be accessible to public for recreation,
education and research.
for access roads to and construction of rest houses, hostels
and other buildings in the national park alongwith amenities
for public may be so made and the forest therein shall be
so managed and forest produce obtained as not to impair the
object of the establishment of the national park.
following acts shall be prohibited in a national park: Pelican.
(i) Hunting, shooting, trapping, killing or capturing of any
wild animal in a national park or within three miles radius
of its boundary;
(ii) Firing any gun or doing any other act which may disturb
any animal or bird or doing any act which interferes with
the breeding places;
(iii) felling, tapping, burning or in any way damaging or
destroying, taking, collecting or removing any plant or tree
(iv) Clearing or breaking up any land for cultivation, mining
or for any other purpose;
(v) Polluting water flowing in and through the national park:
Provided that Government may for scientific purpose or betterment
of the national park authorize the doing of the above mentioned
may declare any area to be a game reserve where hunting and
shooting of wild animals shall not be allowed, except under
a special permit, which may specify the maximum number of
animals or birds that may be killed or captured and the area
and duration for which such permits shall be valid.
Whoever contravenes or attempts to contravene-
(i) any provisions of sections 10,11,12 and 13 shall be punished
with imprisonment which may extend to a period of one year
or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with
both, and any licence or permit granted or issued to him under
this Ordinance shall be suspended for a period of two years;
(ii) Any provisions of section 7 shall be punished with imprisonment,
which may extend to two years, or with fine, which may extend
to one thousand rupees, or with both.
(iii) Any provisions of sections 8,9 and 24 shall be punished
with a fine which may extend to five hundred rupees;
(iv) Any provision of this Ordinance or any rule for the contravention
of which no special penalty is provided, shall be punished
with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months,
orwith fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with
interferes or attempts to interfere in the performance of
any functions or in the discharge of any duties under this
Ordinance, shall be punished as in clause
(i) of sub-section (1).
having already been convicted of an offence under sub-section
(1) or sub-section (2) is again convicted thereunder, shall
on every subsequent conviction, be punished with imprisonment
which shall not be less than twelve months or fine which shall
not be less than one thousand rupees or both, and his firearm,
vehicle, appliance or anything used in the commission of the
offence and his hunting licence shall be confiscated and he
shall not be entitled to a hunting licence for a period of
abetment of any offence underthis Ordinance shall be punishable
as the offence. Killing or capturing in self-defence.
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Ordinance it
shall not be an offence if-
(a) Any person kills any wild animal by any means in the immediate
defence of his own life or that of any other person;
(b) The owner of standing crops or his employee kills any
wild animal, which is doing material damage to those crops
by any means within the bounds of those crops;
(c) The owner of livestock or his employee kills any wild
animal that is doing damage to the livestock by any means
within a reasonable distance or where that livestock is grazing
or where it is enclosed for the night: Provided that clauses
(b) and (c) shall not apply to any unlawful cultivation in
a national park, wildlife sanctuary and a reserved or protected
forest or any livestock unlawfully grazing or herded therein.
killing under sub-section (1) of wild animals specified in
the First and Second Schedules shall be reported to the nearest
office established for the purposes of this Ordinance with
the least possible delay.
Onus of Proof.
in any proceedings taken under this Ordinance or in consequence
of anything done under this Ordinance, a question arises as
to whether any wild animal, trophy or meat is the property
of Government, such wild animal, trophy or meat shall be presumed
to be the property of Government until the contrary is proved.
to search without warrant.
officer or any other person authorised by Government in his
behalf, may search any person, premises, vessel, vehicle,
animal, package, receptacle or covering so as to satisfy himself
as to whether or not an offence under this Ordinance has been
Power of seizure.
officer or any person authorised by Government in this behalf,
may seize any wild animal dead or alive together with any
firearm, net, trap, snare, bow, arrow or any vehicle or vessel
or anything whatsoever used or suspected to have been used
in the commission of an offence under this Ordinance.
to perishable property seized under section 22.
any other provision of this Ordinance the officer or any other
person authorised in this behalf may sell any property seized
under section 22 which is subject to speedy and natural decay,
and may subject to the determination of the rights thereto
deal with the proceeds in such manner as may be prescribed.
Duty to produce
permit on demand made by any officer or person authorised
in this behalf.
person in possession of any wild animal specified in the Second
Schedule shall produce his Certificate of Lawful Possession
on demand made by any officer or any other person authorised
by Government in this behalf.
Duty of coupe
purchaser, chowkidars, village watchman, etc.
coupe purchaser of forest produce, public work department
daroga, chowkidar, village watchman, abdar, tapedar, supervising
tapedar and Mukhtiarkar shall be bound in the absence of reasonable
excuse to give to any officer or any person authorised in
this behalf by Government, information in respect of any snaring,
trapping, netting, unauthorized killing or any other offence
under this Ordinance committed within the limits of his jurisdiction,
as soon as the commission of such offence comes to his knowledge.
when offender not known or cannot be found.
the offender is not known or cannot be found any officer authorized
in this behalf may, if he finds that an offence has been committed,
confiscate the property used in the commission of the offence.
