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Act No. 97 of 2009 relating to animal welfare (Animal Welfare Act)

Country/Territory
Norway
Document type
Legislation
Date
2009 (2018)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Livestock
Keyword
Animal welfare Animal health Animal reproduction Marking/identification Transport/storage Slaughtering Offences/penalties Basic legislation
Geographical area
Europe, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Law makes provision with respect to a wide variety of matters regarding animal health and welfare. The Law shall apply also to fish and shall apply in Svalbard, Jan Mayen and other territories. Rules are made for, among other things: marking of animals, slaughter, keeping and transportation of animals, health care, experiments involving animals, animal breeding and trade in animals. The King may place restrictions on or prohibit the production of or trade in products of certain animals.

Full text
English/Norwegian
Website
www.lovdata.no

References - Legislation

Repeals

Act No. 73 of 1974 relative to animal protection.

Legislation | Norway | 1974 (2003) | Repealed

Keyword: Fishing gear/fishing method, Animal welfare, Biotechnology, Authorization/permit, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Regulation No. 221 on taxation for food administration.

Legislation | Norway | 2004

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, International agreement-implementation, Royalties/fees, Enforcement/compliance, Inspection, Animal production, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1624 on specific hygiene rules for food of animal origin.

Legislation | Norway | 2008

Keyword: Crustaceans, Inspection, Consumer protection, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Food quality control/food safety, Milk/dairy products, Meat, Certification, Packaging/labelling, Animal health, Transport/storage, Animal production, Animal reproduction, Pests/diseases

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 60 on slaughtering of livestock.

Legislation | Norway | 2013

Keyword: Animal welfare, Animal health, Slaughtering, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 406 on payment of fees for special services from the Norwegian Food Safety Authority.

Legislation | Norway | 2004

Keyword: Royalties/fees

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 925 on administrative penalties under the Animal Welfare Act.

Legislation | Norway | 2014

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance, Animal health, Animal welfare, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1621 on official controls for compliance to legislations on animal nutrition, food- and health- and welfare of animals (control regulations).

Legislation | Norway | 2008

Keyword: Inspection, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Food quality control/food safety, Tax/levy, International trade, Enforcement/compliance, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1831 on capture-based aquaculture.

Legislation | Norway | 2014

Keyword: Aquaculture, Fishing authorization, Animal welfare, Disinfection/disinfestation, Aquatic animals, Food quality control/food safety, Fish products

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1074 on exemption for provision of animal husbandry.

Legislation | Norway | 2014

Keyword: Animal health, Animal welfare, Animal production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX