Australian Code for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this code if you intend to use animals for scientific purposes or procedures. This code encompasses all aspects of the care and use of, or interaction with, animals for scientific purposes in:

  • Medicine
  • Biology
  • Agriculture
  • Veterinary and other animal sciences
  • Industry
  • Teaching.

It includes their use in research, teaching, field trials, product testing, diagnosis, the production of biological products and environmental studies.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Transport Canberra and City Services
Parks and Territory Services Division
City Services

Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 1992 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

Enquiries, Licensing and Compliance
Transport Canberra and City Services
Parks and Territory Services Division
City Services

Operating address:
Macarthur House,
12 Wattle Street
Lyneham
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

132281

Fax:

02 62075956

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