Specified Animals Breeding Licence (SABL) - Victoria

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to breed specified animals (guinea pigs, rats, mice, rabbits, and non-human primates) for use in scientific research and experiments (scientific procedures). This licence authorises you to breed specified animals for supply to institutions that are authorised to use the animals in scientific procedures.

This does not apply to the breeding of specified animals by the holder of a scientific procedures premises licence for use in their own research.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • be a legal entity (an entity able to be prosecuted in Victoria)
  • have an agreement with an Animal Ethics Committee (AEC) to be nominated to oversee animal use for the licence
  • nominate a person to be responsible for the procedures to be carried out
  • pay any required fees.

To hold a Specified Animal Breeding Licence, an institution must legally occupy (own, lease, or hold under formal agreement) the premises used.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

Practices carried-out under the licence must be in compliance with:

  • the National Health and Medical Research Council Australian Code of practice for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes
  • the Victorian Code of practice for the housing and care of laboratory mice, rats, guinea pigs and rabbits
  • recommendations and conditions of your nominated Animal Ethics Committee.

You will also be required to fulfil record keeping requirements and ensure that your premises comply with minimum standards. Please consult the responsible agency for further information on licence requirements.

Duration

The duration of the licence is for a period of one, two or three years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $519.80

One year. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Application All $808.60

Two years. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Application All $1095.90

Three years. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Application All $1383.30

Four years. Fees for 2019-20.

Renew Renewal All $436.90

One year. Fees for 2019-20.

Renew Renewal All $1279.60

Four years. Fees for 2019-20.

Renew Renewal All $998.20

Three years. Fees for 2019-20.

Renew Renewal All $716.80

Two years. Fees for 2019-20.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Specified Animals Breeding Licence Application and Renewal - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.
Vary All Application to Renew a Specified Animals Breeding Licence - DOCX (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1986 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Regulations 2008 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Agriculture Victoria

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:

Licensing and Audit

Agriculture Victoria

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Operating address: Level 35,
121 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000
Australia
Operating address: 1 Spring Street
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000
Australia
Mailing address: General Post Office Box 4509
Melbourne, Victoria
Australia
Mailing address: PO Box 2500
Bendigo, Victoria
Australia
Mailing address: PO BOX 2392
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 02 9217 4425
Email: Sp.Licensing@depi.vic.gov.au
Website: Agriculture Victoria (Opens in new window)