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EU - Transport - 2004/544/EC: Council Decision on the signing of the European Convention for the protection of animals during in

This Council Decision directs the signing the of the European Convention for the protection of animals during international transport.

EU - Transport - Council Regulation (EC) No 1/2005 on the protection of animals during transport

The text sets out to regulate transport of live vertebrate animals within the European Union (EU) where such transport is carried out as part of an economic activity. The aim is to prevent injury or undue suffering to animals and to ensure that they have appropriate conditions that meet their needs.

EU - Transport - Council Regulation (EC) No 1255/97 of 25 June 1997 concerning Community criteria for staging points

The European Union lays down common criteria applicable to control posts (or "staging points") at which animals must be unloaded during long journeys. These rules are designed to ensure the health and welfare of the animals during such stops.

EU - Zoos - Council Directive relating to the keeping of wild animals in zoos

The European Union has adopted common minimum standards for housing and caring for animals in zoos with a view to reinforcing the role of zoos in conserving biodiversity.

EU-US Comparative Cruelty Laws: 2003 - Present
European Convention for the Protection of Animals Kept for Farming Purposes

This treaty applies to animals kept for farming purposes. It outlines the keeping, caring for and housing of farm animals on the farm and especially in modern stock farming systems. Freedom of movement is especially important for animals kept in these systems as well as appropriate lighting, ventilation, temperature and environmental conditions

European Union (EU)
European Union - Animal Welfare - Transport
European Union - Farming - Directive for Protection of Animals
European Union - Farming - Protection of Laying Hens