Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Land Transport of Livestock) Standards 2013 - New South Wales

Description

You must comply with this standard if you are involved in the business of transporting livestock. Livestock includes alpacas, buffalo, camels, cattle, deer, emus, goats, horses, ostriches, pigs, poultry and sheep.

The code outlines the standards for the protection and welfare of animals in care. All people involved in the livestock transport process, from assembling livestock to handling at their final destination, will be expected to conduct themselves in accordance with these standards and thus demonstrate their commitment and concern for the welfare of the animals in their care.

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 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.

Duration

Not applicable.

Act(s) name

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Regulation 2012 NSW

Administering agency

Department of Industry

NSW Department of Primary Industries

NSW Agriculture

Contact details

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

Enquiries, Animal Welfare Branch

NSW Agriculture

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Department of Industry

Operating address: 161 Kite Street
Orange
New South Wales 2800
Mailing address: Locked Bag 21
Orange
New South Wales 2800
Phone: 02 6391 3149
Email: animal.welfare@dpi.nsw.gov.au