Closed consultation

Section 24 of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Original consultation

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This consultation is on the review of Section 24 of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986.


Consultation description

This paper sets out the government’s proposals for the review and indicates our preferred option. This consultation is seeking views on our proposals and invites suggestions as to whether they are appropriate, how they may work in practice and any alternatives available. We also seek advice to help quantify the potential impacts associated with the chosen options.

An impact assessment has been published alongside the consultation.

How to respond

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Section 24 consultation
Home Office
Animals in Science Regulation Unit
4th Floor Peel Building
2 Marsham Street
London, SW1P 4DF