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Animal Protection Laws
We in India are lucky to have one of the most comprehensive set of animal protection laws in the world. Enshrined in the Indian constitution, Article 51 (G) states the following:
"It shall be the duty of every citizen of India to protect and improve the natural environment including forests, lakes, rivers and wild life, and to have compassion for living creatures."
Keeping constitutional provision in view, important animal protection laws that have been enacted.
Source: AWBI (Animal Welfare Board of India)
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Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Establishment and Regulation of Societies for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) Rules, 2001
Proper implementation of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Regulation of Live stock Market) Rule, 2017
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