Animal Welfare Bill to be presented in Parliament

Dilini Madushanki | Published: 10:42 AM Jan 11 2022
Local Animal Welfare Bill to be presented in Parliament

The Animal Welfare Bill has received approval to be presented in Parliament.

Approval to complete the drafting of the Animal Welfare Bill was granted by the Cabinet in October of 2020.

The clearance of the Attorney General has been received for the bill which was drafted by the Legal Draftsman.

Accordingly, the Cabinet granted approval to the proposal furnished by the Minister of Agriculture to gazette the bill and subsequently present it in Parliament for ratification.

Dilini Madushanki | Published: 10:42 AM Jan 11 2022

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