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Dec 19 2008 (HC)

People for Elemination of Stray Troubles by Its Convener Dr. Rosario M ...

Court : Mumbai

Reported in : 2009(1)BomCR501

..... pain or suffering on animals and for that purpose to amend the law relating to the prevention of cruelty to animals.(ii) section 11(1)(l):if any person mutilates any animal or kills any animal including stray dogs by using the method of strychnine ..... has has dealt with the prevention of cruelty to animals act 1960 which was enacted by parliament, the preamble of which states:an act to prevent the infliction of unnecessary pain or suffering on animals and for that purpose to amend the law relating to the prevention of cruelty to animals.23. the learned solicitor general of india has submitted that the aforesaid act viz. prevention of cruelty to animals act 1960 and rules made thereunder form an ..... less irksome to the animal than those contained in these rules, shall prevail;(b) it contains provisions more irksome to the animal than those contained in these rules, be of no effect.the above abc rules were brought into force on 24.12.2001.12. the relevant provisions of prevention of cruelty to animals act, 1960 read as under, including the preamble:(i) preamble:an act to prevent the infliction of unnecessary .....

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Apr 20 2007 (HC)

All India Animal Welfare Association and ors. Vs. Brihanmumbai Municip ...

Court : Mumbai

Reported in : 2007(4)BomCR1

..... creatures. mr. vahanvati also pointed out the preamble of the prevention of cruelty to animals act, 1960, which emphasises,to prevent the infliction of unnecessary pain or suffering on animals and for that purpose to amend the law relating to the prevention of cruelty to animals.3. the animal birth control (dogs) rules, 2001 have been enacted under section 38 of the prevention of cruelty to animals act, 1960, with a scheme to reduce the dog population ..... by sterilization and minimization of stray dogs by participation of animal ..... 1. after hearing the learned solicitor general of india, learned advocate general for the state of goa and various other counsel on behalf of various parties, and after perusal of the provisions in the constitution of india, the animal birth control (dog) rules, 2001, action plan for control of stray animal menace (monkeys, stray dogs, stray cattle and pigs) formulated by the ministry of .....

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Jan 07 2003 (HC)

People for Elimination of Stray Troubles (Pest) by Its Convenor Dr. Ro ...

Court : Mumbai

Reported in : 2003(4)BomCR588

..... local bodies to eliminate dogs particularly stray dogs and dogs suffering from rabies. when these provisions are taken and read together with the provisions of the prevention of cruelty to animals act, 1960, it will be clear that the legislature, i.e. central as well as the state legislature, in its wisdom thought it necessary to order elimination of stray dogs.32. however, it is a ..... of stray dogs is not at all considered to be cruelty to animals because sub-section (3) carves out a complete exception to section 11. further, the preamble of the act reads as 'an act to prevent the infliction of unnecessary pain or suffering on animals'. chapter ii of the act deals with 'animal welfare board of india' and section 4(1) also is worded as 'for the promotion of ..... animal welfare generally and for the purpose of protecting animals from being subjected to unnecessary pain or suffering......' section .....

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Dec 16 1998 (HC)

Indian Circus Federation and anr. Vs. Union of India (Uoi) and anr.

Court : Delhi

Reported in : 1999(48)DRJ171

..... anil dev singh, j. 1. in the main petition the petitioner challenges the notification of the government of india, ministry of environment and forests, deptt. of environment, forests and wild-life, dated 2nd march, 1991. this notification was issued under section 22 of the prevention of cruelty to animals act, 1960. by this notification five animals, namely, bears, monkeys, tigers, panthers and dogs, were ..... may deem relevant and having bearing on the issue involved. the i.c.f., the animal board of india (a.w.b.) and various animal welfare organisations (a.w.os.) submitted the following material :-1. a letter from the royal society for prevention of cruelty to animals (rspca) stating that the book 'animal in circuses and zoos, chiron's world' was neither sponsored nor ..... alia, mainly on the following grounds:-'1. the ban has been imposed without there being adequate material available with the government justifying the necessity of imposing the ban; 2. in order to achieve the object as spelled out by the preamble of the act, which is prevention of unnecessary pain or suffering on animals, the government has failed to apply mind ..... to and decide whether mere regulation or framing of the rules would have served the purpose without banning the training or exhibiting of the animals ; 3. the impugned notification seen in the .....

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Jun 25 2002 (HC)

Jadugar Anand Vs. State of M.P. and ors.

Court : Madhya Pradesh

Reported in : 2003(1)MPHT297; 2003(1)MPLJ231

..... bear from jabalpur to satna.5. the central government by virtue of powers conferred bysection 22 of the prevention of cruelty on animals act, 1960 (for short 'the act') has issued a notification p-3 dated 14th october, 1998, thereby placing ban on exhibition and training of performing animals which include bear 6. in the petition it is averred that the sole object of issuing notification p ..... date of publication of this notification, namely :--1. bears, 2. monkeys, 3. tigers, 4. panthers, 5. lions. 11. the preamble of the act makes it clear that the legislature intended to prevent the infliction of unnecessary pain or suffering on animals and for that purpose to amend the law relating to the prevention of cruelty to animals. section 21 of the act defines the words 'exhibit' and 'train' it ..... central government and the central government has taken into consideration the report of the said committee. now, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 22 of the prevention of cruelty to animals act, 1960 (59 of 1960), and in supersession of the notification of the government of india in the erstwhile ministry of environment and forests g.s.r. no. 252, dated 2-3-1991 .....

