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Author Bruce, Alex, 1968- author.

Title Animal law in Australia : an integrated approach / Alex Bruce.

Published Chatswood, N.S.W. : LexisNexis Butterworths, 2018.

LocationUniM Law High Use 
Call No.KA 66 BRUC


Edition 2nd edition.
Physical description xxxiv, 324 pages ; 25 cm
Notes Includes index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary The second edition of this highly regarded work combines the philosophical and ethical dimensions of animal law with the practical, legal and regulatory frameworks governing animals in Australia. Written in a clear, engaging and accessible style, it is suitable as a teaching text for Animal Law courses, and for the wider legal community and general reader interested in animal welfare. The new edition has been fully revised and updated to cover developments in both case law and legislation across many topics. It includes commentary on a range of recent issues, including: regulation of the live export trade; ACCC interventions for misleading or deceptive statements about animal welfare practices; animal welfare issues in jumps racing and the greyhound industry; exposure of animal abuse in some commercial enterprises. Features comprehensive, balanced coverage of animal law issues in Australia ensuring readers will gain a solid understanding of the wider regulatory regime. Each chapter integrates the philosophical/ethical discussion with practical issues and the legal context allowing readers to gain an understanding of the background driving current regulatory regimes. Written by an internationally recongnised expert in animal law.
Subject Animals -- Law and legislation -- Australia.
Animal welfare -- Law and legislation -- Australia.
ISBN 9780409343809