New Delhi, the 5th December, 2001


S.O. 1197(E). In exercise  of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 61 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 (53 of 1972), the Central Government, being of the opinion that it is expedient so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in Schedule I  and Schedule IV of the said Act with effect from the data of publication of this notification in the Official Gazette, namely:-


1.         In Schedule I to the said Act, -


(a)               in Part II A relating to “Fishes”, for serial number 2 and the entry relating thereto, the following serial number and entries shall be substituted, namely:-


“2. Shark and Ray


(i)                 Anoxypristis cuspidate

(ii)               Carcharhinus hemiodon

(iii)             Glyphius gangeticus

(iv)             Glyphius glyphius

(v)               Himantura fluviatilis

(vi)             Pristis microdon

(vii)           Pristis zijsron

(viii)         Rhynchobatus djiddensis

(ix)             Urogymnus asperrimus.”;


(b)               For Part IV B, relating to Mollusca and the entries relating there to, the following Part IVB and the entries shall be substituted, namely:-


“Part IV B – Mollusca


1.                  Cassis cornuta

2.                  Charonia tritonis

3.                  Conus malneedwardsi

4.                  Cypracasis rufa

5.                  Hippopus hippopus

6.                  Nautilus pompilus

7.                  Tridacna maxima

8.                  Tridacna squamosa

9.                  Tudicla spiralis.”;


2.                  In Schedule IV to the said Act, after serial number 18 and the entries relating there to, the following serial numbers and entries shall be added, namely:-


“19                        Mollusca


                  (i)         Cypraea lamacina

                  (ii)        Cypraea mappa

                  (iii)       Cypraea talpa

(iv)             Fasciolaria trapazium

(v)               Harpulina arausica

(vi)             Lambis chiragra

(vii)           Lambis chiragraarthitica

(viii)         Lambis crocea

(ix)             Lambis millepeda

(x)               Lambis scorpius

(xi)             Lambis truncata

(xii)           Placenta placenta

(xiii)         Strombus plicatus sibbaldi

(xiv)         Trochus niloticus

(xv)           Turbo marmopratus,”;


[F. No. 1-4/95 WL-I]

S.C. SHARMA, Addl. Director General of Forests (WL)



Note: the various Schedules to the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 were amended from time to time and the last notification in this regard was issued on 12th July, 2001 vide S.O. 665 (E) dated the 11th July, 2001.