Provision is made for conditions that must be included in a licence granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 19861 which authorises the holder to carry on an undertaking which involves activities which are otherwise prohibited2.
Such a licence must include the following conditions:
(1) a condition requiring the holder to ensure that the activities carried on at the place specified in the licence are carried on in a manner that is consistent with the principles of replacement, reduction and refinement3;
(2) conditions requiring the holder to keep a register4 which contains the names of persons who are competent to kill protected animals and which specifies in relation to each person named the description of animal that the person is competent to kill and the methods of killing that the person is competent to use to kill that description of animal5;
(3) such conditions as the appropriate authority considers appropriate for the purpose of ensuring:
(a) that a person is not registered in the register kept by the holder unless the person has been adequately educated and trained in the killing of animals6;
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