List of Laboratory Animal Cases

List of Laboratory Animal Cases in United Kingdom

  • Air India v Wiggins [1980] 2 All ER 593
  • Benjamin v Storr (1874) LR 9 CP 400
  • Blyth v Birmingham Waterworks Co (1856) 11 Ex 781
  • Bonnington Castings Ltd v Wardlow (1956) All ER 615
  • British Airways Board v Wiggins (1977) 2 All ER 1068
  • British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection v Royal College of Surgeons (1985) Unreported 5, 114
  • Donoghue v Stevenson [1932] AC 562
  • Farrer v Nelson (1885) 15 QBD 258; 52 LT 766
  • ‘It’s a Dog’s Life’ case (1997) APC Report, 1997
  • Jaundrill v Gillett (1996) The Times, 16 January 1996
  • Leeman v Montague (1936) 2 All ER 1677
  • Lord Advocate v Bairden (1998) The Herald, 15 July 1998
  • McQuaker v Goddard [1940] 1 All ER 471
  • R v Arbrath (1876) BMJ 1876 (ii) 545
  • Rowley v Murphy (1964) 1 All ER 50
  • RSPCA v Yorke (1913) The Times, 29 May 1914
  • Rylands v Fletcher (1866) LR 3 HL 330
  • Victoria Street Society v Ferrier (1881) BMJ 1881 836–842
  • Weller and Co v Foot and Mouth Disease Research Institute [1965] 3 All ER 560
  • Wrongful Supply of Rabbits 1991 APC Report 1991


