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Schleswig-Holstein

Animal Welfare Officer: Exemption

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

Bodies responsible for certain institutions must appoint an animal welfare officer and notify the competent authority of the appointment (animal welfare officer - notification).

If you want to appoint an animal welfare officer who does not have a university degree in veterinary medicine, medicine or biology (specialising in zoology), you need an exemption from the competent authority.


Who should I contact?

To the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Areas, Europe and Consumer Protection (MLLEV).

Which documents are required?

The notification must be accompanied by documents showing that the conditions have been fulfilled and information on the position and powers of the animal welfare officer.

What are the fees?

The permit is subject to a fee. The fees are determined according to the respective cost or fee schedule.

In Schleswig-Holstein, a fee of 15.00 to 51.00 euros is charged in accordance with the State Ordinance on Administrative Fees. Detailed information on this can be obtained from the competent authority.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

There are no deadlines; however, animal experiments may only be carried out if an animal welfare officer has been appointed.

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The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Who should I contact?

To the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Areas, Europe and Consumer Protection (MLLEV).

Which documents are required?

The notification must be accompanied by documents showing that the conditions have been fulfilled and information on the position and powers of the animal welfare officer.

What are the fees?

The permit is subject to a fee. The fees are determined according to the respective cost or fee schedule.

In Schleswig-Holstein, a fee of 15.00 to 51.00 euros is charged in accordance with the State Ordinance on Administrative Fees. Detailed information on this can be obtained from the competent authority.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

There are no deadlines; however, animal experiments may only be carried out if an animal welfare officer has been appointed.

Legal basis

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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