UK Animal Welfare Legislation Receives Royal Assent

The most important piece of animal welfare legislation for nearly a century received Royal Assent today (Nov. 8).

By updating and bringing together more than 20 pieces of animal welfare legislation relating to farmed and non-farmed animals, the Animal Welfare Act 2006 will:

  • introduce a "duty of care" on people to ensure the needs of any animal for which they are

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