EU Community law
- Fauna-Flora Habitat Directive (Annex II / Annex IV)
- Regulation No 338/97 (Annex A)
Directive "Fauna-Flora-Habitat" 1992 (Directive 92/43/EEC):
This European directive concerning the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna flora in the territory of the Member States of the European Community and thus complements the Birds Directive. It aims to give Member States the creation of a "coherent European ecological network of special areas of conservation" (SAC), known as "Natura 2000".
- Annex II includes animal and plant species of community interest whose conservation requires the designation of special areas of conservation (SACs).