Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986

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Question to the Home Office:

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she plans to publish the Government response to the consultation on the review of section 24 of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986, published in May 2014.


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Victoria Atkins
Minister for Afghan resettlement
This question was answered on 9th November 2020

The government is actively working on publishing the response to the consultation on the review of Section 24 of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986, and it will be published in due course.

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