Full Statute Name:  Chapter 439, Animal Welfare Act

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Popular Title:  Primary Citation:  Chapter 439, Act XXV Country of Origin:  Malta Last Checked:  November, 2010 Alternate Citation:  Date Adopted:  2002
Summary:

The purpose of this Act is to establish and consolidate the protection of animals kept for work, sport, companionship, and food. The term "animal" is defined under the Act as ‘all living members of the animal kingdom, other than human beings, and includes free-living larval and, or, reproducing larval forms, but does not include foetal or embryonic forms.’

Documents:  PDF icon stmtanimalwelfarelaw.pdf (35.94 KB)
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Animal Welfare Act (pdf file - 35.94 KB)

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