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Order No. 1302 on slaughtering and killing of animals.

Country
Type of law
Regulation
Source

Abstract
The Order applies to the slaughter and killing of animals bred or kept for the production of food, wool, skin, fur and other products (including horses, dogs and cats) and ses regulations with regard to ethics and animal welfare, including killings for religious ritual purposes - which activities shall, prior to the killings to the Danish AgriFish Agency. Non-compliance shall be punished with 4 months imprisonment.
The Order consists of 5 Chapters: Scope and definitions (1); General provisions (2); Slaughter and killing externally from slaughterhouses (3); Slaughter for religious rituals (4); Penalties and entry into force (5).
Date of text
Entry into force notes
Entry into force on 1 January 2013.
Repealed
Yes
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
Bekendtg relse om slagtning og aflivning af dyr.