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The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 Amendment Regulations 2012

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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 Amendment Regulations 2012 No. 3039

  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Amendment of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986

  4. 3.Protected animals

  5. 4.Regulated procedures

  6. 5.Principles of replacement, reduction and refinement

  7. 6.Licensing of undertakings

  8. 7.Personal licences

  9. 8.(1) Section 4 (personal licences) is amended as follows.

  10. 9.Project licences

  11. 10.Conditions in licences

  12. 11.Failure to comply with licence conditions etc

  13. 12.Right to make representations

  14. 13.Duty to ensure welfare of animals not adversely affected by revocation or suspension

  15. 14.Re-use of protected animals

  16. 15.Manner in which protected animals are to be killed

  17. 16.(1) Schedule 1 (appropriate methods of humane killing) is amended...

  18. 17.Neuromuscular blocking agents

  19. 18.Setting free and re-homing protected animals

  20. 19.Inspections

  21. 20.The Committee for the Protection of Animals Used for Scientific Purposes

  22. 21.Sharing of organs and tissues

  23. 22.Alternative strategies

  24. 23.Statistics and reporting

  25. 24.Penalties for contraventions

  26. 25.Powers of entry

  27. 26.Minor and consequential amendments to the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986

  28. 27.Other minor and consequential amendments etc

  29. 28.(1) Section 148 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police...

  30. 29.(1) Section 58 of the Animal Welfare Act 2006 (application...

  31. 30.In rule 3 of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) (Procedure for...

  32. 31.The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act (Amendment) Regulations 1993 are revoked....

  33. 32.Article 3 of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act (Amendment) Order...

  34. 33.(1) In article 2(2) of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act...

  35. 34.In the Schedule to the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986...

  36. 35.In article 7(1)(d) of the Dangerous Wild Animals (Northern Ireland)...

  37. 36.Paragraph 6 of Part 1 of Schedule 9 to the...

  38. 37.In article 70(3)(c) of the Avian Influenza and Influenza of...

  39. 38.In article 71(3)(c) of the Avian Influenza and Influenza of...

  40. 39.In article 71(3)(c) of the Avian Influenza and Influenza of...

  41. 40.In regulation 71(3)(c) of the Avian Influenza and Influenza of...

  42. 41.(1) Section 52 of the Welfare of Animals Act (Northern...

  43. 42.Transitional provision

  44. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Additional conditions for the grant of certain project licences

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Conditions in licences

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Transitional provision

      1. PART 1 Existing certificates and licences, etc.

        1. 1.Interpretation

        2. 2.Scientific procedure establishments

        3. 3.(1) The section 6 certificate is to be treated as...

        4. 4.(1) The licence arising under paragraph 3 is to be...

        5. 5.(1) This paragraph applies to conditions 4(3) and 4(7) in...

        6. 6.(1) Until the Secretary of State publishes guidance about Animal...

        7. 7.(1) This paragraph applies where the section 6 certificate specifies...

        8. 8.(1) Any proceedings under section 12 which are underway in...

        9. 9.(1) An application for a certificate under section 6 which...

        10. 10.Breeding and supplying establishments

        11. 11.(1) The section 7 certificate has effect as if it...

        12. 12.(1) If the section 7 certificate designates a place as...

        13. 13.(1) The licence arising under paragraph 11 is to be...

        14. 14.(1) This paragraph applies to conditions 4(3) and 4(7) in...

        15. 15.(1) Until the Secretary of State publishes guidance about Animal...

        16. 16.(1) This paragraph applies where the section 7 certificate specifies...

        17. 17.(1) Any proceedings under section 12 which are underway in...

        18. 18.(1) An application for a certificate under section 7 which...

        19. 19.Personal licences

        20. 20.Project licences

        21. 21.Except as provided by this Part of this Schedule, the...

        22. 22.Section 5E(2) to (4) (termination of licence on death of...

        23. 23.(1) Where the licence classifies the severity of a regulated...

        24. 24.(1) The licence is to be treated as including the...

        25. 25.(1) This paragraph applies to condition 13 in Part 4...

        26. 26.(1) The following requirements apply in relation to the licence...

        27. 27.(1) The Secretary of State may authorise the application of...

        28. 28.(1) This paragraph applies if the Secretary of State is...

        29. 29.Re-use of protected animals

        30. 30.In the application of section 14(4) to a project licence...

        31. 31.Setting free and re-homing protected animals

      2. PART 2 Conditions in section 2C licences

        1. 1.The licence holder shall ensure that the regulated activities carried...

        2. 2.(1) The licence holder shall ensure that a register is...

        3. 3.The licence holder shall notify the Secretary of State of...

