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Farm Animal Welfare Advisory Council

From: Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

The main functions of the Farm Animal Welfare Advisory Council are:

  • To publish reports and opinions advising the Minister on specific topics
  • To provide a forum for different interest groups to meet, exchange divergent views and reach consensus on the broad mandate of challenges facing farm animal welfare
  • To build relationships so that all members have a common purpose and share the view that animal welfare is an issue of very high importance