Celeste Black appointed to the Animal Research Review Panel

5 May 2010

Senior Lecturer, Celeste Black has been appointed by the NSW Government to the Animal Research Review Panel (ARRP), on nomination by the Animal Societies' Federation.

The ARRP is a 12 member panel established under the NSW Animal Research Act that has the role of monitoring animal research in NSW, where the Panel's responsibilities include overseeing the effectiveness and efficiency of the legislation, evaluating the compliance of individuals and institutions with the legislation and investigating complaints.
Celeste is a member of the Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law and the Law School's Climate Law and Policy Group.

Celeste teaches a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate units in income tax law.

In the tax area, her research interests include the interaction between taxation law and policy and environmental policy, with particular emphasis on the taxation implications of emissions trading schemes, and the taxation treatment of employee remuneration.

In 2009, Celeste delivered the Law School's first Animal Law unit as an undergraduate elective.

Her research interests in relation to animal law include the place of animals in relation to the concept of charities, live export and the interaction between WTO law and animal welfare standards.

Contact: Greg Sherington

Phone: +61 2 9351 0202

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