Animal Experimentation Criteria Regulation - Tvkkv

Original Language Title: Tierversuchs-Kriterienkatalog-Verordnung – TVKKV

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460. Regulation of the Federal Minister for science, research and industry establishing a criteria catalogue to the objectification of the harm-benefit analysis of animals (animal experimentation criteria regulation - TVKKV)

According to the animal experiments Act 2012 (TVG 2012), Federal Law Gazette I no. 114/2012, in particular its section 26 para 2 Z 8, § 29 par. 2 Nos. 4 and section 43 paragraph 3, is prescribed:


§ 1 subject matter of this regulation is to establish a criteria catalogue to the objectification of the damage and benefit analysis of animal testing within the meaning of § 29 par. 2 Z 4 TVG 2012.

Catalogue of criteria

§ 2. The criteria for the objectification of the harm / benefit analysis includes the information in accordance with the annex.

The harm benefit analysis

3. (1) the authority shall on the basis of the proposal referred to in section 26 TVG 2012 fair, filled out criteria for making an objectified harm-benefit analysis of the project, taking into account ethical considerations.

(2) in the case of the harm benefit analysis may be the authority of an expert or commissions in accordance with § 36 2012 use TVG. When setting up committees in accordance with § the authority has 36 TVG 2012 as far as possible, persons with expertise in the field of animal, to involve medical or research ethics.

Implementation note

§ 4. With this regulation, the directive is 2010/63/EC on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes, OJ No. L 276 of 10 p. 33, in particular, its article 38 para 2 lit. d, transposed into Austrian law.

Transitional provision

§ 5. According to § 42 para 7 TVG 2012 are completed criteria six months from the publication referred to in section 31 (4) TVG 2012 application requirement according to section 26 para 2 Z 8 TVG 2012.

Entry into force

§ 6. This Regulation shall enter into force 1 January 2016.




Catalogue of criteria