Author: VERONICA AILLON. Lawyer. Alumna of the Master’s in Animal Law and Society, UAB (1st online edition). Member of ICALP (International Center for Animal Law and Policy).
Abstract: On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, during a press conference convened by the Animal Protection Foundation of Ecuador (PAE), a report was handed over to the Justice and State Structure Commission of the National Assembly, containing legal comments on the projects to reform the Comprehensive Organic Penal Code (COPC) in the area of animal mistreatment, one presented by Assemblywoman Viviana Bonilla and the other by the Parliamentary Group on Animal Welfare.
Keywords: Ecuador, animal abuse, COPC, penal code, COPC reform, animal welfare, PAE, sanction of animal abuse.