holder of a Scientific Procedures Premises Licence (SPPL) or Scientific Procedures Fieldwork Licence (SPFL) is
exempt from the cat and dog registration and identification requirements of the
Act provided that the cat or dog:
is owned by that holder
- is housed on scientific
premises specified on the SPPL or on premises authorised by the SPFL for
the carrying out of scientific procedures
- has been bred for use in a
scientific procedure or is being used or is intended to be used in a
scientific procedure or is being used for use in scientific procedures
- is individually identified
in a manner commensurate with the Act.
holder of a SPPL, SPFL or Specified Animals Breeding Licence (SABL) is exempt from
the need to register a domestic animal business with a Council.
holder of a SPPL, SPFL or SABL sells a pet shop animal that has been used in
research or teaching, the holder is exempt from the offence for a person to
sell pet shop animals outside places other than a private residence or a
premises that is registered as a domestic animal business for that purpose.