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The Constitutional Scheme of Animal Rights in India This article summarizes the Constitution of India and its impact on animal protection in the country.
Overview of Animal Laws in India This article summarizes animal protection laws in India.
Karnail Singh and others v. State of Haryana
Introduction to the Indian Judicial System This article explores the structure of the Indian judicial system.
Introduction to Criminal Law in India This article provides a brief summary of the criminal law system in India as it relates to animal protection offenses.
In Their Own Right – Calling for Parity in Law for Animal Victims of Crimes

This law comprises India's Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Act, 2002. According to the amended long title, it is

"An Act to provide for the protection of wild animals, birds and plants and for matters connected therewith or ancillary or incidental thereto with a view to ensuring the ecological and environmental security of the country.


The Amendment Act also establishes the National Board for Wild Life.

IN - Wildlife (Protection) Act of 1972

India's Wildlife Protection Act of 1972 is a comprehensive piece of legislation that regulates sanctuaries, national parks, and zoos among other protected locations.  Its primary aim is to curb the illegal trade in wildlife and the derivative parts.

IN - Transport of Animals - PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS (TRANSPORT OF ANIMALS ON FOOT) RULES, 2001 The Rules, drafted under the Prevention of Cruelty Act, regulate the transport of animals on foot. The rules apply to the transport of animals on foot is five kilometres or more from the boundary of the town/city/village of origin. New born animals whose navels have not completely healed, and those animals that are diseased, blind, emaciated, fatigues or have given birth in the past three days or that are likely to give birth during transport shall not be transported on foot. Animals may only be transported in their farm social groups. The owner of the animals must ensure that the animals have access to veterinary first aid equipment through their journey and that they have access to adequate water and fodder.