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Protection of Animals Act (No. 344 of 2005).

Country
Type of law
Legislation
Date of original text
Source

Abstract
The Act provides for the supervision of the treatment of animals by the police and regulation-making powers of the Minister of Justice and lays down general principles for the treatment and killing of animals. The Act provides for the establishment of the Animal Ethics Council which shall advise the Minister of Justice on further regulation under this Act.
The Act consists of 10 Chapters: General Provisions (1); Killings, mutilations and the like (2); Show and sale (3); Supervision (4); Animal Ethics Council (5); Specific advice concerning animal welfare issues (6); Council for teams of special animals (6a); Administrative regulations (7); Penalties, fees (8); Entry into force and transitional provisions (9).
Date of consolidation/reprint
Notes
Consolidated version of Act No. 386 of 6 June 1991.The Act does not apply to Greenland nor the Faroe Islands.
Repealed
Yes
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
Dyreværnsloven.
Implements