Laws and Rules for participants at the Reptile Fair:

  • No liquor or tobacco is allowed in the hall.
  • Damage to building and fixtures must be replaced.
  • If electricity is needed, even extension cables are brought.
  • It is does not are allowed to bring animals that under Danish law are prohibited from selling / keeping.
  • It is the responsibility of the exhibitor / seller to have knowledge of and to comply with applicable laws and regulations regarding the animals, plants and accessories brought to the fair.
  • Animals shall not be exhibited / sold subject to Annex A to the Ministry of Environment and Energy Order no. 499 of 27 May 1997 on the Protection of Wild Animals and Plants in Control of Trade (Washington Convention / Cites) without there being obtained permission from the Danish Forest and Nature Agency.
  • No sale may be made to children under 16 years of age.
  • Anyone who has a booth at this booth has full responsibility for the animals that are exhibited / sold at the booth regardless of the ownership. The animals that are no longer associated with stands (ie have been sold / handed over) have full responsibility for the owner.
  • As far as possible, the animals should not be taken out and handled. If this occurs it is the responsibility of the exhibitor / seller.
  • In the sale or transfer of animals, must provided with guidance on the proper care and storage of the animals.

 

Laws and Regulations on animal storage during the fair:

  • The animals must be in flight-proof terrariums or boxes.
  • For animals brought to the Reptile Fair, the individual temperature, water and feed requirements of the animals must be met.

For terrariums / aquariums / cages for animals at the Reptile Fair:

  • that they comply with a reasonable standard of hygiene.
  • that they are not overcrowded.
  • that there are no sharp or pointed objects inside, tape or any other device that can harm the animals.
  • that the size and arrangement is appropriate for the animals and their behavioral requirements.

Appropriate design means that:

  • The animals can stand / lie in natural position.
  • Species that need bathing opportunities must have a flat bowl, basin, or water.
  • Excavating species must have appropriate excavation options.
  • Climbing species must be able to climb.
  • Sky species should have the opportunity to seek camouflage or partial hiding.

Paddle larvae and neotene salamanders (= adult larvae) must have either air supply via airstone,

circulation of water or frequent water change