This page needs:

Clarification on:

  • difference between legislation, regulation and licensing
  • ‘competent authorities’
  • what is mandatory, what is guidance etc
  • difference between criminal and civil

Links to authoritative docs and websites, extracted highlights

Inquiries to, and responses from authorities


“ASPA” – Animals (Scientific) Procedures Act 1986 (Short 8pp and Full 256pp)

UK Animal Transportation Legislation (General)

Q: What are ‘animals not on procedure’ with regards to ASPA?

Planning Permissions

Planning Enforcement – Rights of Entry


MBR Acres Home Office ‘Bleeding’ License

Q: What does it mean to for a project license to have ‘primary availability’ at a specific establishment site.


Council Regulation on Transport and Handling