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Ivory: Sales

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 69979, tabled on 30 March 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment her Department has made of the effectiveness of the ban on the sale of antique ivory objects made after 1947; and if she will make a statement.

Answered on

18 April 2017

We intend to consult on our proposals on ivory. We will evaluate the effectiveness of our policy measures after they have entered into force.

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