Chapter 8. Legislation and Oversight of the Conduct of Research Using Animals: A Global Overview

  1. Robert Hubrecht and
  2. James Kirkwood
  1. Kathryn Bayne Global Director1,
  2. Timothy H. Morris2 and
  3. Malcolm P. France3

Published Online: 8 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318777.ch8

The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals, Eighth Edition

The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals, Eighth Edition

How to Cite

Bayne, K., Morris, T. H. and France, M. P. (2010) Legislation and Oversight of the Conduct of Research Using Animals: A Global Overview, in The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals, Eighth Edition (eds R. Hubrecht and J. Kirkwood), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318777.ch8

Editor Information

  1. UFAW, The Old School, Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire AL4 8AN, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    AAALAC International, 5283 Corporate, Dr., Suite#203, Frederick, MD 21703, USA

  2. 2

    The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, The University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, Sutton Bonington, Leicestershire LE12 5RD, UK

  3. 3

    Laboratory Animal Services, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405175234

Online ISBN: 9781444318777

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Keywords:

  • legislation and oversight of conduct of research using animals;
  • aspects of laws, regulations, policies - for animals in biomedical research and testing;
  • regulatory environment for animals in biomedical research and testing - across countries;
  • International Guiding Principles for Biomedical Research Involving Animals;
  • Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS);
  • World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE);
  • Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC);
  • adequate training - for those involved in animal care;
  • Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC) and AAALAC International's global accreditation system;
  • Animal Welfare Act - all code holders to submit to MAF annual animal use statistics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • History

  • Principles

  • Regional and international harmonisation of guidelines

  • Acknowledgements

  • References