6. Unlicensed use of animals for scientific purposes prohibited

    (1) A person must not use animals for scientific purposes unless

    (a) the person is

    (i) a scientific establishment that holds; or

    (ii) a member of staff of, or a student at, a scientific establishment that holds,

    a licence authorising that use;

    (b) the animal ethics committee of the scientific establishment has given approval, in accordance with the scientific use code, for that person to so use the animals; and

    (c) the person uses the animals in accordance with that licence and approval.

    Penalty: $50 000 and imprisonment for 5 years.

    (2) A licensed scientific establishment must not allow animals to be used for scientific purposes at a place to which that licence relates unless that use is permitted under subsection (1).

    Penalty: $50 000 and imprisonment for 5 years.



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