Written Answer by Ministry of National Development on number of cases prosecuted for the illegal import and export of endangered species in the past five years
Jan 12, 2022
Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang: To ask the Minister for National Development of the cases prosecuted for the illegal import and export of endangered species in the past five years, in how many of the cases prosecuted (i) were the endangered species in transit in Singapore for a different country and (ii) was Singapore the final destination for the endangered species.
Between 2017 and 2021, 18 cases were prosecuted for the illegal trade of endangered species under the Endangered Species (Import and Export) Act. Of these, one case was prosecuted for illegal transit through Singapore. The remainder were prosecuted for illegal import into Singapore.