Power to arrest.
Any officer or any other person authorized in this behalf
may, without orders from a Magistrate and without a warrant,
arrest any peson against whom a reasonable suspicion exists
of his having been concerned in any offence under this ordinance.
(2) Every officer making an arrest under this section shall
without un-necessary delay and subject to the provisions of
this Ordinance as to release on bond, take or send the person
arrested before the Magistrate having jurisdiction in the
case or the officer-in-charge of the nearest police station.
Power to release
on a bond of a person arrested.
officer not below the rank of the Game Inspector or of an
equivalent rank who has arrested any person under the provisions
of section 27 may release such person on his executing a bond
to appear, if and when so required, before the Magistrate
having jurisdiction in the case or before the officer-in-charge
of the nearest Police station.
Power to prevent
commission of offence.
officer or any other person authorised in this behalf shall
prevent and may interfere for the purpose of preventing the
commission of any offence.
may lodge complaints, and cognizance of offence.
No Court shall take cognizance of any offence under this Ordinance
except on the complaint of the officer or any person authorised
by Government in this behalf.
(2) No Court inferior to that of a Magistrate of the first
class or a mobile Court of a special Magistrate set up under
this Ordinance shall take cognizance of an offence underthis
Power to try
District Magistrate or any Magistrate of the first class specially
empowered in this behalf by Government may try summarily,
any offence, punishable under this ordinance.
of offences under any other law.
contained in this Ordinance shall be deemed to prevent any
person from being prosecuted under any other law for any act
of commission which constitutes an offence underthis Ordinance
or from being liable under any other law to any higher punishment
or penalty than that provided by this Ordinance.
to compound offence.
Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, empower
(a) to accept from any person against whom reasonable suspicion
exists that he has committed any offence under this ordinance,
a sum of money by way of compensation for such offence;
(b) when any property has been seized as liable to confiscation,
to release the same on payment of the value thereof, as estimated
by such officer.
(2) On the payment of compensation such sum of money, or such
value of property under sub-section (1) or both, as the case
may be, the suspected person if in custody, shall be discharged
and the property, if any, seized shall be released and no
further proceedings shall be taken against such person or
(3) The sum of money accepted as compensation under clause
(a) of sub-section (1) shall in no case exceed the sum of
[fifteen]1 hundred rupees.
(4) No officer shall have power to compound a second and subsequent
offence under this Ordinance.
invest officer with certain powers.
may invest any officer or any other person authorised in this
behalf with all or any of the following powers, that is to
by Sind Ordinance XVIII of 1972.
powers of a Civil Court to compel the attendance of witnesses
and the production of documents and material objects;
(b) the power to issue a search warrant under the Code of
Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Act V of 1898);
(c) the power to hold an inquiry into offences under this
ordinance and in the course of such inquiry to receive and
record evidence; and
(d) the powers to prosecute a case before a Magistrate.
etc., to be public servants.
officers or pesons authorised under any provisions of this
Ordinance to do a certain thing or act in certain manner shall
be deemed to be public servants within the meaning of the
Pakistan Penal Code (Act XLV of 1860).
action taken under this Ordinance.
suit, prosecution or other legal proceedings shall lie against
any officer for anything in good faith done or intended to
be done in pursuance of any provision of this ordinance or
Duty of Police
Police Officer shall, upon request made by any officer or
person employed under this Ordinance, assist him in the due
discharge of his duties underthis Ordinance.
may, by notification in the official Gazette, delegate all
or any of the powers conferred upon it under the provisions
of this Ordinance to any officer subordinate to it.
Power to grant
anything contained in this Ordinance, Government may, in the
interest of any scientific or public purpose allow by notification
in the official Gazette, killing and capturing of such wild
animals in any specified place by any specified means.
Power to add
to or exclude from Schedules.
may, by notification, in respectto any specified area-(i)
add to or exclude from the Schedules any wild animal, subject
to such conditions as it may impose in each case; (ii) alter
the period during which any wild animal specified in the First
Schedule may be killed.
Power to make
Government may, make rules for the purpose of carrying into
effect the provisions of this Ordinance.
