Code of Practice for Animals at Saleyards - Australian Capital Territory


You will need to comply with this code if you are involved, or intend to be involved, in the sale of stock animals. The code is intended as a guide for all stock handlers including:

  • truck drivers
  • stockmen
  • livestock agency staff
  • stock inspectors
  • producers
  • saleyard managers
  • staff involved in the management of animals at saleyards.

It includes aspects of unloading, pre-sale and post-sale handling, the provision of feed, water, shelter and general care of livestock at saleyards.

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

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