Animal Welfare Law (Sem A) (NSCI4010-SA)

Level: 
4
Credits: 
15.0 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
Yes
Aim: 
To promote an understanding of the general principles of legislation as they apply to Animal Welfare. Explain the Animal Welfare Act 1999 as it applies to the compliance officers powers and the rights of the public. To develop competency in a range of generic and transferable skills necessary to being an Animal Welfare Investigator.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Certificate in Animal Welfare Investigations programme to enrol in this course. Students must enrol in both NSCI4010-SA & NSCI4010-SB to complete the course.
Topics include: 

Sources of law
Legal terminology, sources and basis of statutory legislation, regulations, bylaws and codes of welfare, legal interpretation, Court precedents, Privacy Act and the Bill of Rights Act,
Elements of an offence
Definitions, parties to offences and attempts,
Duty of care of animals
Provisions, surgical offences, conduct towards animals, traps, transport and export,
Powers of inspectors
Appointment, enforcement functions, seizing animals, search warrants,
Animals in research, testing and teaching
Obligations, animals ethics committees and NAEAC,
Codes of welfare
Process, implications and statutory defences., NAWAC;
Provisions & proceedings
infringement offences, disqualification, forfeiture, enforcement orders, exparte application for disposal of animals and exceptions.
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 2147

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
19 Feb 18 - 19 Feb 18 LabMonday13:30 - 14:30 Mt Albert (115-3009)
LectureMonday08:00 - 12:00 Mt Albert (115-1008)
Monday12:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (115-1008)
Monday16:00 - 18:00 Mt Albert (115-1008)
20 Feb 18 - 20 Feb 18 LectureTuesday08:00 - 12:00 Mt Albert (115-1008)
Tuesday16:00 - 18:00 Mt Albert (115-1008)
Tuesday12:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (115-1008)
21 Feb 18 - 21 Feb 18 LectureWednesday12:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (115-1008)
Wednesday16:00 - 18:00 Mt Albert (115-1008)
Wednesday08:00 - 12:00 Mt Albert (115-1008)
22 Feb 18 - 22 Feb 18 LectureThursday08:00 - 12:00 Mt Albert (115-1008)
Thursday12:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (115-1008)
Thursday16:00 - 18:00 Mt Albert (115-1008)
23 Feb 18 - 23 Feb 18 LectureFriday12:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (115-1008)
Friday08:00 - 12:00 Mt Albert (115-1008)
Friday16:00 - 18:00 Mt Albert (115-1008)
24 Feb 18 - 24 Feb 18 LectureSaturday08:00 - 12:00 Mt Albert (115-1008)
Saturday12:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (115-1008)
Saturday16:00 - 18:00 Mt Albert (115-1008)

Class: 2148. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Note: This course is offered as part of Certificate in Animal Welfare Investigations.

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