Research Legislation

Research Related Legislation

Animal Research Act 1985 and the Animal Research Regulation 2005 (NSW)

The Animal Research Act 1985 was introduced to protect the welfare of animals by ensuring that their use in research is always humane, considerate, responsible and justified. 

Animal Research Regulation 2005 (NSW)

The Animal Research Regulation 2005 incorporates the Australian Code of Practice for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes into the Animal Research Act 2005.

Human Cloning and Other Prohibited Practices Act 2003 (NSW)

The Human Cloning and Other Prohibited Practices Act 2003 is part of a uniform Australian approach to the prohibition of human cloning and certain other practices associated with reproductive technology.

Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction Act 2002 and the Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002 (Commonwealth)

The Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction Act 2002  and the Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002 address concerns, including ethical concerns, about scientific developments in relation to human reproduction and the utilisation of human embryos by prohibiting certain practices. 

Contact Officer: Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)

Last reviewed: 13 May, 2010

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