Full Statute Name:  COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 93/119/EC of 22 December 1993 on the protection of animals at the

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Popular Title:  Primary Citation:  COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 93/119/EC Country of Origin:  European Union Last Checked:  November, 2010 Alternate Citation:  Date Adopted:  1993
Summary:

This directive reflects the EU's concern for a need to establish common minimum standards for the protection of animals at the time of slaughter or killing in order to ensure rational development of production and to facilitate the completion of the internal market in animals and animal products. The directive also states that at the time of slaughter or killing animals should be spared any avoidable pain or suffering.

Documents:  PDF icon EU_Council_Directive_on_Protection_at_time_of_Slaughter.pdf (41.19 KB)
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COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 93/119/EC of 22 December 1993 on the protection of animals at the time of slaughter or killing (pdf file - 41.19 KB)

 

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