Code of Practice for the Welfare of Amphibians in Captivity - Australian Capital Territory


You will need to comply with this code if you are involved, or intend to be involved, in collecting or caring for amphibians. Amphibians are cold-blooded vertebrates that typically live on land but breed in water (for example, frogs). The purpose of this code is to provide the minimum standards of care for keeping amphibians in captivity and to encourage the protection of wild populations from illegal harvesting and introduction of disease and genetic contamination.

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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