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Turtle Products

Volume 78: debated on Monday 29 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what information he has on the take-up of import permits for turtle products in each complete year since 1979; and what were the products and their values.

For each complete year since 1979 import permits granted for turtle products have been taken up as follows:

YearNumber of permits used
These permits related to various products, including meat, bones, handbags, shells and tortoiseshell items. The statistics kept by my Department do not include the value of these products.