Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 

  • The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act,1960, was adopted by the Indian Parliament in 1960 to prevent the inflicting of unnecessary pain or suffering on animals and to reform legislation connected to animal cruelty prevention.
  • The Animal Welfare Board of India was established by the Indian government in accordance with the law’s stipulations.
  • Under the heading [Chapter VI, Heading28], the act states: In terms of the religiously approved manner of killing: No provision of this Act makes it illegal to kill an animal in the way prescribed by a community’s religion.
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