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European Commission Press Release "New rules to combat illegal caviar trade"; IP/06/611; Brussels, 15 May 2006.
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COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 865/2006 of 4 May 2006 laying down detailed rules concerning the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97 on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating trade therein.
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Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97 of 9 December 1996 on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating trade therein.
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Proceedings of the International Sturgeon Enforcement Workshop to Combat Illegal Trade in Caviar (27-29 June 2006; Brussels, Belgium).
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