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Council Directive 98/58/EC concerning the protection of animals kept for farming purposes.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
1998
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Livestock
Keyword
Animal health Animal welfare Ranching/captive breeding Inspection
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Directive shall enter into force on 8 August 1998 (the day of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Communities).
Abstract

This Directive lays down minimum standards for the protection of animals bred or kept for farming purposes. Member States shall make provision to ensure that the owners or keepers take all reasonable steps to ensure the welfare of animals under their care and to ensure that those animals are not caused any unnecessary pain, suffering or injury. Member States shall also ensure that the conditions under which animals (other than fish, reptiles or amphibians) are bred or kept, having regard to thei

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References - Legislation

Implemented by

Farm Animals (Protection) Regulations, 2003 (L.N. 266 of 2003).

Legislation | Malta | 2003

Keyword: Animal welfare, Ranching/captive breeding, Inspection, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Protection of Animals Act (No. 1343 of 2007).

Legislation | Denmark | 2005 (2007)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Animal welfare, Slaughtering, Institution, Inspection, Poultry, Swine, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté royal relatif à la lutte contre la pourriture brune de la pomme de terre (Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) Yabuuchi et al.).

Legislation | Belgium | 2014

Keyword: Plant production, Plant protection, Vegetables/legumes, Pests/diseases, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Legislative Decree No. 146 implementing Directive 98/58/EC of 20 July 1998 concerning the protection of animals kept for farming purposes.

Legislation | Italy | 2001

Keyword: Animal welfare, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Welfare of Farmed Animals (England) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 2078 of 2007).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2007

Keyword: Animal welfare, Cattle, Animal production, Poultry, Swine, Rodents, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Animal Protection Act.

Legislation | Poland | 1997 (2013)

Keyword: Animal welfare, Slaughtering, Transport/storage, Offences/penalties, Basic legislation, Wild fauna, Keeping of live animals

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Decision 2006/778/EC concerning minimum requirements for the collection of information during the inspections of production sites on which certain animals are kept for farming purposes.

Legislation | European Union | 2006

Keyword: Cattle, Swine, Poultry, Inspection, Ranching/captive breeding

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree-Law No. 64/2000 approving EC Council Directive No. 98/58 of 20 July on animal protection.

Legislation | Portugal | 2000

Keyword: Animal welfare, Animal health, Animal production, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Basic legislation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 32 of 1999 of the Ministry of Agriculture and Regional Development on animal protection rules to be respected during animal husbandry.

Legislation | Hungary | 1999 (2013)

Keyword: Animal welfare, Animal production, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Animal Protection-Control Ordinance.

Legislation | Austria | 2004

Keyword: Animal health, Animal welfare, Inspection, Slaughtering

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Welfare of Farmed Animals (Wales) Regulations 2007 (W.S.I. No. 3070 (W. 264) of 2007).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2007

Keyword: Animal welfare, Cattle, Animal production, Poultry, Swine, Rodents, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Act on protection of animals from the cruelty.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2008

Keyword: Animal welfare, Research

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Animal Protection Act.

Legislation | Slovenia | 1999 (2013)

Keyword: Animal production, Animal welfare, Animal reproduction, International trade, Slaughtering, Offences/penalties, Basic legislation, Keeping of live animals

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Welfare of Farmed Animals) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 311 of 2010).

Legislation | Ireland | 2010

Keyword: Aquaculture, Mariculture, Animal production, Animal welfare, Swine, Cattle, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Slaughtering, Poultry, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the protection of livestock.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2010

Keyword: Animal health, Animal welfare, Ranching/captive breeding, Poultry, Cattle, Swine

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Protection of Animals Act (No. 344 of 2005).

Legislation | Denmark | 1991 (2005) | Repealed

Keyword: Animal welfare, Slaughtering, Institution, Inspection, Poultry, Swine, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance amending Ordinance on the protection of animals kept for farming purposes.

Legislation | Slovakia | 2014

Keyword: Animal welfare, Ranching/captive breeding, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Welfare of Farmed Animals) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 14 of 2008).

Legislation | Ireland | 2008 | Repealed

Keyword: Aquaculture, Mariculture, Animal production, Animal welfare, Swine, Cattle, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Slaughtering

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Government Ordinance on the protection of animals kept for farming purposes.

Legislation | Slovakia | 2003

Keyword: Animal welfare, Ranching/captive breeding, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Welfare of Farmed Animals (Scotland) Regulations 2010 (S.S.I. No. 388 of 2010).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2010

Keyword: Animal welfare, Cattle, Animal production, Poultry, Swine, Rodents, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Protection of Animals Kept for Farming Purposes) Regulations, 2006 (S.I. No. 705 of 2006).

Legislation | Ireland | 2006

Keyword: Animal welfare, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 5 of 2008 on General Welfare Requirements for Farm Animals

Legislation | Latvia | 2008

Keyword: Animal welfare, Ranching/captive breeding

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Animal Protection - Livestock Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2001

Keyword: Animal production, Animal welfare, International trade, Animal reproduction, Animal health, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Welfare of Farmed Animals Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 (S.R. No. 156 of 2012).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2012

Keyword: Animal welfare, Animal health, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté royal concernant la protection des animaux dans les élevages.

Legislation | Belgium | 2000

Keyword: Animal production, Animal welfare, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Protection of Animals Act (No. 473 of 2014).

Legislation | Denmark | 2013 (2014)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Animal welfare, Slaughtering, Institution, Inspection, Poultry, Swine, Transport/storage, Standards, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Protection of Animals Kept for Farming Purposes) Regulations, 2000 (S.I. No. 127 of 2000).

Legislation | Ireland | 2000 | Repealed

Keyword: Animal welfare, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law No. XXVIII of 1998 on animal protection.

Legislation | Hungary | 1998 (2015)

Keyword: Animal welfare, Animal production, Offences/penalties, Basic legislation, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Transport/storage, Keeping of live animals

Source: FAO, FAOLEX