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1 January 1970

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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/

Animals containing human material

What are 'animals containing human material' (ACHM) and why the sudden interest in them?
What are 'animals containing human material' (ACHM) and why the sudden interest in them? They include 'transgenic' mice carrying human genes that are widely used to study many… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/animals-containing-human-material/

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/

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/

Basel Declaration calls for open dialogue

More than 50 top scientists working in Germany and Switzerland have launched a new Declaration about animal research.
More than 50 top scientists working in Germany and Switzerland have launched a new Declaration about animal research. Meeting in Basel on 29 November, they pledged to be more open… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/basel-declaration-calls-for-open-dialogue/

EU directive on animal research becomes law

Yesterday the President of the European Parliament, and the Belgian State Secretary (representing the EU countries) put pen to paper and signed the new EU Directive 8869/10 in the use of animals in scientific research.
Yesterday the President of the European Parliament, and the Belgian State Secretary (representing the EU countries) put pen to paper and signed the new EU Directive 8869/10 in the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/eu-directive-on-animal-research-becomes-law/

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/

UK Bioscience Sector outlines principles for implementing new Directive

The UK Bioscience Sector has produced a set of principles for the implementation and transposition of the revised EU Directive concerning the use of animals in research.
The UK Bioscience Sector has produced a set of principles for the implementation and transposition of the revised EU Directive concerning the use of animals in research. The… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/uk-bioscience-sector-outlines-principles-for-implementing-new-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/

Council agrees stricter rules for animal experimentation

The European Council of Ministers has announced agreement on the draft Directive for the Protection of Animals used for Scientific Purposes.
The European Council of Ministers has announced agreement on the draft Directive for the Protection of Animals used for Scientific Purposes. The new directive, now called 8869/10,… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/council-agrees-stricter-rules-for-animal-experimentation/

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/

UK bioscience sector publishes detailed response on European regulation

A dozen organisations representing UK bioscience have published their answers, many of them detailed, to 72 questions posed by the UK Home Office.
A dozen organisations representing UK bioscience have published their answers, many of them detailed, to 72 questions posed by the UK Home Office. The Home Office… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/uk-bioscience-sector-publishes-detailed-response-on-european-regulation/

UK bioscience sector submits evidence to Lords

The House of Lords European Union Committee, Sub-Committee D (Environment and Agriculture) has begun to take oral evidence on the revision of the European Directive on animal experimentation
The House of Lords European Union Committee, Sub-Committee D (Environment and Agriculture) has begun to take oral evidence on the revision of the European Directive on animal… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/uk-bioscience-sector-submits-evidence-to-lords/

MEPs support Agriculture committee report

On Tuesday 5 May, MEPs in the European Parliament held a plenary session in which they voted on the first reading of a proposed revised Directive on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes (the earlier Directive was EU 86/609).
On Tuesday 5 May, MEPs in the European Parliament held a plenary session in which they voted on the first reading of a proposed revised Directive on the protection of animals used… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/meps-support-agriculture-committee-report/

Remember the Patients

Within the next two weeks MEPs will vote on new European regulations governing medical research using animals across Europe.
Within the next two weeks MEPs will vote on new European regulations governing medical research using animals across Europe. Patient groups, medical research charities… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/remember-the-patients/

MEP Committee sanctions better legal protection for research animals

he Agriculture committee in the European Parliament yesterday voted to pass a report on the revision of EU Directive 86/609 on the protection of animals used in scientific research.
The Agriculture committee in the European Parliament yesterday voted to pass a report on the revision of EU Directive 86/609 on the protection of animals used in scientific… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/mep-committee-sanctions-better-legal-protection-for-research-animals/

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