Regulation (2009:1263) Concerning The Management Of Bear, Wolf, Wolverine, Lynx And Golden Eagles

Original Language Title: Förordning (2009:1263) om förvaltning av björn, varg, järv, lo och kungsörn

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Article 1 this regulation lays down provisions concerning the management

the bear, Wolf, Wolverine, Lynx and Golden Eagle (large carnivores).

The Administration aims to animals of these species should be

in such large numbers that the species in the long term remains in the

Swedish fauna and that animals can spread to their

natural range. This objective should be achieved in a

such a pace which promotes coexistence between people and

these species while damage and nuisance prevention

and restricted.

Management areas

section 2 management of the large carnivores, there shall be

rovdjursförvaltnings areas as follows.

1. Northern rovdjursförvaltnings area includes

Västernorrland, jämtland, Västerbotten and Norrbotten


2. Middle rovdjursförvaltnings area includes Stockholm,

Uppsala, Västra Götaland, Värmland, Örebro, Västmanland,

Dalarna and Gävleborg.

3. Southern rovdjursförvaltnings area includes Södermanland,

Östergötland, Jönköping, Kronoberg, Kalmar, Gotland,

Blekinge, Skåne and Halland.

Collaboration advice

3 § for each rovdjursförvaltnings area, there shall be a

the Liaison Council for cooperation between the provincial governments within the

the area in matters of management of large predators. In

the partnership councils for Northern and Central

rovdjursförvaltnings areas, representatives of the Sami Parliament

be included.

Determination of levels the occurrence of large carnivores

section 4 of the County Board shall submit proposals to the Council to

the minimum number of föryngringar per year as the administration shall

aim to maintain (minimum level) for the presence of

bears, wolves, Wolverines and lynxes in the County.

The Council shall, on the basis of the county administrative boards

proposal referred to in the first subparagraph to the environmental protection agency to leave

proposal for minimum levels for the presence of bears, wolves,

Wolverine and Lynx in the rovdjursförvaltnings area and in each

of the counties that are included in the area. Regulation (2013:1096).

paragraph 5 of the proposal of partnership councils, the environmental protection agency

set minimum levels for the presence of the bear, Wolf, Wolverine

and lo, in each of the areas of rovdjursförvaltnings and


The environmental protection agency to set minimum levels referred to in the first

subparagraph in the context of the national targets for each species

and with regard to the species ' natural range.

Regulation (2013:1096).

Review of levels

section 6 of the environmental protection agency, at least once every five years to review

the distribution of the minimum levels set out in paragraph 4 of the second paragraph.

Regulation (2013:1096).

Management plans and guidelines

section 7 of the County Board shall establish a rovdjursförvaltnings plan

for the County.

Partnership councils, with regard to the

rovdjursförvaltnings plans and the determined

the minimum levels of designing long-term comprehensive guidelines

for rovdjursförvaltningen in rovdjursförvaltnings area.

Regulation (2013:1096).

Carnivore census

section 8 of the provincial Government shall annually examine how many

föryngringar of Wolf, Wolverine, Lynx and Golden Eagles that are present in

the County (predator inventory).

Within the reindeer management area to the County Administrative Board in addition, every year

after consultation with affected Sámi communities investigate how many

föryngringar of wolves, Wolverines and lynxes that are present within

the Sami community's Swedish transhumance and about species

regularly or occasionally within the sameby. The County Board shall

even after consultation with affected Sámi communities investigate whether bear

or Golden Eagle in the Sami community's Swedish transhumance.

The results of the predator inventories shall be submitted to the

The environmental protection agency.

§ 9 the environmental protection agency shall annually review and determine

the counting results for Wolf, Wolverine, Lynx and Golden Eagles. If

the weather made it impossible to take stock of a species,

The environmental protection agency rather than make an estimate of the stock.

The environmental protection agency, at least once every five years to make a

estimation of the stock of the bear.


section 10 of the environmental protection agency may provide for

the enforcement of this regulation.

About reindeer husbandry is concerned, the environmental protection agency told the Sami Parliament

before regulations are announced.

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