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

France
Penal Code, Art. 521-1 & 521-2
Adopted in:
1992
Last amended:
5 oct. 2006

Official original version

 

French Civil Code
Provision:
Art. 515-14: “Animals are living beings gifted with sentience. Subject to the laws that protect the animals, they are subjected to the regime of goods.” (Unofficial translation in English)

Code civil
Art. 515-14 :
Les animaux sont des êtres vivants doués de sensibilité. Sous réserve des lois qui les protègent, les animaux sont soumis au régime des biens.

Original version

 

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