Laboratory animal resources (laboratory animal, resources originated from experimentally induced laboratory animals)
LABORATORY ANIMAL ACT (18 page(s), in Korean)
The proposed amendments to the "LABORATORY ANIMAL ACT" are as stated below:
a) A person who intends to acquire laboratory animal resources collected and being preserved by the Laboratory Animal Resources Bank (LAREB) shall obtain an approval from the Minister of Food and Drug Safety.
b) A person who intends to bring the laboratory animal resources to outside of Korea that are listed as the ones that need to be approved by the Minister of Food and Drug Safety for the transfer shall obtain such an approval. - A person who intends to bring the laboratory animal resources to overseas that are regulated by the Presidential Decree to be taken out of the country including introduced species shall report to and get an approval by the Minister of Food and Drug Safety prior to the transfer.
c) A person who has been approved to acquire laboratory animal resources by any dishonest means or uses the animal resources not in line with its intended purposes could be subject to revocation of the approval and required to return the resources.