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Laboratory Animal Law: Legal Control of the Use of Animals in Research

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ISBN13: 9781405162821
Previous Edition ISBN: 0632052783
Published: May 2007
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £72.95

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Written by the leading expert in this field, this is the only book providing practical guidance on the legal obligations of caring for laboratory animals. Up-to-date information on all relevant UK legislation and guidelines is given, with the main emphasis being on the interpretation of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986.

New to this edition:-

  • Emphasis throughout is now on the practical application of legal controls of the use of animals in research.
  • Updated where relevant to keep in line with new welfare legislation.
  • Coverage of current format of application for personal and project licences.
  • Expanded coverage of Certificates of Designation.
  • Impact of the Freedom of Information Act is discussed.
A vital resource for all those involved with the use of animals in research, and especially those studying for qualifications or licences in this field.

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Animal Law
Part I Introduction
1. The legal protection of animals
Part II The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 - A(SP)A
2. The coming of the law on laboratory animals
3. The protected animal ;
4. The regulated procedure ;
5. Schedule 1 of the A(SP)A
6. The personal licence
7. The project licence
8. Training of those with responsibilities under the A(SP)A
9. Certificates of designation
10. Codes of practice
11. The re-use of animals
12. Records, returns and reports
13. Offences, penalties, prosecutions and peripheral litigation
14. Officials and committees
Part III Other relevant legislation
15. The law on veterinary surgery
16. Drugs in research
17. Liability in the animal unit
18. Ecological aspects of animal legislation
19. Regulations relevant to animals in research and the impact of European legislation
20. Animal welfare in law
21. Legal aspects of the transport of animals
22. Law on the import and export of animals
Standard Conditions
Useful Addresses
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
Table of SI's
Table of European Legislation