You may be required to comply with this code if you intend to handle or use livestock at a rodeo in Western Australia. This code outlines minimum standards for the welfare of animals used in rodeos. Topics covered by the code include:
- Responsibilities of rodeo personnel
- Rules for the care of livestock
- Equipment requirements and specifications
- Stock selection and use
- Arena selection and use
- Requirements specific to particular rodeo events.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.
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.
Department of Agriculture and Food
Animal Welfare Act 2002 (Western Australia)
Animal Welfare (General) Regulations 2003 (Western Australia)
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