(2) In particular and without prejudice to the generality
of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for-
(a) the function and powers of the Board;
(b) the powers and duties of the officers and other persons,
specially authorised to perform functions under this Ordinance;
(c) the form in which, the terms and conditions on which,
a licence, special licence, a permit or a special permit may
(d) the fees to be charged for any licence or permit or special
licence or special permit;
(e) in the case of any species or wild animals the number
and the sex that may be killed under a special permit;
(f) reward to persons who render help in detection of offences
under this Ordinance;
(g) the authorities by whom, and the conditions on which,
and the manner in which, licences, may be issued;
(h) the management of wildlife sanctuaries, national parks
and game reserves;
(i) tenure of office, resignation and terms and conditions
of Members of the Board;
(j) the recruitment, tenure of office, terms and conditions
of service of the officers and servants appointed by the Board;
(k) the delegation of administrative and financial powers
to Members, Secretary, officers and servants of the Board
or other persons;
(I) any other matter required under any of the provisions
of this Ordinance to be prescribed.
of the Board.
may, by notification in the official Gazette, declare that
the Board shall be dissolved on such date and with such consequences
as may be specified in the notification.
/-Animals which may be hunted on an ordinary Hunting Permit.
and Season when hunting permitted
Ducks. Dendrocygna Javanica. Lesser Whistling Teal, Silahli.
Ducks per hunting licence loo Ducks per hunting party
consisting of four or more licencees.
Friday of November to last Saturday of February Fridays
& Saturdays only.
bicolor. Large Whistling Teal, Bara Silahli Chuka.
Pintail, Sanh.Sikhpar, Digosh.
Common teal, keraputari, Suchuruka, Muraro.
Mallard, Chaka, Nilsir, Nilrug
Gadwall, Mila, Bhur, Beykur.
Anas penelope. Wigeon, Peasan,
Garganey, Chai Putari.
Shoveler, Tidari, Punana, Tarakwala, Ghira.
rufina, Redcrested Pochard, Lalsir.
ferina. Common Pochard, Burarna, Thurhandao.
nyroca. White-eyed Pochard, Kurchiya, Burar mada, Lal bigri
fuligula. Tufted Duck, Dubaru, Ablak, Rahwara Duck. Aythya
and Season when hunting permitted
clangula. Golden eye Duck, kumbaro.
albellus. Smew, Dayali, Jhali.
Phasianidae. 1 * * Partridges, Ammoperdix griseogufaris,
Seesee Partridge, Kuckie, Chaukiau, Siai.
gracea Oranker, Chukor Chukra; Khonk, Charu, Zarka'-.
francolinus asiae. Black Partridge, Kala Titar, Tetra,
pond icerianus. Grey Partridge, Titar, Kyah, Khyr, Kaijah,
Sandpipers, Plovers, Snipe and Unlimited other Waders.
leucurus. Whitetailed Lapwing.
vanellus. Lapwing, Rodhur, SabazTitti
indicus. Redwattled Lapwing. Tita,Titeri,Tatechar.
malabaricus. Yellow-wattled Lapwing, Ziridi, Jithiri
dominica. Eastern Golden Plover, Sona Batan.
phaeopus. Whimbrel. Chota, Goungh, Chota Golinda.
arquata. Curlew, Goar, Goungh, Choppa. Sada, Kastachura.
Friday of November to last Saturday of February Fridays
Friday of November to 1st Friday of February Fridays
Friday of November to last saturday of February Fridays
and Season when hunting permitted
gallinage. Fantail Snipe, Pakhi.Jalakri.
stenura. pintail Snipe, Pakhi, Jalakri, Kadakhocha.
Lymnocryptes minimus. Jack Snipe, Chota Chaha, AsrafPak.
benghalensis. Painted Snipe, Rajchaha,Baggargi.
Burhinidae; Stone Curlews or stone Plovers.
Burhinus oedicnemus. Stone Curlew Lambi, Karakwanak,
Sandgrouse syrraptes tibetnus.
Tibetan Sandgrouse, Nok, Kaling, Kung.
Pterocles excustus. Indian Sandgrouse, Bhattitar.
Pterocles senegallus. Spotted Sandgrouse.
Perocles orientalis. Imperial Sandgrouse, Bhattitar
Gero Bakht, Bakh.
Pterocles coronatus. Coronetted Sandgrouse, Bhatta,
Pterocles indicus. Close-barred or painted Sandgrouse,
Harisia, Sina, Dukru.
Columbidae: Pigeons. Green Pigeons, and Doves. All species
of pigeons, green Pigeons and doves other than members
of the genus Ducula (Imperial Pigeons) which are protected.
Rallidae: Coots and Moorhens.
Amauronis phoenicurus. Whitebreasted Moorhen, Dawak,
chloropus. Moorhen, Jal Murghi, Dakabpairs.
Porphyrio porphyrio. Purple Moorhen, Kaim, Kulang/Cajro.
Fulicaatra. Coot, Khushkal, Dasari, Kanramdab. Lepus;
Lepus capensis. Cape hare, Khargosh.
Lepus nigricoflis. Indian Hare, Khargosh.
Lepus arabicus. Arabian Hare, Khargosh.
