Animal Welfare (Sale of Animals in the ACT other than Stock and Commercial Scale Poultry) Mandatory Code of Practice - Australian Capital Territory


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to sell animals.

The code applies to the care and management of all animals for sale in the ACT, which includes companion animals, produce animals and food animals for sale through all avenues of exchange, including restaurants and private sales. This code does not apply to stock animals such as sheep, cattle, goats, pigs or poultry in commercial scale operations.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 1992 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Animal Welfare Regulation 2001 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

Parks and Territory Services Division

City Services

Contact details

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