Austria - Federal Act on the Protection of Animals (PDF) includes English translation, 2014.

Australia - Australian Animal Welfare Strategy, Department of Agriculture and Water Resource

Australian government, National Health and Medical Research Council, Australian code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes, 8th edition 2013 (the Code)

Brazil - National Council for the Control of Animal Experimentation (CONCEA) (Portuguese)

Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC)

Chile - Statute: Protection of Animals (PDF), 2009, in Spanish

China - Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Law of the PRC (PDF), (Experts’ Draft Proposal), Chapter 4, Section iv, pp. 19-21, "Cruelty Prevention Measures for Laboratory Animals," 2010

Egypt - Penal CodeFatwa for Animals

European Union - Information from the European Commission, including the European Directive 2010/63/EU (PDF), Statutory Instruments: S.I. No. 543 of 2012 (PDF)

India - Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA)

India - India: Legislation & Animal Welfare Oversight,, 2011

Japan - Guidelines for Proper Conduct of Animal Experiments (PDF), 2006

Japan - Japan: Legislation & Animal Welfare Oversight,, 2011

Korea - Animal Protection Law, 2007

Netherlands: (For English, use the Chrome browser and the Translate option.)

Queensland, Australia - The Animal Care and Protection Act

Queensland, Australia - Department of Agriculture and Fisheries: Summary of requirements for scientific animal use

Singapore - Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore: webpage on Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes and Transportation of Laboratory Animals

Singapore - Animal & Birds (Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes) Rules (PDF)

South Africa - South African Medical Research Council, 2004, Guidelines on Ethics for Medical Research, Book Three (PDF): Use of Animals in Research and Training

Thailand - Research animals for scientific purposes in Thailand: (PDF) Ethics & policies, The National Research Council of Thailand, 2007

United Kingdom - Home Office webpage with information on requirements, licenses, and regulation

Useful Reference: International Animal Research Regulations: Impact on Neuroscience Research: Workshop Summary