Sandgrouse per hunting licence 60 Sandgrouse per hunting
party consisting of 3 or more licencees.
but not All year round. more than fiv" hares of all
species combined in any one day.
Friday of October to 1st Friday of February Fridays
Friday of Novemberto last Saturday of February Fridays
section 2 (1))
game animals when immature or not fully grown.
2. All Female game animals when-
(b) in a condition that indicates they are suckling or feeding
(c) accompanied by their immature offspring.
3. All females of the following species:-
Capra hircus.-Sino Wild Goat or Ter, Sarah, Pashin Pachin.
Ovis orientafis.-(all races) Urial or Shapu, Hurian, Shah
Kohi, Koch, Gad, Garand.
4. All individuals of the following species, genera, families
or groups of birds:-
All members of the family ARDEIDAE: i.e. all herons, Night
Herons, Paddy Birds, Egrets or Bitterns.
All members of the family PELECANIDAE: i.e. all Pelicans.
All members of the family CICONIIDAE, i.e. all Storks.
All members of the family THRESKIORNITHIDAE: i.e. All Ibises
and Spoon bills. All members of the family PHOENICOPTERIDAE;
i.e. all flamingos.
All members of the genera Anser and Branta i.e., all Geese/
including the Barheaded Goose.
All members of the genus Cygnusi.e., all Swans.
species of Ducks:-
Marbled Teal or Choi, LanjhoyDudjalri.
Anas poecilorhyncha. Spotbill Duck, orGarm pai, Gugral, Hampur,
Hangro. Nettapus coromandeiianus.-Cotton Teal or Girri, Girria.
Oxyura leucocephala.-White headed Duck or Stiff-tailed Ud-balau.
of the family ACCIPITRIDAE; i.e., all Hawks, Vultures, Kites,
Buzzards, Hawk-Eagles, Eagles, Harriers and Ospreys.
of the family FALCONIDAE; i.e., all Falcons, Kestrels, Hobbies.
All members of the family PHASIANIDAE; i.e., 1 * * * Partridges,
1 * * and Peafowls other than those species specified in the
First Schedule. All members of the family GRUIDAE; i.e., all
All members of the genus Heliopais, i.e., all Finfoots.
of the OTIDAE; i.e., alt Bustards.
rusticola.-Woodcock or simkukri, Jalalkari, Julkari, Wilaiti
Chaha, Bumpal, Dhabba.
alchata- Large Pin-tailed Sandgrouse.
2[ Rosy Pastor-Startlings,]
Shelduck, Brahminy Duck, Surkhab, Chakwa Lal Surkhab.
Shelduck, Safro Chakwa, Sated Surkhab All Owl Houbara
Bustard, Tiloor, Khermor, KarWank
individuals of the following races, species, genera or groups
Manis crassicaudata.-Pangolin or Bajra Kit, Bagra, kapta,
Suraj, Mukhi, Silu, Kishaur, Sibi, Mirun, Challa, Kat Pohu.
capensis.-Rate! or Honey Badger, Bejue, Gorpat, Ghurna.
Lutra perspicillata.-Smooth Indian Otter or Ludher, Ludra,
Vi'verricu/a indica.-Small Indian Civet or Naundero, Gandogaula,
Felis caracal.-Caracal or Siva-gush, Ech.
Felis v/vern'na.-Fishing Cat or Mash Billi, Mach Bagral.
Panthera pare/us- Leopard or Panther, Tendwa, Chita, Chita
hem/onus.-Wild Ass or Ghor Khar, Ghuran, Kiang.
Deer or Para.
gazella.-Indian Ghazella or Chinkara, Kal-punch, Gora Hiran,
Chitka Hiran, Chiatica, Abu, Ast, Phaskela, Area Gambat, Gajar
tragocamelus.-Bluebull or Nilgai, Gond, Bain, Ranjh, Roz,
indi- River Dolphin or sus.Susu.Susuk.Sishuk, Bhulan.Sunsar.
Panthera uncia-Snow leopard.
individuals of the following species, genera of families of
palustris.-Marsh Crocodile or Muggar, Magar Mach.
gangeticus.-Gharial, or Soondy Muggar, Sansar.
All Snakes of the genus Python i.e., all Pythons, Azhda, orArar.
of the genus Varanus i.e., all Monitor Lizards, Goah, Bar!
Chapkati, Ram Gaddi, Suna Gaddi or Kala Gaddi.
turtles of the genera Dermochelys, Chelonia, Caretta and Eretomochelys
i.e., all Leatherback, Green or Edible, Hawksbill, loggerhead
and tortoise-shell Turtles.
Libyca.-Desert Cat, Jhang Meuo.
Felis chaus.-jungle Cat, Ban Bilar, Khatas.
Capra hircus.-Sind Wild Goat, Sair, Sarah, Phasin or Born
Ovis orientalis.-Urial(all races) Urial, Shapu, Shah Kohi,