Animal Welfare Bill 2001

Bill No.41

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to repeal the current Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1920 and provide for the protection of animals by regulating the use of animals for scientific purposes, and prohibiting cruel, inhumane or improper treatment of animals.

StatusLegislative Council Second Reading 09/18/2001
This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation

Current Bill


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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 08/01/2001  
First Reading 08/01/2001  
Second Reading 08/01/2001  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 09/13/2001  
Consideration in Detail 09/13/2001  
Third Reading 09/13/2001  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 09/18/2001  
First Reading 09/18/2001  
Second Reading 09/18/2001 1 
Second Reading Speech   

1. Explanatory Memorandum provided.