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Animal laws at national level - Brazil
(anti-cruelty, protection and welfare)

Brazil
Federal Decree on Anti-Cruelty
Decreto Lei N° 24645

Adopted in:
1934

Official original version
English version

 

Wild animals protection
LEI Nº 9.605

Adopted in:
1998

Original version

 

Scientific use of animals
LEI Nº 11.794

Adopted in:
2008

Original version

 

Scientific use of animals
DECRETO Nº 6.899

Adopted in:
2009

Original version

 

Constitution of the Federative Republic of Brazil
Adopted in:
1988
Principle:
Non-cruelty
Provision:
Art.225, §1, VII:
"Protect the fauna and the flora, with prohibition, by the manner prescribed by law, of all practices which represent a risk to their ecological function, cause the extinction of species or subject animals to cruelty."

English version

 

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