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The Cruelty to Animals Act, 1920

( ACT NO. I OF 1920 )


Animal, etc., to be taken to weighbridge in case of overloading
16. Within the limits of any area for which a weighbridge has been established under section 13, any Police-officer, or any other person duly authorized by the Government in this behalf, who has reason to believe that an offence against section 5 is being committed in respect of any animal, shall seize and take it, together with its load and the person in charge of the animal, to such weighbridge, and shall cause the load to be weighed on the weighbridge in the presence of such person.

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