202. The Committee for the Protection of Animals Used for Scientific Purposes.

The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 makes provision for the appointment of a Committee for the Protection of Animals Used for Scientific Purposes1 with the duty of advising the appropriate authority2 and the Animal Welfare and Ethical Review Bodies3 on such matters relating to the acquisition, breeding, accommodation, care and use of protected animals as the Committee may determine or as may be referred to the Committee by the appropriate authority4.

In its consideration of any matter the committee must have regard to the legitimate requirements of science and industry and the protection of animals against avoidable suffering and unnecessary

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