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.

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

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Animal Welfare Branch

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Department of Regional NSW

New South Wales
Operating address: 105 Prince Street
Orange, New South Wales 2800
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 21
Orange, New South Wales 2800
Phone: 02 6360 5344
Email: animal.welfare@dpi.nsw.gov.au
Website: NSW Department of Primary Industries (Opens in new window)