This licence is required for the operation of an artificial breeding centre. An artificial breeding centre is a business or institution in which artificial breeding procedures are performed on cattle, sheep, goats, pigs or horses.
Artificial breeding procedures means:
(a) veterinary procedures directed at fertilisation of livestock ova by artificial means including
- artificial insemination;
- collection of livestock embryos and implantation in other livestock;
- in vitro fertilisation;
(b) collecting, processing, handling, storing or distributing livestock semen, ova or embryos for the purposes of such procedures.