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Animal Welfare Law in Britain: Regulation and Responsibility

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ISBN13: 9780198262459
ISBN: 0198262450
Published: April 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £38.99



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This text aims to provide a full analysis of substantive law, its objectives, application and effectiveness, the background to the current debate and the arguments for and against further reform. It includes full coverage of key topics such as agricultural production, transportation, scientific procedures, entertainment, domestic pets, wildlife, hunting and enforcement.

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Subjects:
Animal Law
Contents:
Foreword by Donald M Broom, Colleen Macleod Professor of Animal Welfare in the University of Cambridge
Table of Cases, Legislation and Abbreviations
Glossary
A: INTRODUCTION
1. To Guard and Protect
B: HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT
2. A Great Revolution
3. The First Legislation
4. Extending Protection
C: THE LEGAL AND POLITICAL CONTEXT
5. The Continuing Need for Legal Regulation
6. The Contemporary Legal Framework
7. Law and Politics
D: CRUELTY
8. The Offence of Cruelty
9. Cruelty: Culpability and Consequences
10. Unnecessary Suffering
E: WELFARE
11. The Nature of Animal Welfare
12. Public Control
13. Quality of Care
14. ENFORCEMENT
15. Enhancing Regulation and Responsibility
Appendix 1: Animal Protection and Welfare Bill Introduced into Parliament, Sessions 1985/1986-1999/2000
Appendix 2: Prosecutions
Appendix 3: European Convention for the Protection of Pet Animals
Bibliography
Index