|Title||Author||Citation||Alternate Citation||Agency Citation||Summary||Type|
|EU - Transport - Council Regulation (EC) No 1255/97 of 25 June 1997 concerning Community criteria for staging points||Council Regulation (EC) No 1255/97||
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||COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 1999/22/EC||
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||Nicholas Pedersen||
Brief Summary of European Animal Welfare Laws: 2003 to 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)||Nicholas Pederson||
What is the EU (European Union)?
|European Union - Animal Welfare - Transport||Official Journal L 340 of 11.12.1991||Council Directive 91/628/EEC||This directive was adopted to eliminate technical barriers to trade in live animals and to allow the market organizations in question to operate smoothly, while ensuring a satisfactory level of protection for the animals concerned. This directive amends Directives 90/425/EEC and 91/496/EEC (91/628/EEC)||Administrative|
|European Union - Farming - Directive for Protection of Animals||Official Journal L 221 , 08/08/1998 P. 0023 - 0027||COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 98/58/EC||This Directive lays down minimum standards for the protection of animals bred or kept for farming purposes.||Administrative|
|European Union - Farming - Protection of Laying Hens||Official Journal L 203, 3 August 1999, pp. 53–57||COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 1999/74/EC||This Directive establishes minimum standards for the protection of laying hens, particularly in respect to the equipment, drinking and feeding conditions, and facilities where the hens are kept. It does not apply to establishments with fewer than 350 laying hens, nor to establishments rearing breeding laying hens. It only applies to hens of the species Gallus gallus which have reached laying maturity and are kept for production of eggs not intended for hatching.||Administrative|
|European Union - Food Production - Regulations for Marketing Eggs||Official Journal L 2/1 , 05/01/2001||No 5/2001||This European Union regulation amends No 1907/90 of the marketing standards for eggs by making it compulsory to indicate the farming method on eggs.||Administrative|
|European Union - Research - Protection of Animals||Official Journal L 358, 18 December 1986, pp. 1-28||COUNCIL DIRECTIVE (86/609/EEC)||The aim pursued by this Directive is to ensure the provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative provisions in the Member States for the protection of animals used for research avoid affecting the market. In this directive, an experiment not entailing the use of animals is preferred over one that does if that experiment can obtain the same result and is reasonably and practically available. Furthermore, each Member State shall ensure that experiments using animals considered as endangered under Appendix I of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Fauna and Flora and Annex C.I of Regulation (EEC) No. 3626/82 are prohibited unless they are in conformity with the above-mentioned Regulation and the objects of the experiment are research aimed at preservation of the species in question, or essential biomedical purposes where the species in question exceptionally proves to be the only one suitable for those purposes.||Administrative|