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Non-Regulated Procedures

Where research projects involve animals, these projects may be considered under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986. ASPA regulates procedures that are carried out on ‘protected animals (any living vertebrate, other than man, and any living cephalopod) for scientific or educational purposes that may cause pain, suffering, distress or lasting harm. Where research is not regulated, Ethical review by an Animal Welfare and Ethical Review Body AWERB includes review of Non-Regulated procedures; in the UK, Overseas and for teaching purposes. The University of Cambridge Animal Welfare Policy and Working with animals in the UK, EU and overseas Overseeing animal research | University of Cambridge are stipulated in this process.

Non-Regulated Procedure form

Non-regulated use of animals for teaching purposes

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