        4. 4.(1) All protected animals must at all times be provided...

        5. 5.The licence holder shall ensure that the establishment shall be...

        6. 6.(1) The licence holder is required to have established, and...

        7. 7.If this licence authorises the breeding of protected animals, the...

        8. 8.(1) Records shall be maintained, in a format acceptable to...

        9. 9.(1) For the purposes of this condition, an “individual history...

        10. 10.(1) The licence holder shall ensure that before any unmarked...

        11. 11.(1) Inspectors shall be provided with access at all reasonable...

        12. 12.Unless authorised by the Secretary of State, there shall be...

        13. 13.Unless otherwise authorised by the Secretary of State—

        14. 14.Records shall be maintained, in a format acceptable to the...

        15. 15.The licence holder shall nominate and be responsible for the...

        16. 16.Arrangements to ensure that animals are given adequate care must...

        17. 17.Adequate security measures shall be maintained to prevent the escape...

        18. 18.Quarantine and acclimatisation facilities shall be provided and used as...

        19. 19.Adequate precautions against fire shall be maintained at all times....

        20. 20.If this licence authorises the applying of regulated procedures to...

        21. 21.The licence holder shall make adequate and effective provision for...

        22. 22.Where this licence authorises the applying of regulated procedures to...

        23. 23.(1) This condition applies where this licence authorises the applying...

        24. 24.A copy of these conditions shall be readily available for...

        25. 25.The licence remains the property of the Secretary of State,...

      3. PART 3 Conditions in personal licences

        1. 1.In exercising his or her responsibilities, the licence holder shall...

        2. 2.The licence holder is entrusted with primary responsibility for the...

        3. 3.The licence holder must not apply a regulated procedure to...

        4. 4.The licence holder must not apply a regulated procedure to...

        5. 5.Where the licence holder is applying a regulated procedure to...

        6. 6.Where the licence holder is applying or has applied a...

        7. 7.The licence holder shall ensure that where the holder applies...

        8. 8.In all circumstances where an animal which is being, or...

        9. 9.The licence holder may apply a regulated procedure without the...

        10. 10.When anaesthesia (whether general or local) is used, it shall...

        11. 11.If the licence holder applies a regulated procedure to an...

        12. 12.The licence holder must use analgesia or another appropriate method...

        13. 13.It is the responsibility of the personal licence holder to...

        14. 14.The licence holder shall ensure that suitable arrangements exist for...

        15. 15.The licence holder shall ensure that, whenever necessary, veterinary advice...

        16. 16.The licence holder shall ensure that all cages, pens or...

        17. 17.In order to ensure that regulated procedures are performed competently,...

        18. 18.The licence holder is authorised to delegate to assistants, who...

        19. 19.The licence holder must take all reasonable steps to ensure...

        20. 20.The licence holder shall maintain a record of all animals...

        21. 21.The licence holder must give any necessary assistance to inspectors...

        22. 22.The licence remains the property of the Secretary of State,...

      4. PART 4 Conditions in project licences

        1. 1.The licence holder is responsible for the overall implementation of...

        2. 2.The licence holder shall ensure that the specified programme of...

        3. 3.The licence holder shall ensure that regulated procedures are not...

        4. 4.The licence holder shall ensure that the regulated procedures applied...

        5. 5.The licence holder shall ensure that the regulated procedures applied...

        6. 6.The licence holder shall ensure that the appropriate level of...

        7. 7.The licence holder shall ensure that a regulated procedure is...

        8. 8.The licence holder shall ensure that where a regulated procedure...

        9. 9.The licence holder shall ensure that where a regulated procedure...

        10. 10.The licence holder shall ensure that where a regulated procedure...

        11. 11.Where a series of regulated procedures are applied to an...

        12. 12.Regulated procedures shall not be carried out on any stray...

        13. 13.Except with the authorisation of the Secretary of State, regulated...

        14. 14.If the application of regulated procedures to animals taken from...

        15. 15.The licence holder must give any necessary assistance to inspectors...

        16. 16.If the licence holder becomes aware of a failure to...

        17. 17.All authorised procedures shall be carried out under general or...

        18. 18.The licence holder shall ensure adherence to the severity limits...

        19. 19.The licence holder shall maintain a contemporaneous record of all...

        20. 20.The licence holder shall send to the Secretary of State,...

        21. 21.The licence holder shall maintain a list of publications resulting...

        22. 22.The project licence holder shall submit such other reports as...

        23. 23.The project licence holder shall ensure that details of the...

        24. 24.The licence holder must obtain the permission of the Secretary...

        25. 25.The licence remains the property of the Secretary of State,...

  45. Explanatory Note

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