Animal Welfare Code of Practice No 1 - Companion Animal Transport Agencies - New South Wales

Description

You must comply with this code if you intend to transport dogs, cats and other companion animals.

The code applies to the welfare of these animals from the time of collection, during holding and including any overnight stays, in transit and until delivery at the final destination or point of embarkation. It outlines the responsibilities of transport agencies and sets out standards for vehicles, health care, overnight stays, hygiene, management and transport.

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.

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