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


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 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.

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

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Regulation 2012 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Regional NSW

NSW Department of Primary Industries

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