Animal Protection Laws In India That Every Animal Lover Should Know

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9. Destroying Or Disturbing Eggs Or Nests Of Birds And Reptiles Or Chopping A Tree Having Nests Of Such Birds And Reptiles Is Punishable Offence


It attracts a punishment of a fine of up to Rs. 25000, or imprisonment of up to seven years or both under Section 16 (c) of the Wildlife Protection Act 1972.


10. No Person Should Use Any Animal For The Testing Of Cosmetics


India Bans Import of Cosmetics tested on animals. In May 2014, a new rule 148-C was added to the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945.


11. Bears, Tigers, Monkeys, Panthers, Lions, And Bulls Are Prohibited From Being Trained And Used For Entertainment Purposes Either In Circuses Or Streets


It is a punishable offence under Section 22(ii), PCA Act, 1960.


12. Langurs Cannot Be Owned, Traded, Bought, Sold Or Hired Out


According to The Wildlife Protection Act, 1972, the langur is a protected species under Schedule II and under the IPC Sections 2, 8, 9, 11, 40, 41, 43, 48, 51, 61, and 62.

It is our responsibility to protect animal species. Due to the carelessness of human beings, many species were extinguished. Our ancestors took the utmost care and preserved many species. So, we have been seeing different species of animals.

If we don’t protect, then what can we give to our future generations? Just think about it.

Did we miss any other Animal protection law in India? If so, share us in the comments. If you feel these laws are silly, then you should definitely check these illustrations that shows how humans would feel when human swapped with animals. Read out this may wake up the humanity in your heart. Also, check out the most amazing animal facts.

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