Animal research review panel
Page revised: August 2017
About The Animal Research Review Panel
The Animal Research Review Panel is a statutory body under the Animal Research Act 1985. It has twelve members who are appointed by the Minister for Primary Industries. There is equal representation from the sectors of industry, government and animal welfare.
Functions of the Panel
The Act defines the functions of the Panel as:
- The investigation of matters relating to the conduct of animal research and the supply of animals for use in connection with animal research.
- The investigation and evaluation of the efficacy of the Code of Practice in regulating the conduct of animal research and the supply of animals for use in connection with animal research.
- The investigation of applications and complaints referred to it under the Act.
- Such other functions as the Minister may from time to time confer or impose on it.