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Brazil - Federal Decree on Anti-Cruelty

This is a short summary of the federal decree that gives federal jurisdiction over some domestic animal issues.

Brazil - Animal Cruelty - Decreto-lei nº 24645,

Art. 1º - Todos os animais existentes no País sno tutelados do Estado.

Brazil - Biodiversity Treaty- Acceptance

Brazil's Ratification of the Biodiversity Treaty: Decree No. 2, dated 3/2/94,

Brazil - Constitution (Portuguese) - Constituiclo Federal do Brazil - Protecclo dos Animais

Constituiclo Federal do Brazil - Protecclo dos Animais

Brazil - Constitutional Provision - Animal

Article 8 of the Constitution provides for legal concern about animals.(See, VII. of Paragraph 1.) 

Brazil - Crimes - Brazilian Environmental Crimes Law

This law of Brazil seeks to protect wildlife and plants of the country, particularly endangered species. 

Brazil - Dogs and Cats - Sao Paulo State Law n. 12.916 (no kill ordinance)

Sao Paulo state becomes the first Brazilian state to enact a law banning the killing of stray dogs and cat as a population control practice. The law n. 12.916 was enacted in April 16, 2008. The law asserts that animal control agencies shall work together with non-profits and other organizations to reach the law’s objective which is the sterilization of domestic animals as a form of population control, to establish adoption centers, and to put forward adoption programs for stray animals. In addition, the animal control agencies shall promote educational programs about responsible pet ownership.

First national report for the Convention on Biological Diversity - BRAZIL
PROJETO DE LEI Nº ____, DE 2007 (in portuguese)