Animal Welfare Act

To reform the law relating to the welfare of animals and the prevention of their ill-treatment. In particular: to require owners of animals to attend properly to the welfare of their animals; to specify conduct that is or is not permissible in relation to any animal or class of animals; to provide a process for approving the use of animals in research, testing, and teaching; to establish a National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee and a National Animal Ethics Advisory Committee; and to provide for the development and issue of codes of welfare and the approval of codes of ethical conduct.

Author Government of New Zealand
Date null
Year 1999
Place published Country
Publisher Government of New Zealand
Notes Notes
Region NZ
Links https://www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/1999/0142/latest/DLM49664.html