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Animal Welfare Law in Britain: Regulation and Responsibility

By: Mike Radford

441 pages, Tabs

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Oct 2001 | #116233 | ISBN: 0198262450
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Hardback | Dec 2001 | #116231 | ISBN: 0198262515
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Explains the substantive law, considers its objectives, application and effectiveness; the background to the current debate and against further reform. Includes full coverage of key topics such as agricultural production, transportation, scientific procedures, entertainment, domestic pets, wildlife, hunting and enforcement.


Foreword by Donald M Broom, Colleen Macleod Professor of Animal Welfare in the University of Cambridge; Table of Cases, Legislation and Abbreviations; Glossary; A: INTRODUCTION; 1. To Guard and Protect; B: HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT; 2. A Great Revolution; 3. The First Legislation; 4. Extending Protection; C: THE LEGAL AND POLITICAL CONTEXT; 5. The Continuing Need for Legal Regulation; 6. The Contemporary Legal Framework; 7. Law and Politics; D: CRUELTY; 8. The Offence of Cruelty; 9. Cruelty: Culpability and Consequences; 10. Unnecessary Suffering; E: WELFARE; 11. The Nature of Animal Welfare; 12. Public Control; 13. Quality of Care; 14. ENFORCEMENT; 15. Enhancing Regulation and Responsibility; Appendix 1: Animal Protection and Welfare Bill Introduced into Parliament, Sessions 1985/1986-1999/2000; Appendix 2: Prosecutions; Appendix 3: European Convention for the Protection of Pet Animals; Bibliography; Index

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