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Qld legislation

Qld legislation

General link to Queensland Legislation

QLD - Information on the Animal Care and Protection Act 2001 and the Scientific Use Code

Animal Care and Protection Act 2001

Animal Care and Protection Regulation 2002 

Animal Management - general information QLD - Animal management

Local Government Act 1993 - 1164 pages

Codes of Practice The following are Compulsory under the Animal care and Protection Regulation 2002 –

·         Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animals in Circuses,

·         Australian Code of Practice for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes,

·         parts of Model Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animals - Domestic Poultry 4th edition

Adopted Codes (Compliance with adopted codes is not compulsory under the ACPA, however they should be used by people in charge of animals as a reference to assist them to meet their duty of care; non-compliance is admissible in evidence in a court case for an offence, such as breach of duty of care.) List of animal welfare codes adopted under the Animal Care and Protection Act

Types of animal

  Cattle - 2nd edition 

  Domestic poultry 

  Farmed buffalo 

  Farming of ostriches 

  Husbandry of captive-bred emus 

  Intensive husbandry of rabbits 

  Pigs 

  The camel 

  The farming of deer 

  The goat 

  The sheep

Land transport

  Land transport of cattle 

  Land transport of horses 

  Land transport of pigs 

  Land transport of poultry

Other situations

  Queensland Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animals in Film Production 

  Beef cattle feedlots in Australia 

  Animals at saleyards 

  Feral livestock animals 

  Livestock at slaughtering establishments