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

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

Australian government, National Health and Medical Research Council, PDF Publication: 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, 2009, in Spanish.

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

Egypt - Penal Code, Fatwa for Animals

European Union - Information from the European Commission, including the European Directive 2010/63/EU

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

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

Japan - Guidelines for Proper Conduct of Animal Experiments 2006

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

Korea - Animal Protection Law, 2007.

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

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

Taiwan - Council of Agriculture webpage including the Taiwan Animal Protection Act

Thailand - Research animals for scientific purposes in Thailand: 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