Protection of Animals Used for Scientific Purpose


Reducing the use of animals in experiments, as well as improving their breeding, accommodation, care and use represent the basis of Directive 2010/63 / EU.

What are the principles of replacement, reduction and refinement (3R)?
What is considered a scientific procedure and what is not?  
What animals does this Directive apply to?

Branka Buković Šošić, the PLAC II project expert, spoke of these and other topics during the workshop “Protection of Animals Used for Scientific Purpose” organised on 20 June 2017. She presented the Directive to the participants, along with the role of the Council on Protection of Animals Used for Scientific Purposes.

During the workshop, recommendations for drafting standard operational procedures for implementing retrospective project evaluation, as well as for implementing veterinary controls.

Relevant EU legislation: