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Primates

Volume 485: debated on Wednesday 17 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs whether codes of conduct on the treatment of primates are under consideration by his Department. (243529)

I can confirm that it is DEFRA’s intention, in line with commitments made to Parliament, to make a code of practice under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 on the private keeping of primates.