The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the law on the protection of animals in animal protection laws of the Republic of Latvia (Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 2000, no. 2; 2002; 2003, 2, no, no. 6, 16; 2005, nr. 10, 3. No; 2007; 2008, no. 3, 2009, no. 21; Latvian journal 62, 2010., nr. 205.; 2012, 50 no; 2014, 123. No.) the amendments are as follows: 1. Article 1: expressions of paragraph 8 by the following: ' 8) experimental animal keeper: a person who cultivates this law, animals referred to in annex for use in procedures or for the use of tissues or organs for scientific purposes or primarily grown for these purposes to other animals, gaining or not gaining profit from it; " make the following point 15:15): "the animal's invasive or non-invasive use of any experimental or other scientific purposes, with known or unknown outcome, or educational purposes, which may cause the animal pain, suffering, discomfort or long-lasting damage that resembles what causes the needle to enter under the veterinary practice, or exceed it. This includes any activities that cause or may cause the animal's birth or hatching, or new genetically modified animal line creation and maintenance in such circumstances, does not extend to killing only to use their organs or tissues. " 2. To make article 4, first paragraph, paragraph 10 by the following: ' 10), the animal causing it to perform actions that are not specific to the animals concerned, the natural environment, and exceeds its natural ability, as well as be harmful to animal health and cause suffering; " 3. Article 10: turn off the "c" in paragraph 4, the words "under the pilot project"; turn off paragraph 15; Add to article 24 as follows: "24) State fees and the procedure for the authorisation of the person responsible for the trial, the trial and the trial of those involved in the monitoring of the animals." 4. Express article 17 (1) of the following: 1) use to work on the traction power (except dogs special traces); ". 5. Express article 23 by the following: ' article 23. A person may be used for sports, work or amusement animal if it is familiar with and comply with the relevant animal species, keeping, training, and the use of appropriate legislation on animal welfare requirements, sports, work and amusement for holding animals, training and use of the competitions, work or amusement. " 6. Supplement with 23.1 and 23.2 of chapter V article as follows: "article 23.1. The user of the test animal procedures instead of always, when possible, using scientifically satisfactory method or testing strategy that is not associated with the use of live animals.
23.2 article. Experimental animal breeders, suppliers and users improved animal breeding, housing, care and the methods to be used in procedures to eliminate or reduce to a minimum any possible pain, suffering, discomfort or lasting harm to animals. " 7. Express article 24, paragraph 2 as follows: "2) live animals, if the desired results in the European Union, to be used for scientific purposes in the field of animal protection is recognized by another scientific method or testing strategy and legislation to be used for scientific purposes in the field of animal protection, prohibiting certain types of methods, not otherwise specified;". 8. Express article 25 (3) as follows: "3) medicine, food, feed and other substances or products of the development, production or the quality, efficacy and safety inspection in paragraph 2 of this article in these purposes;". 9. in article 26.1: make the third paragraph as follows: "(3) the pilot project allows food and veterinary service issued 40 working days after the receipt of all necessary documents, prepared in accordance with the laws and requirements which completely laws contained the required information. The authorization may be extended once for a period of up to 15 working days if this is justified by the complexity of the pilot project or multidisciplinary nature. "; to supplement the article with the fourth and fifth by the following: "(4) the authorisation of the pilot project is a free service. (5) the amount and payment procedures for the authorization of the pilot project, and restore, as well as the amount and payment procedures for the evaluation of the pilot project needed experts (researchers) Association is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. " 10. Add to article 27 at the word "wild" with the words "amphibians, reptiles". 11. To supplement the law with article 27.1 the following: ' article 27.1. Wild species of animals (both wild and captive-bred) forbidden to train and be used as amusement and animal show as public amusement. " 12. transitional provisions be supplemented with 18, 19 and 20 the following: "Amendment 18 article 10 of this law on the exclusion of paragraph 15 shall enter into force on January 1, 2018. 19. Article 10 of this law, paragraph 24, and the fourth part of article 26.1 shall enter into force on January 1, 2018. 20. Article 10 of this law, paragraph 24 and the fifth subparagraph of article 26.1 of these provisions, the Cabinet of Ministers issued up to 31 December 2017. " 13. To supplement the law with the annex by the following: "animal protection law annex animal species, which allowed to use procedures only if they raised the animals in a breeding establishment. p. k. Species Latin name 1. Mouse Mus muscul 2. Rat Ratt norvegicus 3. Guinea pig is 4. Cavi porcell The Golden Hamster of Mesocricet auratus 5. Chinese hamster Cricetul griseus 6. The sand mouse of the Merion unguiculata 7. The rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus 8. The dog Canis familiar by 9. Cat Felis cat 10. Primates of all species, except the genus of 11 human primates. Frog Xenop (laevis, tropical) Rana (temporari, pipiens) 12. Zebrafish Danio rerio "law the Parliament adopted 15 June 2017. The President r. vējonis Riga 2017. June 29