Code of Practice for the Capture, Handling, Transport and Slaughter of Brush-tail Possums - Tasmania


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to capture, handle, transport and slaughter brush-tail possums.

The code is intended as a guide for those responsible for the live trapping, transport to game meat processing works, holding and slaughter of brush-tail possums.

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

Animal Welfare Act 1993 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources and Environment

Biosecurity Tasmania

Animal Biosecurity and Welfare

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