Appoint animal welfare officer

Service Description

If you want to carry out one of the activities listed below, you must appoint one or more animal welfare officers as the institution's owner or as the person responsible for the operation and notify the competent authority of the appointment:

  • Vertebrate animals or cephalopods are bred, kept or used that are intended to be used in animal experiments;
  • vertebrate animals or cephalopods are bred, kept or used whose organs or tissues are intended to be used for scientific purposes;
  • vertebrate animals are killed in order to use their organs or tissues for scientific purposes;
  • organs or tissues, in whole or in part, are removed from living vertebrates for the purpose of transplanting, culturing, or studying isolated organs, tissues, or cells for purposes other than scientific research.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

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