See Also

  • List of Laboratory Animal Legislation
  • Animal Law
  • Laboratory Animal Law

Further Reading

  • Animal Procedures Committee Annual Reports 1989 to 2005. HMSO, London.
  • Animal Procedures Committee (2002) Report on the Use of Primates under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act (1986) – Analysis of Current Trends with Particular Reference to Regulatory Toxicology. APC, London.
  • Barclay, R.J., Herbert, W.J. & Poole, T.B. (1988) The Disturbance Index: A Behavioural
  • Brooman, S. & Legge, D. (1997) Law Relating to Animals. Cavendish Publishing, London.
  • Cooper, M. (1987) An Introduction to Animal Law. Academic Press, London.
  • Dolan, K. & Tobin, S. (1994) The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act, Resource Book for Personal Licence Holders. Spot on Training, London.
  • Fraser, A.F. & Broom, D.M. (1990) Farm Animal Behaviour and Welfare. Baillière Tindall, London.
  • Biomedical Research. The Royal Society of Medicine Press, London.
  • Home Office (1998) Survey of Welfare Standards for Dogs within Designated Establishments. The Stationery Office, London.
  • Home Office (2002) Guidance Note: Non-Rodent Selection in Pharmaceutical Toxicology. Home
  • House of Lords (2002) Select Committee on Animals in Scientific Procedures Report. HMSO,
  • Bred for Scientific Purposes, LABA (n.p.)
  • LAVA (1998) The Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966 and the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 – a conflict of legislative requirements. LAVA Position Paper, LAVA, London.
  • Lund, V. (1997) ‘Postgraduate teaching in farm animal welfare and ethics’. Animal Welfare 6: 105–21.
  • Moss, Arthur M. (1961) Valiant Crusader. The History of the RSPCA. Cassell, London.
  • PCD Circulars (2000–2006) Letters to Certificate Holders containing topical information on A(SP)A matters. Home Office, London.
  • RCVS (1999) Legislation Affecting the Veterinary Profession in the UK. Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, London.
  • Russell, W.M.S. and Burch, R.L. (1992) The Principles of Humane Experimental Technique. UFAW, South Mimms.
  • Short, D. & Woodnott, D. (1978) The IAT Manual of Laboratory Animal Practice and Techniques. Granada Publishing Ltd, London.
  • UFAW (ed T.B. Poole) (1999) Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory Animals, 7th edn. Blackwell Science, Oxford.
  • Animal Procedures Committee Cambridge/BUAV (2006) Report of Working Group 2005. APC, London.
  • Animal Procedures Committee (2003) Review of Cost-Benefit Assessment in the Use of Animals in Research. APC, London.
  • Method of Assessing the Severity of Common Laboratory Procedures on Rodents. UFAW, Potters Bar
  • Charter on Licensing and Inspection, replacing the Code of Practice for Licensing and Inspection under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act (2000). HMSO, London.
  • Council of Europe (1986) European Convention for the Protection of Vertebrate Animals used for Experimental and other Scientific Purposes. Strasbourg: Council of Europe. (Obtainable: HMSO).
  • European Community (1986) Council Directive 86/609/EEC on the approximation of laws, regulations and administrative provisions of Member States regarding the protection of animals used for experimental and other scientific purposes. OJL.358.
  • GLP Pocket Book (1999) MHRA Publications, 1 Nine Elms Lane, London SW8 5NQ.
  • Hills, A. (2005) Do Animals Have Rights? Icon Books, Cambridge.
  • Home Office (2000) A Supplementary Note by the Chief Inspector on the Ethical Review Process. Home Office, London.
  • Home Office (2002) Supplementary Guidance on Education and Training PPL Applications.
  • International Air Transport Association (IATA) Live Animal Regulations 1998, 25th edn. IATA, Montreal and Geneva.
  • LaFollette, H. & Shanks, N. (1996) Dilemmas of Animal Experimentation. Routledge,
  • LAVA (2001) Guidance on the Discharge of Animals from the A(SP)A. Obtainable from Agenda Resource Management, PO Box 24, Hull HU1 28Y.
  • Lynam, Shevawn (1975) Humanity Dick. A Biography of Richard Martin M.P. 1754–1834. Hamish Hamilton, London.
  • Moss, R. (1991) Europe Animal Welfare Concern and Chaos. UFAW, Potters Bar.
  • Phillips, M.T. & Sechzer, J.A. (1989) Animal Research and Ethical Conflict. An Analysis of the Scientific Literature. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.
  • Revision of Directive 86/609/EEC, Report of Sub-Group (2003). European Commission.
  • Ryder, Richard D. (1975) Victims of Science. Davis-Poynter, London.
  • Singer, P. (1992) Applied Ethics. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • United Kingdom Coordinating Committee on Cancer Research (UK CCCR) (1988)
  • Animal Procedures Committee (2006) Acceptance of Overseas Centres Supplying Non-Human Primates to UK Laboratories. APC, London.
  • Animal Welfare – Human Rights: Protecting People from Animal Rights Extremists (2004). Home
  • Burnett, S.W. (2007) Manual of Animal Technology. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford.
  • Code of Practice for the Housing and Care of Animals in Designated Breeding and Supplying Establishments (1995). HMSO, London.
  • Council of Europe Working Party (2004) Draft Guidelines for Accommodation and Care of Animals (ETS N° 123). Council of Europe, Strasbourg.
  • European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries Associations and European Centre for the Validation of Alternative Methods (2001) Good Practice Guide to the Administration of Substances and Removal of Blood. Journal of Applied Toxicology 21: 15–23.
  • Gordon, S., Wallace, J., Cool, A. et al. (1997) Reduction of exposure to laboratory animal allergens in the workplace. Clinical Experimental Allergy 27: 744–51.
  • Hollands, Clive (1980) Compassion is the Bugler. The Struggle for Animal Rights. MacDonald, Edinburgh.
  • Home Office (2000) Guidance on the Operation of A(SP)A 1986. HMSO London.
  • Home Office (2003) Guidance Notes on Water and Food Restriction. Home Office, London.
  • International Network for Humane Education (InterNICHE) (2003) ‘From Guinea Pig to Computer Mouse’
  • Langley, G. (1989) Animal Experimentation: The Consensus Changes. Macmillan Press, Basingstoke.
  • Lembeck, F. (1989) Scientific Alternatives to Animal Experiments. Ellis Horwood, Chichester.
  • MacDonald, Melody (1994) Caught in the Act: The Feldberg Investigation. Jon Carpenter, Oxford.
  • Nuffield Council on Bioethics (2005) The Ethics of Research Involving Animals (report). London.
  • Poole, T. (1997) Happy animals make good science. Laboratory Animals 31: 116–24.
  • Rollins, B. (1989) The Unheeded Cry. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Sainsbury, D. (1991) Farm Animal Welfare: Cattle, Pigs and Poultry. Blackwell Science, Oxford.
  • Smith, J.A. & Boyd, K.M. (1991) Lives in the Balance. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Guidelines for the Welfare of Animals in Experimental Neoplasia. UK CCCR, London.

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