Report

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Prohibition of Live Imports of Primates for Research) Bill 2015

15 March 2016

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016
ISBN 978-1-76010-378-1

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Committee membership (PDF 22KB)
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Prohibition of Live Imports of Primates for Research) Bill 2015 (PDF 116KB)

Conduct of the Inquiry
Consideration by other committees
Overview of the bill
The importation and use of primates for research in Australia
Issues raised in relation to the bill
Committee view

Additional Comments from Labor Senators (PDF 19KB)
Australian Greens' Dissenting Report (PDF 69KB)

Introduction
Benefits of research
Primates held for research in Australia
Imported primates for research
Genetic diversity
Principles of Replacement, Reduction and Refinement
Sentience, suffering and relevance to the bill
The export trade
Recommendation

Appendix 1 - Submissions and additional information received by the committee (PDF 26KB)

Additional Information

Appendix 2 - Public Hearing (PDF 10KB)

Friday, 5 February 2016 – Canberra

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818
ec.sen@aph.gov.au

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