Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month on April, 2018: If I found someone torture animal, where should i report to?
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Malaysia's animal cruelty laws:
PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS
43. In this Part, unless the context otherwise requiresU
"animal" means any living creature other than a human being and includes any
beast, bird, fish, reptile or insect, whether wild or tame.
Penalty for cruelty to animals
44. (1) Any person whoU
(a) cruelly beats, kicks, ill-treats, overrides, overdrives, overloads, tortures,
infuriates or terrifies any animal; or
(b) causes or procures or, being the owner, permits any animal to be so used;
(c) being in charge of any animal in confinement or in course of transport
from one place to another neglects to supply such animal with sufficient
food or water; or
(d) by wantonly or unreasonably doing or omitting to do any act, causes any
unnecessary pain or suffering, or, being the owner, permits any
unnecessary pain or suffering to any animal; or
(e) causes, procures or, being the owner, permits to be confined, conveyed,
lifted or carried any animal in such manner or position as to subject it to
unnecessary pain or suffering; or
(f) employs or causes or procures or being the owner, permits to be
employed in any work or labour, any animal which in consequence of any
disease, infirmity, wound or sore, or otherwise is unfit to be so employed;
(g) causes, procures or assists at the fighting or baiting of any animal, or
keeps, uses, manages, or acts or assists in the management of any
premises or place for the purpose, or partly for the purpose, of fighting or
baiting any animal, or permits any premises or place to be so kept,
managed or used, or receives or causes or procures any person to
receive, money for the admission of any person to such premises or place,
shall be guilty of an offence of cruelty and shall be liable to a fine of two hundred
ringgit or to imprisonment for a term of six months or to both.
(2) For the purposes of this section an owner shall be deemed to have permitted
cruelty within the meaning of this Part if he shall have failed to exercise reasonable care
and supervision in respect of the protection of the animal from cruelty:
Provided that where an owner is convicted of permitting cruelty within the
meaning of this Act by reason only of his having failed to exercise such care and
supervision, he shall not be liable to imprisonment without the option of a fine.
(3) Nothing in this section shall apply to the commission or omission of any act in
the course of the destruction, or the preparation for destruction, of any animal as food
for mankind, unless such destruction or such preparation was accompanied by the
infliction of unnecessary suffering.
(4) Notwithstanding paragraph (1)(g) the Chief Minister in a State may by written
permit authorize the wrestling of bulls in such State, subject to such conditions as may
be specified in the permit either on a special occasion of public interest or if he is
satisfied that such wrestling is beneficial to the breed and, in either case, that no
cruelty to any animal will arise from such wrestling, and where such wrestling is
conducted in accordance with the conditions of such permit paragraph (1)(g) shall be
deemed not to apply to such wrestling.
Power of veterinary authorities and police officers
45. (1) Any veterinary authority and any police officer may arrest without warrant any
person whom he sees committing any offence under section 44, and may seize any
animal in respect of which and any conveyance or article with or by means of which
such offence has been committed.
(2) Any person so arrested and any conveyance or article so seized shall be
immediately taken to a police station.
(3) Any animal so seized shall be taken to a police station or a pound or a
veterinary centre and may, subject to any order made in respect of the animal by a
Magistrate, be there detained until the accused has been tried.
(4) Any such officer may stop in any street or public place and examine any animal
in respect of which he has reason to believe that an offence has been or is being
committed under section 44.
Power of Town Board or Municipal Officers
46. Within any town or Municipal limits the powers given by section 45 to veterinary
authorities and police officers may be exercised by any officer appointed in that behalf
by the Mayor of a City Council or City Hall, President of a Municipal Council, District
Council or Local Authority or General Manager of a Town Council or Town Board, as the
case may be.
Some of this may not have copied and pasted well, so it is best that you go to the site, but from what I am seeing, yes, there are people you can report it to, and he will be investigated. Good luck!
Trivia: What's special about this month?
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National Poetry Month
Mathematics Awareness Month
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Parkinson Awareness Month
Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month
Autism Awareness Month
Asperger's Syndrome Awareness Month
Confederate History Month (Southern United States)
Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
National Diabetes Awareness Month
National Cancer Control Month
my 3 month old puppy is eating my aloe plant. Is it dangeous?
According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the aloe vera plant is toxic to dogs. The principal components are from a class of chemicals called saponins. Saponins have a foaming characteristic and are present in the aloe vera plant.
Stop your dog from eating it right away and if he starts to have diarrhea or vomiting, you need to get him to a vet right away.