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

Law on the care of animals in farming, transport, slaughter and experiment
Ley 32/2007 para el cuidado de los animales, en su explotación, transporte, experimentación y sacrificio

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Civil Code of Catalonia
Art. 511-1 (3):
The animals, which are not considered as things, are under the special protection of the laws.
Only apply to them the rules of goods in accordance with their nature.
(unofficial translation)

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