Title NATIONAL ANIMAL WELFARE BILL 2003
First Reading
Database Senate Hansard
Date 11-08-2003
Source Senate
Parl No. 40
Page 12986
Status Final
Stage First Reading
Context Bills
System Id chamber/hansards/2003-08-11/0072


NATIONAL ANIMAL WELFARE BILL 2003 - First Reading

Senator BARTLETT (Queensland— Leader of the Australian Democrats) (3.58 p.m.)—I move:

That the following bill be introduced: A Bill for an Act to promote humane, responsible and accountable care, protection and use of domestic animals, livestock, wildlife and animals kept for scientific purposes, and the standards required to achieve this end, and for related purposes.

Question agreed to.

Senator BARTLETT (Queensland— Leader of the Australian Democrats) (3.59 p.m.)—I move:

That the bill may proceed without formalities and be now read a first time.

Question agreed to.

Bill read a first time.