Code of Practice for the Operation of Breeding and Rearing Businesses (Revision 1)
The Revised Code now applies
The new Code came into effect on Friday 11 April 2014.
All businesses need to be fully compliant with the Revised Code – except where a business has agreed conditions on their registration with council. All businesses are encouraged to talk with their local council on achieving compliance with the code.
Accessing the Revised Code
A PDF and a Word version of the finalised Revised Code are available for download below:
Please note that while the above documents have the same content, the Revised Code published in the Victoria Government Gazette is the legal formatted document for use by enforcement agencies. The Gazetted version of the Code of Practice for the Operation of Breeding and Rearing Businesses (Revision 1) can be accessed with the following instructions:
- Go to the Victorian Government Gazette website http://www.gazette.vic.gov.au
- In the quick search box on the top right corner, type in "S117"
- Click on the link "Special Gazette Number S117 Dated 11 April 2014"
The Gazetted Code can be printed off the Victorian Government Gazette website for private use. However it is copyrighted and cannot be distributed. To order hardcopies of the Gazetted Code at a cost of $12.90 each (excluding postage), contact the Victorian Government Gazette using the following details:
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 03 8523 4601
Tool kit for the Revised Code
The tool kit provides businesses and enforcement officers with guides and templates relevant to the Revised Code.
Factsheets for the Revised Code