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Act no. 246/1992 on the protection of animals against cruelty.

Country/Territory
Czechia
Document type
Legislation
Date
1992 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Collection of Laws 246/1992
Subject
Livestock, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Basic legislation Animal welfare Slaughtering Institution
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
This Act entered into force on 29 May 1992.
Abstract

The aim of this Act is to protect animals, which are alive beings able to feel pain and suffer, from the cruelty, harming of their health and their putting to death without a reason. The present Act is composed of the following Sections: General provisions (Sec. 1); Protection of animals during putting to death, usage of narcosis and protection of animals during public appearances (Sec. 2); Protection of animals during transport (Sec. 3); Protection of livestock and wild animals (Sec. 4); Protection of experimental animals (Sec. 5); Authorities of animals protection (Sec. 6); Offences (Sec. 7); Final provisions (Sec. 8).

Full text
Czech
Website
www.zakonyprolidi.cz

References - Legislation

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