Law of rights and protection for non-humans animals in the state of Michoacán de Ocampo (México)

Organized by: ICALP (International Center for Animal Law and Policy)
Sala Von Jhering, Facultat de Dret, UAB
Ley de derechos y protección para los animales en el estado de Michoacán de Ocampo (México)

Lecturer: Lic. Brenda Yesenia Olalde Vázquez – Animal Law Research Group (GIDA); Michoacan University of San Nicolás de Hidalgo, Mexico; Research Fellow at ICALP

On April 2018, the Law of Rights and Protection for Non-Human Animals was published in the State of Michoacán de Ocampo. Law that comes to recognize non-human animals as sentient beings, and as worthies of enjoying animal welfare. The Law of rights and protection for non-human animals establishes the prohibition of experimentation, mutilation for aesthetic purposes and determines the guidelines for training, shelter and medical care for non-human animals.

Keywords: animal non-human, animal law, animal protection, animal welfare, law, sentient beings, rights.



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