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Animal Welfare Bill 1999

Bill No. 79
Long Title The purpose of this Bill is to provide for the protection of animals by - regulating the use of animals for scientific purposes; and prohibiting cruel, inhumane or improper treatment of animals. The Bill intends to accomplish this by - promoting and protecting the welfare, safety and health of animals; ensuring the proper and humane care and management of animals in accordance with generally accepted standards; and reflecting the community's expectation that people who are in charge of animals will ensure that they are properly treated and cared for.
Status Legislative Council Second Reading
This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation
Current Bill
Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 11/24/1999  
First Reading 11/24/1999  
Second Reading 11/24/1999 1, 2 
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 09/14/2000  
Consideration in Detail 09/21/2000  
Third Reading 11/14/2000  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 11/15/2000  
First Reading 11/15/2000  
Second Reading 11/15/2000 1 
Second Reading Speech   

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Reinstated to the stage reached in the previous Session  08/09/2000 2 

1. Explanatory memorandum provided.
2. Restored from the Third Session of Parliament on 9 August 2000.