Strategy, standards and regulations

Animal welfare standards and guidelines are developed and adopted for all keepers of animals. A national strategy for implementation of animal welfare standards developed.

Activity 2.1.1. Using best practice from EU Member States to develop standards that meet EU requirements on animal welfare.
Method:
The activity will include meetings with the BC leading staff of the project and with the personal responsible for the implementation of the animal welfare legislation. This will lead to a detailed analysis of regulatory framework of the animal welfare legislation.

Through this activity detailed analysis of Serbian legislation will be done and compliance to EU legislation on animal welfare assessed and tables of correspondence prepared according to the EU Legislation as mentioned under Article 2 acquis.

Activity 2.1.2. Animal welfare – Develop system for implementation of the animal welfare standards across the entire supply chain, in particular for the following individuals and organizations: Those involved in keeping animals, Veterinary inspectors (farm, transport and slaughterhouse inspectors), those involved in transporting live animals.
Method:
The activity will include meetings with the BC leading staff of the project and staff dealing with animal welfare. MS experts will share experience in preparation of animal welfare standards

This will lead to:

- Development system for implementation of the animal welfare standards for the individuals and organizations involved in keeping animals, transporting live animals and animals used for experimental and other scientific purposes

- Develop strategy for implementation of the animal welfare control system for the Veterinary inspectors.

Activity 2.1.3. Animal welfare – draft strategy for implementing standards and regulation on animal welfare. Identify priorities for action, time frames, and responsibilities.
Method:
The activity will include meetings with the BC leading staff of the project and staff dealing with animal welfare. MS experts will share experience in preparation of animal welfare standards

This will lead to drafting strategy for implementing standards and regulation on animal welfare setting up priorities for action, time frames, and responsibilities.