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Standards relating to the slaughter of horses

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Laura Cheshire
PO Box 1140

Total Signatures - 163

Sponsoring Member: Dr Alex Douglas MP

Posting Date: 28/03/2014

Closing Date: 25/07/2014

Tabled Date: 5/08/2014

Responded By: Hon John McVeigh MP on 28/08/2014

TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland

Queensland residents draws to the attention of the House the vague guidelines regarding the standards for the slaughtering of horses.


Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to implement regulations with minimum standards, including a captive bolt and solid kill pen at least 20 metres from other horses.