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

India
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act
Adopted in:
1960
Consolidated in:
1982

English version

 

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.""

English version

 

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