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Basic law and rights for Stray Dogs in India: Prevention of Cruelties to Animals Act, Dog Rules 2001, Indian Penal Code & Court action – Proceedings of the VoSD Conference in Bangalore

"The Voice of Stray Dogs" Conference & Panel Discussion on "Catalyzing Activism for Stray Dogs in India" in Bangalore on 26 May 2012

The entire proceedings of the conference including presentations and video’s of speakers will be made available here. This is the 1st edition of the this information being available for Activists for Stray Dogs to leverage on.

The presentation and text of the “Basic law and rights for Stray Dogs in India: Prevention of Cruelties to Animals Act, Dog Rules 2001, Indian Penal Code & Court action” by Anjali Sharma at VoSD Conference on Catalyzing Activism for Stray Dogs, Bangalore, 26 May 2012

Anjali Sharma, Supreme Court and Delhi High Court Lawyer, Member of the Animal Welfare Board of India, Member of the Board of 'The Voice of Stray Dogs' and a leading legal voice for animal rights voice was one of the speakers and panelists

 

Presentation Outline

I. CRUELTY PROVISIONS/ THE CARE THAT AN ANIMAL WOULD BE ENTITLED TO/ THE INDIAN PENAL CODE & OFFENSES AGAINST ANIMALS 2

(A) PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS ACT, 1960 2

11. Treating animals cruelly: 2

Duties of persons having charge of animals: 4

(B) INDIAN PENAL CODE, 1860 4

428. Mischief by killing or maiming animal of the value of ten rupees 5

429. Mischief by killing or maiming cattle, etc., of any value or any animal of the value of fifty rupees 5

377. Unnatural offences 5

284. Negligent conduct with respect to poisonous substance 6

II. NEGLIGENT CONDUCT WITH RESPECT TO AN ANIMAL, AND CRIMINAL INTIMIDATION 6

289. Negligent conduct with respect to animal 6

503. Criminal Intimidation 7

506. Punishment for criminal intimidation 7

III. LAWFUL MANNER OF DEALING WITH STREET DOGS 7

THE ANIMAL BIRTH CONTROL (DOGS) RULES, 2001 8

IV. FEEDING – LEGALITY & RWAS 10

268. Public nuisance 11

V. HOUSING SOCIETIES THAT BAN PETS 12

Basic law and rights for Stray Dogs in India –
PCA/ Dog Rules/ Indian Penal Code/ Court action

Presentation by Anjali Sharma at VoSD Conference on “Catalysing Acivism for Stray Dogs”

Bangalore, 26 May 2012

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