1.   Short title


   2.   Interpretation


   3.   Offences relating to cruelty to animals


   4.   Presumption


   5.   Destruction of animal


   6.   Disposal of animal


   7.   Summary compensation for damage done


   8.   Slaughter of injured animals


   9.   Custody of vehicles and animals


   10.   Summons


   11.   Inspection of premises


   12.   Arrest on suspicion


   13.   Costs against informer



Proc. 27, 1936,
Cap. 113, 1948,
Cap. 141, 1959,
L.N. 84, 1966.

An Act to make provision for the prevention of cruelty to animals.

[Date of Commencement: 8th May, 1936]


1.   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Cruelty to Animals Act.


2.   Interpretation

   In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires-

   "animal" means any horse, mare, gelding, bull, cow, ox, heifer, steer, calf, mule, ass, sheep, lamb, hog, pig, sow, goat, ostrich, dog, cat, or any other domestic animal, fowl or bird and includes any wild animal in a state of captivity;

   "owner", in addition to its ordinary meaning, includes any person having the charge, custody or control of any animal.

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