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The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act,1960

The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act,1960






1 Short title, extent and commencement
2 Definitions
3 Duties of persons having charge of animals
4 Establishment of Animal Welfare Board of India
5 Constitution of the Board
5A Reconstitution of the Board
6 Terms of office and conditions of service of Members of the Board
7 Secretary and other employees of the Board
8 Funds of the Board
9 Functions of the Board
10 Power of Board to make regulations
11 Section
12 Penalty for practising phooka or doom dev
13 Destruction of suffering animals
14 Experiments on animals
15 Committee for control and supervision of experiments on animals
15A Sub-Committees
16 Staff of the Committee
17 Duties of the Committee and power of the Committee to make rules relating to experiments on animals
18 Power of entry and inspection
19 Power to prohibit experiments on animals
20 Penalties
21 Exhibit, and €œtrain€ defined
22 Restriction on exhibition and training of performing animals
23 Procedure for registration
24 Power of court to prohibit or restrict exhibition and training of performing animals
25 Power to enter premises
26 Offences
27 Exemptions
28 Saving as respects manner of killing prescribed by religion
29 Power of court to deprive person convicted of ownership of animal
30 Presumption as to guilt in certain cases
31 Cognoscibility of offences
32 Powers of search and seizure
33 Search Warrants
34 General power of seizure for examination
35 Treatment and care of animals
36 Limitation of prosecutions
37 Delegation of powers
38 Power to make rules
38A Rules and Regulations to be laid before Parliament
39 Persons authorised under Section 34 to be public servants
40 Indemnity
41 Repeal of Act 11 of 1890


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