This page provides access to laws, regulations, policies, guidelines, and codes of practice from governments and professional organizations outside the United States.

Federal Administration. Federal Veterinary Office.

In German.  Swiss legislation on the protection of animals serves to ensure animal welfare and regulates the way humans behave towards animals. Provides links to forms and ethical principles for animal experimentation as well as to the law and associated ordinances.

Biosecurity New Zealand.

Links to the full text of the 1999 Animal Welfare Act as well as guides which provide background information about the Act.

Biosecurity New Zealand.

These Codes and recommendations establish best practices to ensure high standards of animal care, while also outlining the minimum acceptable standards of care for animals in New Zealand.