The European Union (Protection of Animals Used for Scientific Purposes) Regulations 2012
These Regulations give effect to Directive 2010/63/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 September 2010 on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes and give full effect to Commission Implementing Decision 2012/707/EU of 14 November 2012.
These Regulations repeal the Cruelty to Animals Act 1876 and revoke the European Communities (Amendment of Cruelty to Animals Act 1876) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 566 of 2002), and the European Communities (Amendment of Cruelty to Animals Act 1876) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 613 of 2005).
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