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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 - Decreto-lei nº 24645,


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

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.

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's Acceptance of the Biodiversity Treaty


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

PROJETO DE LEI Nº ____, DE 2007 (in portuguese)
Revista Brasileira de Direito Animal (Brazilian Animal Rights Review)

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