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Performing Animals Protection Act, 1935

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To regulate the exhibition and training of performing animals and the use of animals for safeguarding.


Last update: February 2019

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Latest Developments:


The Performing Animals Protection Act, 1935 (Act No. 24 of 1935) has had Annexure A amended in respect of Written Application : Granting of a Licence, Government Gazette 42230, Notice No. 130, dated 15 February 2019.


The Performing Animals Protection Amendment Act, 2016 (Act No. 4 of 2016) has been amended by Performing Animals Protection Regulations, 2016, Notice No. 776, Government Gazette 41024, dated 4 August 2017.