Code of practice for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes - Queensland

Description

You must comply with this code if you are involved in the care and use of animals for scientific purposes. This code sets out an ethical framework and governing principles to provide guidance to investigators, institutions, animal ethics committees, animal carers and all those involved in the care and use of animals for scientific purposes.

The code encompasses all aspects of the care and use of animals for scientific purposes where the aim is to acquire, develop or demonstrate knowledge or techniques in any area of science. The code applies to the care and use of all live non-human vertebrates and cephalopods. It applies throughout the animal's involvement in activities and projects, including acquisition, transport, breeding, housing, husbandry, the use of the animal in a project, and the provisions for the animal at the completion of their use.

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.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Biosecurity Queensland

Animal Biosecurity and Welfare

Contact details

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Animal Biosecurity and Welfare

Biosecurity Queensland

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Queensland
Mailing address: GPO BOX 46
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 07 3404 6999
Phone: 13 25 23
Email: info@daf.qld.gov.au
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