New Zealand: a new law to decrease animal testing

In New Zealand, a new reform on animal welfare rules has passed. Animal testing is now better framed, and the new law set up new rules for breeding and killing of animals used for experiments. Among others, the new requirements planned the mandatory consultancy of an ethics committee.

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New Zealand: Farmers asked for a change of the employment law to permit sanctions of employees who mistreated livestocks

According to a recent survey, New Zealander farmers feel the legal system prevents them from ensuring livestock are not abused or neglected.

More information on http://www.voxy.co.nz/national/farmers-believe-employment-law-misses-mark-animal-welfare/5/169186

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