15 Animal Rights That Every Indian Citizen Should Know

1. To have compassion for all living creatures is Fundamental Duty of Indian citizens

compassion for all living creatures is Fundamental Duty of Indian citizens

2. To kill or maim animals, including stray animals is a punishable offence. IPC sections 428 and 429

To kill or maim animals, including stray animals is a punishable offence. IPC sections 428 and 429 lawescort

3. Abandoning any for any reason can land you in prison for up to three months. Section 11(1)(i) and Section 11(1)(j), PCA Act, 1960

Abandoning any animal for any reason can land you in prison for up to three months. Section 11(1)(i) and Section 11(1)(j), PCA Act, 1960 lawescort

4. No animal (including chickens) can be slaughtered in any place other than a slaughterhouse.

Sick or pregnant animals shall not be slaughtered. Rule 3, of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, (Slaughterhouse) Rules, 2001 and Chapter 4, Food Safety and Standards Regulations, 2011.

No animal (including chickens) can be slaughtered in any place other than a slaughterhouse. lawescort

5. Stray dogs that have been operated for birth control cannot be captured or relocated by anybody including any authority. ABC Rules, 2001

Stray dogs that have been operated for birth control cannot be captured or relocated by anybody including any authority. ABC Rules, 2 lawescort

6. Neglecting an animal by denying it sufficient food, water, shelter and exercise or by keeping him chained/confined for long hours is punishable by a fine or imprisonment of up to 3 months or both. Section 11(1)(h), PCA Act, 1960

Neglecting an animal by denying it sufficient food, water, shelter and exercise or by keeping him chained/confined for long hours is punishable by a fine or imprisonment of up to 3 months or both. Section 11(1)(h), PCA Act, 1960 lawescort

7. The Delhi High Court states that there are no laws that prohibit people from feeding stray animals

Delhi High Court states that there are no laws that prohibit people from feeding stray animals lawescort

8. Bears, monkeys, tigers, panthers, lions and bulls are prohibited from being trained and used for entertainment purposes, either in circuses or streets. Section 22(ii), PCA Act, 1960

Bears, monkeys, tigers, panthers, lions and bulls are prohibited from being trained and used for entertainment purposes, either in circuses or streets. Section 22(ii), PCA Act, 1960 lawescort

9. Animal sacrifice is illegal. The act of animal sacrifices is covered under Local Municipal Corporation Acts, Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972, Indian Penal Code (IPC)

Animal sacrifice is illegal. The act of animal sacrifices is covered under Local Municipal Corporation Acts, Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972, Indian Penal Code (IPC) lawescort

10. Organising of or participating in or inciting any animal fight is a cognizable offence. Section 11(1)(m)(ii) and Section 11(1)(n), PCA Act, 1960

Organising of or participating in or inciting any animal fight is a cognizable offence. Section 11(1)(m)(ii) and Section 11(1)(n), PCA Act, 1960

11. Cosmetics tested on animals and the import of cosmetics tested on animals is banned. Rules 148-C and 135-B of Drugs & Cosmetics Rules, 1945

Cosmetics tested on animals and the import of cosmetics tested on animals is banned. Rules 148-C and 135-B of Drugs & Cosmetics Rules, 1945 lawescort

12. Teasing, feeding or disturbing the animals in a zoo is an offence punishable by a fine of Rs. 25000 or imprisonment of up to three years or both. Section 38J, Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972

Teasing, feeding or disturbing the animals in a zoo is an offence punishable by a fine of Rs. 25000 or imprisonment of up to three years or both. Section 38J, Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 lawescort

13. Capturing, trapping, poisoning or baiting of any wild animal or even attempting to do so is punishable by , with a fine of up to Rs. 25000 or imprisonment of up to seven years or both. Section 9, Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972

Capturing, trapping, poisoning or baiting of any wild animal or even attempting to do so is punishable by law, with a fine of up to Rs. 25000 or imprisonment of up to seven years or both. Section 9, Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 lawescort

14. Mutilating any animal or killing any animal (including stray dogs) by using the method of strychnine injections in the heart or in any other unnecessarily cruel manner is cognizable offence punishable under Section 11(1)(l) of PCA Act, 1960

Mutilating any animal or killing any animal (including stray dogs) by using the method of strychnine injections in the heart or in any other unnecessarily cruel manner is cognizable offence punishable under Section 11(1)(l) of PCA Act, 1960 lawescort

15. Section 27 of PCA Act, 1960 permits the training of animals for bonafide military or police purposes

Section 27 of PCA Act, 1960 permits the training of animals for bonafide military or police purposes lawescort

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