Code of Practice for the Keeping of Racing Greyhounds

The Code of Practice for the keeping of Racing Greyhounds (the Code) was approved by the Minister for Agriculture on 23 April 2018 and came into effect on 1 January 2020.

A copy of the final Code, together with a set of FAQs, helpful infographics and toolkit documents can be downloaded below:

Frequently asked questions


Toolkit documents

Questions about the Code

For further information, call 136 186 or email:

Consultation on the draft Code

A Regulatory Impact Statement was developed to accompany the draft Code prior to its release for public comment on 14 June 2017. A letter of adequacy was also provided by the Commission for Better Regulation on 3 March 2017.

Copies of the Regulatory Impact Statement, letter of adequacy and other relevant documents can be downloaded below:

A statement of reasons addressing key issues raised in the public submissions and resulting changes to the Code can be downloaded:

Page last updated: 24 Aug 2020