Sustainability-related Regulations Database

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Animal Welfare Act 1993

Description: A short description of the legislation.

Dictates animal management and care standards in Tasmania.

Application to Australian agriculture: Where the legislation is applicable.

Outlines the management standards for animals used in agriculture in Tasmania.

Compliance information: Often the evidence of compliance against a piece of legislation is that there is not a breach of the Act. Where appropriate, the developers of this database have listed evidence which could be used to show compliance if a breach was to be found. Many Best Management Practice (BMP) schemes and other certifications in Australian agriculture include this evidence for accreditation.

The following documentation/information is required to provide evidence of compliance.

Appointed Officers have powers to inspect and arrest.

Additional information: The entity this legislation originates from.

Tasmanian Legislation →