The Australia New Zealand Intervarsity Moot on Animal Law (ANIMAL) is hosted by The Animal Law Institute and sponsored by Voiceless the animal protection institute. ANIMAL is one of the largest student moots in Australia and New Zealand and it is the only animal law moot for Australian and New Zealand law students. The competition is open to any student currently enrolled in a law degree in Australia or New Zealand. Teams can consist of either 2 or 3 individuals. In 2015, ANIMAL was held at the University of Melbourne. In 2014, ANIMAL was held at Bond University.
ANIMAL 2016 was hosted by Flinders University, Adelaide (Grand Final winners of ANIMAL 2015) over the weekend of 17 - 18 September 2016. The winners of the event were Bond University.
Key Dates for ANIMAL 2017
Registrations closed for early bird registrations: 9 June 2017
All registrations closed: 21 July 2017
Moot problem released: 11 August 2017 at 5 pm
Submissions due: 8 September 2017 at 9 am
Mooters receive opposing teams' submissions for round 1: 14 September 2017 at 5 pm
Registrations for ANIMAL 2017 are now closed.
The Competition Rules for ANIMAL 2017 can be accessed here.
A full program will be released shortly.
Should you have any questions you can contact our ANIMAL Co-ordinator, Chelsea, at firstname.lastname@example.org.