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May 21 2014 (HC)

S.Kannan Vs. 1.The Commissioner of Police,

Court : Chennai

..... se violate sections 3 and 11 (1) (a) and 11(1)(m)(ii) of prevention of cruelty to animals act except under section 11(3) and 28 of pca act.15. the hon'ble supreme court while examining the conduct of jallikattu and bullock-cart races with particular reference to the provisions of the prevention of cruelty to animals act 1960 and tamil nadu regulation of jallikattu act 2009, in the above judgement ..... could not plead and initiate action by themselves.6. this court in the said circumstances will have to weigh the relative cause and effect in the light of the prevention of cruelty to animals act, 1960, namely ".the pleasure derived by the human beings". viz-a-viz ".the pain and suffering caused to the birds". in the cock fight. in the above background the ..... for mankind unless such destruction or preparation was accompanied by the infliction of unnecessary pain or suffering. from the above provision, it is clear that section 11 (a) of prevention of cruelty to animals act, 1960 prohibits treating any animal in any way which causes unnecessary pain suffering etc. to them.5. right to exist at par with human beings, though is conferred upon the ..... , therefore, develop a spirit of compassion and humanism which is reflected in the preamble of pca act as well as in sections 3 and 11 of the act. to look after the welfare and well-being of the animals and the duty to prevent the infliction of pain or suffering on animals highlights the principles of humanism in article 51a(h). both articles 51a(g) .....

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Mar 09 2007 (HC)

K. Muniasamythevar Vs. the Deputy Superintendent of Police and the Ins ...

Court : Chennai

Reported in : (2007)5MLJ135

..... as a party respondent to these writ petitions, submitted that in the above said traditional sport events, the animals viz. the bulls are subjected to cruelty by whipping, beating, twisting the tails, etc., which is punishable under section 11(1) of the prevention of curelty to animals act, 1960. further, in such sports-events, which is not regulated by any rules and regulations by the competent authorities ..... and that no person is allowed to commit an offence of cruelty in any form to animals. learned counsel submitted that it is evident from the preamble of the act that the act has been brought into force basically to prevent infliction of unnecessary pain and suffering on animals, as well as cruelty of every kind to the animals. it is incumbent upon the state to see that the ..... provisions of the act are not breached. concerned in as to be strictly implemented in letter and .....

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May 01 2001 (SC)

N.R. Nair and ors. Vs. Union of India and ors.

Court : Supreme Court of India

Reported in : AIR2001SC2337; 2001(4)SCALE20; (2001)6SCC84; [2001]3SCR353; 2001(2)LC1331(SC)

..... kirpal. j. 1. intervention applications on behalf of indian circus federation are allowed.2. special leave granted.3. the main challenge in these appeals by special leave from the judgment of the kerala high court is to be validity of section 22 of the prevention of cruelty to .animals act, 1960 (for short 'the act') and the notification issued under section 22 to the effect that ..... animals and for that purpose to amend the law relating to the prevention of cruelty to animals'. section 11 provides ..... issue a notification banning exhibition and training of any animal. it is also the case of the appellants that the act does not provide for the animals to be taken away by the government once such a notification is issued.8. the preamble of the act states that it was enacted with a view 'to prevent the infliction of unnecessary pain or suffering on ..... as to what amounts to cruelty to animal generally. section 21 defines the words 'exhibit' and .....

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May 07 2014 (SC)

Animal Welfare Board of India Vs. A. Nagaraja and ors.

Court : Supreme Court of India

..... often injure themselves when they run into barricades, electric polls, water tanks, tractor carriages and police watch towers placed inside the jallikattu arena. violation section 11(1)(a) of the prevention of cruelty to animals act, 1960, prohibits treating any animal in a way that causes unnecessary pain or suffering.4. using irritants irritant solutions were rubbed into the eyes and noses of bulls inside the vadi ..... while enacting the pca act, the parliament has evinced its intention to cover the whole field. to examine the same, we have to refer to the statement of objects of the act, preamble and other relevant statutory provisions, which would indicate that the parliament wanted a comprehensive act with the object of promoting message of animal welfare and for preventing cruelty to the animals. the statement of objects ..... and reasons of the act reads as follows: statement of objects and reasons the committee for the prevention of cruelty to animals appointed by the government of india .....

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Jan 21 1932 (PC)

Emperor Vs. G.G. Munshi

Court : Mumbai

Reported in : AIR1932Bom427; (1932)34BOMLR595

..... prevention of cruelty to animals tells us that the conviction in this case is in accordance with the practice which prevails in the magistrates' ..... us because he considered that the weight which the commissioner of revenue has fixed for the purposes of the public conveyances act is wholly irrelevant for the purpose of deciding whether an offence has been committed under the prevention of cruelty to animals act, i entirely agree with the learned sessions judge. mr. divatia who appears for the secretary of the society for the ..... to determine which meaning beat gives effect to the intentions of the legislature. here it is clear from the preamble and from the terms of sections 3, 4, and 5 that the act is aimed at preventing unnecessary cruelty to animals. that being so, i think that the construction of section 3(a) which beat gives effect to the intentions of the legislature is ..... we must set aside the conviction and direct the fine to be repaid. broomfield, j.7. i agree. the object of the act is the prevention of cruelty to animals, as appears from the title and the preamble. the act contains no definition of overdriving or overloading, and there seems to be no practical means of determining what is overdriving or overloading, as an offence .....

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