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Animal Welfare

Programme of World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) in cooperation with FAO SEUR
Programme Coordinator: MVDr. Rastislav Kolesar, e-mail: rastokolesar@wspa.org.uk
National Coordinator: Nataša Siard, Ph.D., e-mail: natasa.siard@bf.uni-lj.si
Web editor: Karmen Stopar, M.Sc. e-mail: karmen.stopar@bf.uni-lj.si
 

 

Objectives and Mission (to the main Animal Welfare Portal)
Current situation in Slovenia (in preparation)
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Current situation in Slovenia (in preparation)

Legislation on farm animals

 
Animal protection act (1999)
  The rules including farm animals  that followed the act
Transport rule (2000)
Rule on the protection of farm animals (2003)
Rule on the killing methods (due to veterinary reasons, fur animals, one-day-old chickens
and embryos) – 2003
Rule on animals in experiments (2004)
Slaughter rule (2005)
Animal welfare council rule (2000)
Rule on Ethical committee for the animals in experiments (2000)
  Other important acts and rules including the procedures with farm animals
Livestock production act (2002)
Ecological farming rule (2001)
Agriculture act (2000)
Veterinary service act (2001)
 

Other information

 

Animal welfare council (AWC) of Slovenia was established in 2001 by the minister of agriculture. It is a professional body with advisory role. It has 9 members, named for the period of 4 years. The members are from the fields of veterinary medicine, medicine, biology, pharmacy, zootechnics (animal science) and two members are from animal welfare organisations.

Ethical committee for the animals in experiments  was established in 2005.

A mobile group of inspectors was formed in 2004 by Veterinary Administration to check the conditions of animal transport.

   
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