Full Statute Name:  Memorandum Issued on the Animal Welfare Act

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Popular Title:  Primary Citation:  Memorandum Circular - NO. 2003-153 (on the AWA) Country of Origin:  Phillipines Last Checked:  November, 2010 Alternate Citation:  Date Adopted:  2003

This Memorandum concerns Republic Act No. 8485, other wise known as the Animal Welfare Act of 1998, passed to protect and promote the welfare of all animals in the Philippines. The Memorandum was issued because, despite the passage of the Act, reports reaching the Committee on Animal Welfare indicate the continued cruelty to animals, especially dogs, in the country today.

Documents:  PDF icon stph2003awamemo.pdf (127.88 KB)


Memorandum No. 2003-153 Concerning Republic Act No. 8485, otherwise known as the Animal Welfare Act of 1998 (pdf file - 127.88 KB).

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