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1 January 1970

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No changes to EU Directive proposed in European Commission review

The European Commission has published a report in response to Article 58 of Directive 2010/63/EU.
No changes to EU Directive proposed in European Commission review The European Commission has today (Friday 10 November 2017) published a report in response to Article 58 of… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/no-changes-to-eu-directive-proposed-in-european-commission-review/

Victory for common sense in Europe

European Commission responds to the European Citizen’s Initiative to ban animal research within the EU and says no.
The European Commission has today (3 June 2015) responded to the European Citizen’s Initiative that sought to repeal the current EU Directive and impose a ban on animal… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/victory-for-common-sense-in-europe/

Protecting medical progress and lab animal welfare in Europe

Statement to EU submitted today
122 medical research institutions, medical research charities, learned societies, pharmaceutical companies and universities have today signed a statement urging the European… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/protecting-medical-progress-and-lab-animal-welfare-in-europe/

Home Office guidance to Animals Scientific Procedures Act

The amended version of the Animals Scientific Procedures Act implementing Directive 2010/63 entered into force on 1 January.
The amended version of the Animals Scientific Procedures Act implementing Directive 2010/63 entered into force on 1 January. The Home Office has just published a quick start… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/home-office-guidance-to-animals-scientific-procedures-act/

Mice, MRI's and microchips

As Christmas and the New Year loom, politicians across Europe are in the final stages of affirming new laws to embed the concept of replacing, refining and reducing the use of animals in scientific research.
As Christmas and the New Year loom, politicians across Europe are in the final stages of affirming new laws to embed the concept of replacing, refining and reducing the use of… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/mice-mris-and-microchips/

European Directive 2010/63/EU: UK government responds

The Government has responded to the public consultation on the options for transposition of Directive 2010/63/EU, here.
The Government has responded to the public consultation on the options for transposition of Directive 2010/63/EU, here.  It expects to publish regulations to transpose the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/european-directive-201063eu-uk-government-responds/

NEW case studies showcase animal research

Ahead of publication by the Home Office of its response to last autumn’s consultation on transposition of EU Directive 2010/63/EU...
Ahead of publication by the Home Office of its response to last autumn’s consultation on transposition of EU Directive 2010/63/EU, we have published a new set of case studies… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/new-case-studies-showcase-animal-research/

Evidence-based policy

The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Home Department, Lynne Featherstone, advanced an animal research policy based on evidence in a Commons debate on Wednesday 7 December.
The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Home Department, Lynne Featherstone, advanced an animal research policy based on evidence in a Commons debate on Wednesday 7… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/evidence-based-policy/

Lords again affirm support for animal research

Several peers confirmed their belief in the need for animal research in biomedical research, during a debate in the House of Lords yesterday (24 October 2011).
Several peers confirmed their belief in the need for animal research in biomedical research, during a debate in the House of Lords yesterday (24 October 2011). In response to a… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/lords-again-affirm-support-for-animal-research/

UK animal procedures up by 3% in 2010

The UK Home Office has released figures showing that the number of research procedures using animals last year increased by 3% to just over 3.7 million.
The UK Home Office has released figures showing that the number of research procedures using animals last year increased by 3% to just over 3.7 million. Once again, the numbers of… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/uk-animal-procedures-up-by-3-in-2010/

New regulations will boost good science, promote animal welfare

New animal research regulations from Europe will enhance the welfare of animals, facilitate modern science and cut through excessive red tape.
New animal research regulations from Europe will enhance the welfare of animals, facilitate modern science and cut through excessive red tape. UK scientists have welcomed… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/new-regulations-will-boost-good-science-promote-animal-welfare/

European medical science group states position on new law

The medical science group within the European Science Forum (ESF-EMRC) has produced a position paper on the new Directive on the Protection of Animals used for Scientific Procedures.
EU Directive - A UK Guide.pdf - Principles of implementation of the Directive.pdf The medical science group within the European Science Forum (ESF-EMRC) has produced a position… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/european-medical-science-group-states-position-on-new-law/

New European law marks dawn of a new era

The new European Directive 2010/63/EU on animal experimentation has been finalised.
The new European Directive 2010/63/EU on animal experimentation has been finalised. It replaces the old 1986 Directive EU 86/609. It came into force across the EU earlier this… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/new-european-law-marks-dawn-of-a-new-era/

European parliament votes on animal research directive

Today the European Parliament agreed on the final text of the new Directive concerning the use of animals in research.
Today the European Parliament agreed on the final text of the new Directive concerning the use of animals in research. The result of a revision process which started in… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/european-parliament-votes-on-animal-research-directive/

A guide for UK institutions on the new EU Directive

The revised European Directive on animal research (EU8869/10) should be formally 'adopted' in Europe during summer 2010.
The revised European Directive on animal research (EU8869/10) should be formally 'adopted' in Europe during summer 2010. It will then need to be implemented in each member state.… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/a-guide-for-uk-institutions-on-the-new-eu-directive/

UK government minister to discuss animal research policy

The Home Office minister with responsibility for animal research, Lynne Featherstone, has agreed to meet the bioscience sector to discuss policy issues.
The Home Office minister with responsibility for animal research, Lynne Featherstone, has agreed to meet the bioscience sector to discuss policy issues. Earlier this month, a… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/uk-government-minister-to-discuss-animal-research-policy/

Agreement on European regulation

The European Parliament and Council representatives have reached an agreement on the final details of the revisions made to Directive 86/609/EEC on animal experimentation.
The European Parliament and Council representatives have reached an agreement on the final details of the revisions made to Directive 86/609/EEC on animal experimentation. The… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/agreement-on-european-regulation/

House of Lords debate revision of EU regulations

On Wednesday, the House of Lords ‘took note' of a committee report into the revision of the EU Directive on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes
On Wednesday, the House of Lords ‘took note' of a committee report into the revision of the EU Directive on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes. This meant that… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/house-of-lords-debate-revision-of-eu-regulations/

Lords take balanced approach but concerns remain

Understanding Animal Research welcomes the report published this week by the House of Lords EU Committee.
Understanding Animal Research welcomes the report published this week by the House of Lords EU Committee. The Committee carried out an enquiry into proposals to revise EU… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/lords-take-balanced-approach-but-concerns-remain/

UK Bioscience submits supplementary evidence to the House of Lords European Union Committee Inquiry

The UK Bioscience sector prepared a submission of supplementary evidence to the House of Lords European Union Committee, Sub –Committee D (Environment and Agriculture) on the revision of Directive 86/609.
The UK Bioscience sector prepared a submission of supplementary evidence to the House of Lords European Union Committee, Sub –Committee D (Environment and Agriculture) on the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/uk-bioscience-submits-supplementary-evidence-to-the-house-of-lords-european-union-committee-inquiry/

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