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

India

 

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act

Adopted in:

1960


Consolidated in:

1982


 

Constitution of India

Adopted in:

1950


Principle:

Compassion


Provision:

51 A. "It shall be the duty of every citizen of India [...] (g) to protect and improve the natural environment including forests, lakes, rivers and wild life, and to have compassion for living creatures.""


 

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