Prevention of Animal Cruelty and Provision of Animal Welfare Act (Thai: พระราชบัญญัติป้องกันการทารุณกรรมและการจัดสวัสดิภาพสัตว์ พ.ศ. ๒๕๕๗; literally "Animal Cruelty Prevention and Animal Welfare Provision Act, 2557 BE") is a parliamentary act of the National Legislative Assembly of Thailand. The bill was discussed in the 2014 winter session of the assembly, and was approved by a vote of 188 to 1. It was officially enacted on 26 December 2014 and came into force the following day. It is Thailand's first animal welfare law.

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  • Prevention of Animal Cruelty and Provision of Animal Welfare Act (Thai: พระราชบัญญัติป้องกันการทารุณกรรมและการจัดสวัสดิภาพสัตว์ พ.ศ. ๒๕๕๗; literally "Animal Cruelty Prevention and Animal Welfare Provision Act, 2557 BE") is a parliamentary act of the National Legislative Assembly of Thailand. The bill was discussed in the 2014 winter session of the assembly, and was approved by a vote of 188 to 1. It was officially enacted on 26 December 2014 and came into force the following day. It is Thailand's first animal welfare law. Its principal mandates are to impel animal owners to provide appropriate care and shelter, and to stop the illegal meat trade. The act also covers wildlife, to the extent determined by the agricultural minister who is in charge of the act. It prohibits neglect, torture, and uncaring transport of live animals. Neglect includes improper housing and transportation of animals which may lead to injury and death. An offense is punishable by law, which may impose a one year-term in prison, and fine of up to 40,000 baht (US$1,663), or both. (en)
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  • Animal Cruelty Prevention and Animal Welfare Provision Act, 2557 BE
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  • Prevention of Animal Cruelty and Provision of Animal Welfare Act (Thai: พระราชบัญญัติป้องกันการทารุณกรรมและการจัดสวัสดิภาพสัตว์ พ.ศ. ๒๕๕๗; literally "Animal Cruelty Prevention and Animal Welfare Provision Act, 2557 BE") is a parliamentary act of the National Legislative Assembly of Thailand. The bill was discussed in the 2014 winter session of the assembly, and was approved by a vote of 188 to 1. It was officially enacted on 26 December 2014 and came into force the following day. It is Thailand's first animal welfare law. (en)
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  • Prevention of Animal Cruelty and Provision of Animal Welfare Act (en)
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