ETRIS: Education & Training Resources in In-Vivo Sciences


Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (UK)

Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986; Legislation governing the use of animals in scientific research in the UK

Undergraduate & Taught Masters Research Animal Sciences curriculum

This resource could be utilised to support the following Learning Outcomes:

  • The relevant legal processes governing the use of research animals
  • The legal intervention mechanisms to protect the welfare of research animals

Either the key elements of this legislation could be described or students could be asked to outline what they would expect in an "ideal" Animal Welfare Law and then the educator could discuss to what extent A(SP)A met this ideal

Other resources in this category:

  • Animal Welfare Act (USA) - view
  • Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (UK) - view
  • Educational Project Licence application (UK) - view
  • EU Directive 2010/63/EU (European Union) - view
  • Guidance on the operation of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (UK) - view
  • Guiding Principles for the New Named Persons - view
  • International Regulations and Resources - view

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