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ANIMAL WELFARE ACT 1992 - SECT 25

Research, teaching and breeding

    (1)     A person commits an offence if the person—

        (a)     uses or breeds an animal for research or teaching; and

        (b)     the person does not have a licence to do so.

Maximum penalty: 100 penalty units, imprisonment for 1 year or both.

    (2)     This section does not apply to—

        (a)     an authorisation holder, or a person assisting an authorisation holder; or

        (b)     a person who uses or breeds an animal in the course of employment or engagement by a licensee; or

        (c)     a person who uses an animal prescribed by regulation for teaching purposes in a preschool or primary school; or

        (d)     an interstate researcher to whom section 49B (1) applies; or

        (e)     a person who uses or breeds an animal in the course of employment or engagement by an interstate researcher to whom section 49B (1) applies.



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