|Sweden - Scientific Research - Swedish Animal Welfare Ordinance||SFS 1988:539||
This is one of two main pieces of animal welfare legislation in Sweden. It has been edited to contain mostly material relating to animal research.
|Sweden - Cruelty - The Sweden Animal Welfare Act||SFS 1998:56||
The Swedish Animal Welfare Act applies to the care and treatment of domestic animals, and other animals if they are kept in captivity or are used for any of the purposes referred to in section 19 (generally, scientific uses). It provides that animals shall be treated well and shall be protected from unnecessary suffering and disease, among other things.