Code of Practice for the Keeping of Racing Greyhounds - Victoria


You will be required to comply with the Code of Practice for the Keeping of Racing Greyhounds (Code) if you intend to keep racing greyhounds.

This Code sets out the minimum standards required for staffing, accommodation, management, breeding and care required to meet the physical and behavioural needs of all racing greyhounds throughout its life. All establishments that keep racing greyhounds must also comply with state and local government legislation, and permits and guidelines issued or made under such law.

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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

Domestic Animals Act 1994 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

Agriculture Victoria

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