[The Animal Health and Welfare Law: the veterinary statement as evidence and the role of veterinarians in legal procedures].

  • R van Wessum
  • Published 2001 in Tijdschrift voor diergeneeskunde


Every veterinarian can be confronted with the request from a law enforcement agency to conduct a veterinary examination based on the Animal Health and Welfare Act and to produce a written report of that examination. This Veterinary Statement can be used in court. The Veterinary Statement is an important piece of evidence, so it should be formulated with… (More)