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Legislation

Animal laws at national level - Australia
(anti-cruelty, protection and welfare)

Australia
Animal Welfare Act (Australian Capital Territory)
Adopted in:
1992

English original version

 

Animal Welfare Act (Northern Territory)
Adopted in:
1999

English original version

 

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act (New South Wales)
Adopted in:
1979

English original version

 

Animal Care and Protection Act (Queensland)
Adopted in:
2001
Consolidated in:
2013

Official english original version

 

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act (South Australia)
Adopted in:
1985
Consolidated in:
1994

Official english original version

 

Animal Welfare Act (Tasmania)
Adopted in:
1993

English original version

 

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act (Victoria)
Adopted in:
1986

English original version

 

Animal Welfare Act (Western Australia)
Adopted in:
2002

English original version

 

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