• The German animal welfare act
    Animal welfare act
    In Germany animals have rights, too. Research with animals is closely monitored.
  • The review process for animal research
    The review process
    Animal research can be carried out only after an application has passed a multiple-stage review...
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Monitoring Compliance with the Animal Welfare Act

The Max Planck Institute makes sure that all of its experiments adhere strictly to the Animal Welfare Act. Compliance is documented by regular inspections by the state regulatory agencies and constant monitoring by animal welfare officers on site.