Owners’ informed consent for a necropsy of a companion animal as a conflict-reducing mean in the veterinary practice
 
Więcej
Ukryj
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Department of Pathophysiology, Forensic Veterinary Medicine and Administration University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland
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Department Cryminology and Crimanalistics, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland
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Centre for Veterinary Sciences, Nicolaus Copernicus University
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Department of Criminal Proceedings and executive criminal law University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland
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Institute of Political Science, Uniwersytet Warmińsko-Mazurski w Olsztynie
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Department of Pathophysiology, Forensic Veterinary Medicine and Administration Uniwersytet Warmińsko-Mazurski w Olsztynie
AUTOR DO KORESPONDENCJI
Ireneusz Sołtyszewski   

Department Cryminology and Crimanalistics, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland
Data nadesłania: 21-02-2020
Data ostatniej rewizji: 23-09-2020
Data akceptacji: 04-11-2020
Data publikacji: 18-01-2021
 
JoMS 2020;45(2):121–141
 
SŁOWA KLUCZOWE
DZIEDZINY
STRESZCZENIE ARTYKUŁU
Objectives:
The authors’ aim is not only to extend research, but also to assist in problem-solving actions in every-day veterinary practice.

Material and methods:
Legal and moral norms related to veterinary necrops and the consent of the owners were analyzed according to literary, teleological and comparative interpretation methods.

Results:
Professional ethical norms in connection with the civil law are ius semidispositivum (semiimperativum), the parties may regulate their rights and obligations in a manner different from the statutory provisions, if such changes are more favorable, e.g. provide higher ethical standards, strengthen ownership rights, and intensify animal protection.

Conclusions:
The case of any the diagnostic section (different from the forensic veterinary necropsies carried out at the ordinance of the court, prosecutor or the police, and administrative-sanitary necropsies), the veterinary surgeon is required to obtain the owner’s express, informed consent, preferably in written.

 
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