Legislation and Committees

  • The Animal House operates in accordance with the Presidential Decree 56/2013 (in harmonization with the Directive 2010/63/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes). Animal House structure and functions are in line with the FELASA recommendations.

  • Relevant legislation:
    • The Presidential Decree 56/2013 on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes.
    • The Commission Recommendation 2007/526/EC on guidelines for the accommodation and care of animals used for experimental and other scientific purposes.

    • The Commission Implementing Decision 2012/70/EU.

    • The Ministerial Decision No 38639/2017/21-09-2005 on the deliberate release into the environment of genetically modified organisms, which is the implementation of the Directive 2001/18/EC.

  • The Facilities are registered by the Official Veterinary Service of the Prefecture of Athens as Breeding, Supplying and Experimental Establishment in accordance to the National Legislation, under the Code Numbers EL 09 BIO 04, EL 09 BIO 06, EL 09 BIO 05, respectively.

  • Further to the relative legislation, the Animal House operates in compliance with the BSRC "Alexander Fleming" Animal House Regulation (03/2020) and standard operating procedures.

  • Protocol Evaluation Committee of BSRC "Alexander Fleming".

  • Animal Welfare Body of BSRC "Alexander Fleming".

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