An Animals’ Ombudswoman – Criminal Law and Justice Weekly

Posted October 7th, 2013 in animal cruelty, animals, news, ombudsmen, victims, vivisection by sally

“Noël Sweeney calls for a watchdog for the underdog.”

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Criminal Law and Justice Weekly, 4th October 2013

Source: www.criminallawandjustice.co.uk

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Permanent injunction against anti-vivisection protestors – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted December 12th, 2012 in harassment, injunctions, medical ethics, news, vivisection by sally

“The High Court has granted a medical testing laboratory a final injunction against anti-vivisectioners protesting outside their premises.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 12th December 2012

Source: www.ukhumanrightsblog.com

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Animal testing consultation – Home Office

Posted June 14th, 2011 in animals, consultations, EC law, news, vivisection by sally

“The government is asking you to have your say on how EU rules on testing are introduced in the UK.”

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Home Office, 13th June 2011

Source: www.homeoffice.gov.uk

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Animal rights activist using FOI laws to target universities – The Guardian

Posted March 15th, 2010 in demonstrations, freedom of information, news, universities, vivisection by sally

“A convicted animal rights activist is using freedom of information laws to force universities to reveal details of their animal experiments, raising fears that scientists involved could suffer renewed intimidation.”

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The Guardian, 15th March 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

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Animal rights campaigners jailed – BBC News

Posted January 21st, 2009 in blackmail, news, vivisection by sally

“Seven animal rights activists who blackmailed companies linked to an animal testing laboratory have been jailed for between four and 11 years.”

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BBC News, 21st January 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

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Regina (British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection) v Secretary of State for the Home Department – Times Law Reports

Posted August 28th, 2007 in animals, experiments, law reports, licensing, vivisection by sally

Death not ‘adverse effect’

Regina (British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

Queen’s Bench Division

“The death of an animal used in a regulated procedure for scientific experimentation was not an adverse effect which needed to be taken into account when deciding whether to grant a licence for such experiments. Rather, the statutory scheme governing such licences was concerned with the pain and suffering which animals might experience before death.”

The Times, 27th August 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

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Victory for animal rights group against testing – The Independent

Posted July 28th, 2007 in animals, experiments, news, vivisection by sally

“An anti-vivisection campaign group won a partial victory yesterday in its High Court claim that the Government was failing in its legal duty to ensure animal suffering was kept to a minimum in UK laboratories.”

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The Independent, 28th July 2007

Source: www.independent.co.uk

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Law failing animals used in medical research, says scientist who advised on guidelines – The Guardian

Posted July 24th, 2007 in animals, experiments, news, vivisection by sally

“Government legislation aimed at minimising the use and suffering of animals in medical research was branded a failure yesterday by the scientist father of cabinet minister Ed Balls.”

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The Guardian, 24th July 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

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