animal welfare legislation


The legal boundaries, codes of professional conduct, national and EU regulatory frameworks and legal procedures of working with animals and living organisms, ensuring their welfare and health.

Scope notes

National and EU legislation relevant to occupation, regulatory body and codes of conduct. This may include animal welfare. , health and safety, risk assessment requirements and codes of conduct, especially in the areas of animal welfare, health and public health, food and environmental safety in relation with clients.

Alternative label

  • legal and professional responsibilities, codes of conduct and liability

  • legislation when working with animals

  • animal welfare laws

  • animal health and welfare legislation

  • legislation on animal welfare

Skill type

  • knowledge

Skill reusability level

  • cross-sector skills and competences

Essential skill/competence of

Optional skill/competence of



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