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News Media releases ‘Wellington High Court finds farrowing crate minimum standards unlawful’

‘Wellington High Court finds farrowing crate minimum standards unlawful’

November 13th, 2020

In a Judgement released today, the High Court has ruled the Minister of Agriculture and the National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC) have acted illegally when they failed to phase out the farming practice farrowing crates for mother pigs. The ruling relied on NAWAC’s own internal view that farrowing crates were inconsistent with the Animal Welfare Act 1999.

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