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Volume 7 Issue 3
March-2020
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Implementation and Impact of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 with Special Reference to Transportation and House-Keeping of Egg-Laying Hens (Layers) And Broiler Chickens In Pune

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2349-5162

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"Implementation and Impact of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 with Special Reference to Transportation and House-Keeping of Egg-Laying Hens (Layers) And Broiler Chickens In Pune ", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 3, page no.267-288, March-2020, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2003045.pdf

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Abstract: “Every species has a right to life and security, subject to the law of the land, which includes depriving its life, out of human necessity. Article 21 of the Constitution, while safeguarding the rights of humans, protects life and the word “life” has been given an expanded definition and any disturbance from the basic environment which includes all forms of life, including animal life,….” –Hon’ble Justice K.S. Radhakrishnan and Pinaki Chandra Ghose in Animal Welfare Board of India v. A. Nagaraja & Ors. (Jallikattu Case) But ‘the Law Commission of India in its 269 Report (3rd July 2017) on “The Transportation and House-Keeping of Egg-Laying hens (Layers) And Broiler Chickens”, in Para.4.6 of Chapter –IV under the head “ Review of Punishments in PCA Act” recommended that, The rules under the PCA Act 1960, largely suffers from weak penal provisions; As monetary penalties under legislations of various jurisdictions change regularly, it is avered that the penal provisions in the said Act are required to be revised suitably.’ “…Hence being violated with impunity defeating the very object and purpose of the Act, hence the necessity of taking disciplinary action against those officers who fail to discharge their duties to safeguard the statutory rights of animals under the PCA Act.” To get deeper insight and to study the law in action, the Researcher applied her mind and conducted extensive survey of various poultries located in Pune. Its outcome is quite revealing. Ineffective implementation of the existing rules, cruel practices of dumping birds into the battery cages which are not properly sterilized and cleaned, while transporting the poultry birds, herewith is attached some photos. The Researcher also personally visited to ‘Veterinary Practitioner’, registered as per the Indian Veterinary Council Act, 1984. The researcher would prefer to discuss in detail her findings in the relevant Article which would follow. This Article is divided into Six parts: I) Introduction, II) Aims and Objectives of the Research Paper, III) National and International Legal Provisions and Obligations dealing with Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, IV) Response of the Indian Judiciary and legal luminaries to Animals Welfare, V) Implementation and Impact of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 with special reference to Transportation and House-Keeping of Egg-Laying hens (Layers) And Broiler Chickens Pune, VI) Conclusion, Suggestions and Recommendations.

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Key Words: Cruelty to Animals, House –Keeping layer and Broiler, Implementation, Transportation, Punishment

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"Implementation and Impact of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 with Special Reference to Transportation and House-Keeping of Egg-Laying Hens (Layers) And Broiler Chickens In Pune ", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 3, page no. pp267-288, March-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2003045.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR2003045
Registration ID: 222449
Published In: Volume 7 | Issue 3 | Year March-2020
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): http://doi.one/10.1729/Journal.23214
Page No: 267-288
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"Implementation and Impact of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 with Special Reference to Transportation and House-Keeping of Egg-Laying Hens (Layers) And Broiler Chickens In Pune ", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 3, page no. pp267-288, March-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2003045.pdf




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