NAEAC publications

NAEAC has published a range of guidelines to help animal ethics committees and those using animals for research, testing and teaching.


Guidelines

Adequate Monitoring - NAEAC Guidelines for Animal Ethics Committees

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AECS’ use of teleconferencing to assess protocols - NAEAC Guidelines

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Application templates used by Animal Ethics Committees - NAEAC Guidelines

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Avoiding Duplication - NAEAC Guidelines

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Emergency Management - NAEAC Guidelines

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Formation and use of subcommittees by animal ethics committees - NAEAC guidelines

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Good Practice Guide for the use of animals in research, testing and teaching

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Guide for Lay Members of Animal Ethics Committees 2007 Lay Members

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Guide to the Preparation of Codes of Ethical Conduct

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Guidelines for the Welfare of Livestock from which Blood is Harvested for Commercial and Research Purposes

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NAWAC guideline 01: Approach to consideration of draft codes of welfare

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NAWAC guideline 02: Dealing with practices which might be inconsistent with the spirit of the Animal Welfare Act

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NAWAC guideline 03: Setting minimum standards where section 73(3) applies [Revoked]

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NAWAC guideline 04: Process for the development of codes of welfare

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NAWAC guideline 05: Role of science in setting animal welfare standards

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NAWAC guideline 06: Wider issues relevant to setting minimum standards

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NAWAC guideline 07: Taking account of society’s ethical values, technical viewpoints and public opinion

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NAWAC guideline 08: Balancing animal welfare needs

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NAWAC guideline 09: Assessing the welfare performance of restraining and kill traps

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NAWAC guideline 10: Phasing out one animal management system in favour of another

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NAWAC guideline 11: Principles of consultation

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NAWAC guideline 12: Prioritisation framework

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NAWAC guideline 13: Recommending regulations where section 183A(2) applies

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NAWAC guideline 14: Determining level of intervention

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Site Visit - NAEAC Guidelines

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Policies

Commercial Cloning - NAEAC Policy

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Policy

Conflict of Interest - NAEAC Policy

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Interpretation of Scientific Community - NAEAC Policy

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Killing as a Manipulation - NAEAC Policy

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Production of Genetically Modified Animals - NAEAC Policy

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Providing Assistance to New Animal Ethics Committees - NAEAC Policy

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Which Animal Ethics Committees should Assume the Approval Role - NAEAC Policy

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Occasional papers

NAEAC also publishes occasional papers on topics of interest to the public and those involved in research, testing and teaching.

Paper 12 (October 2015) The blind leading the blind: animal facility staff and researchers working together to reduce bias in animal research

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Technical paper

Paper 11 (September 2015) Use of animals in the registration of veterinary medicine products in New Zealand

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Technical paper

Paper 10 (February 2014): How to improve housing conditions of laboratory animals: The possibilities of environmental refinement

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Technical paper

Paper 9 (August 2012): Ensuring regulatory compliance in the use of animals in science in New Zealand – the review process

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Technical paper

Paper 8 (August 2012): Research on Vertebrate Pesticides and Traps: Do Wild Animals Benefit?

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Technical paper

Paper 7 (April 2011): Avoiding duplication of research involving animals

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Technical paper

Paper 6 (March 2011): Planning for refinement and reduction

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Technical paper

Paper 5 (October 2010): Monitoring methods for animal ethics committee

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Technical paper

Paper 4 (October 2009): Compliance monitoring: The University of Auckland approach

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Technical paper

Paper 3 (October 2009): Regulation of animal use in research, testing and teaching: Comparison of New Zealand and European legislation

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Technical paper

Paper 2 (April 2009): Regulation of animal use in research, testing and teaching in New Zealand – the black, the white and the grey

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Paper 1 (September 2008): Underreporting of the Three Rs deployment that occurs during the planning of protocols that precedes their submission to animal ethics committees

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