In India, as in other countries, problems associated with locally overabundant wildlife species have emerged as important management issues for reason of some species losing their natural habitat but adapting themselves to the manaltered habitats. Consequently, there is a clash with the interests of local people. Crop-raiding by locally overabundant wild populations of nilgai and blackbuck in Haryana is one such problem analyzed in this paper.
In exercise of the powers conferred by Cl.(b) of sub-section (1) of Sec.63 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 (53 of 1972), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules. These rules may be called the Wildlife (Transactions and Taxidermy) Rules, 1973.
An Act to provide for the protection of [Wild animals, birds and plants] and for matters connected therewith or ancillary or incidental thereto. This Act may be called the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.