Australia

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AU - Wildlife - Wildlife Act 1975 (VIC)



The purposes of this Act are to establish procedures in order to promote:

 

the protection and conservation of wildlife; the prevention of taxa of wildlife from becoming extinct; the sustainable use of and access to wildlife; and to prohibit and regulate the conduct of persons engaged in activities concerning or related to wildlife


AU - Wildlife - Wildlife Conservation Act 1950 (Western Australia)



The Act covers the protection of fauna, the taking of protected species, licence requirements and possible opportunities, the authority of wildlife officers, crown lands.


The Department of Environment and Conservation is the primary agency responsible for conserving this biodiversity.


This Act provides for the conservation and protection of wildlife.


AU - Wildlife Protection- Queensland Nature Conservation Act 1992
Australia - Animal Cruelty - Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Animal Trades) Regulation 1996



This

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Animal Trades) Regulation 1996


 

identifies certain businesses as animal trades for the purposes of POCTAA, and prescribes Codes of Practice relevant to the conduct of those businesses. It also creates offences relating to the conduct of businesses classed as 'animal trades'.

Australia - Animal Welfare - (Broiler Chickens: Fully Housed) Code of Welfare 2003 This code applies to all persons responsible for the welfare of broiler chickens in controlled environment broiler production systems. The pre-hatched chick that is in the last half of development is also covered by this code. In controlled environment broiler production systems, broiler chickens are kept in enclosed housing and are reliant on human management for all their daily requirements.

The rearing of broiler chickens, if it is to be done well, requires both experience and the observance of high standards. Unless that work is done
well, the welfare of the birds cannot be adequately protected. This code is intended to encourage all those responsible for its implementation to adopt the
highest standard of husbandry, care and handling, to equal or exceed the minimum standards.
Australia - Anti Cruelty - New South Wales Regulations


The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (General) Regulation 2006 are authorative in the state of New South Wales.

Australia - Anti Cruelty - POCTAA General Regulations 1996
This Regulation is the

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (General) Regulation 1996

for the

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act (POCTAA)

1979.  The regulations may prescribe guidelines relating to the welfare of species of farm or companion animals. Compliance or failure to comply with guidelines prescribed by regulation under this section is admissible as evidence in proceedings relating to compliance or failure to comply with POCTAA or the regulations.
Australia - Kangaroos - Shooting for Commerical Purposes
Australia - Kangaroos - Shooting for Non-Commerical Purposes
Australia - Welfare - Animal Welfare Act 1992

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