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Main concordances between Law 14,346 and the Universal Declaration of Animal Rights

Main concordances between Law 14,346 and the Universal Declaration of Animal Rights

a) Law 14,346 "PROTECTION OF ANIMALS AGAINST ACTS OF CRUELTY" (B. O. 5 / XI / 54).
Art. 1. Anyone who infringes ill-treatment or makes a victim of acts of cruelty to animals will be punished, with imprisonment from 15 days to a year.
b) "UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF ANIMAL RIGHTS" (10-15-1978).

Art. 3
a) No animal shall be subjected to mistreatment or cruel acts.
b) If the removal of an animal is necessary, it should be instantaneous, without pain or distress.

Art. 13
b) Scenes of violence in which animals are victims should be prohibited in the cinema and on television, unless they are intended to show an attack on the rights of animals.

Art. 2. The following will be considered acts of bad treatment:

1. Not feeding in sufficient quantity and quality to domestic or captive animals;

2. Encourage them to work by means of instruments that, not being a simple stimulus, cause them unnecessary punishment or painful sensations;

3. Make them work excessive hours without providing adequate rest, depending on the weather seasons;

4. Employ them at work when they are not in adequate physical condition;

5. Stimulate them with drugs without pursuing therapeutic purposes;

6. Using draft animals from vehicles that greatly exceed their forces.

Art. 7
Every animal that works has the right to reasonable limitations of duration and intensity of work, adequate food and rest.
Art. 3. The following will be considered acts of cruelty:

1. Practice vivisection for purposes that are not scientifically demonstrable and in places or by people that are not duly authorized to do so;

2. Mutilate any part of the body of an animal, unless the act has purposes of improvement, marking or hygiene of the respective animal species or is carried out for reasons of mercy;

3. Surgically intervene in animals without anesthesia and without having the title of doctor or veterinarian, for purposes other than therapeutic or surgical technical improvement, except in cases of duly proven emergency;

4. Experiment with animals of a higher degree on the zoological scale than is necessary according to the nature of the experience;

5. Leave the animals used in experiments to their own devices;

6. Cause the death of pregnant animals when such a state is patent in the animal and except in the case of legally established industries that are based on the exploitation of the unborn;

7. Intentionally hurting and running over animals, causing them unnecessary torture or suffering, or killing them for the mere spirit of evil;

8. Carry out public or private acts of animal fights, bullfights, novilladas or parodies, in which the animals are killed, injured or harassed.

Art. 3
a) No animal shall be subjected to mistreatment or cruel acts.

Art. 8
a) Animal experimentation that involves physical and mental suffering is incompatible with animal rights, whether it is medical, scientific, or commercial experimentation, or any other form of experimentation.
b) Substitution techniques must be used and developed.

Art 6
a) Every animal that man has chosen as a companion has the right to a life span according to its natural longevity.
b) The abandonment of an animal is a cruel and degrading act.

Art. 10
a) No animal should be used for the amusement of man.
b) The exhibition of animals and shows that use animals are incompatible with the dignity of the animal.

Art. 11
Any act that involves the death of an animal unnecessarily is a biocide, that is, a crime against life.

Art. 13
b) Scenes of violence in which animals are victims should be prohibited in the cinema and on television, unless they are intended to show an attack on animal rights.


Video: UDHR @ 70: Perspective (June 2021).