EU and UK Legislation

EU

EU Animal Welfare Strategy

EU Directive for the Protection of Animals used for Scientific Purposes

European Ban on Animal Testing (cosmetics)

European Coalition to End Animal Experiments – contains up to date information on ending primate experiments in the EU, etc.

EC Report, The Welfare of Non-human Primates used in Research (2002) – provides background to the current EU directive (above)

UK

Animal Welfare Act (2006)

National Anti-vivisection Society – provides information on UK law and animal experimentation (based on the EU Directive)

Amending the UK Animal Experimentation Law – a threat to UK Standards – RSPCA

Primate Pet Ownership in England on the Rise – BBC News, explains the current legal situation regarding primate pet ownership

An aside:  WSPA is developing a Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare.  You can take action to back the declaration.

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