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

Description

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 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.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Animal Welfare (Australian Code for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes) Code of Practice 2014 - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Animal Welfare Act 1992 ACT

Administering agency

Transport Canberra and City Services

Parks and Territory Services Division

City Services

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, Licensing and Compliance

City Services

Parks and Territory Services Division

Transport Canberra and 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: 13 22 81
Fax: 02 6207 5956