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The Cruelty to Animals Act, 1920

( ACT NO. I OF 1920 )


Production of animal for examination by Veterinary Inspector
21.(1) Any police-officer, or any other person duly authorized by the Government in this behalf, who has reason to believe that an offence against this Act has been or is being committed in respect of any animal, may, if the circumstances so require, seize the animal and produce the same for examination by the Veterinary Inspector in charge of the area in which the animal is seized.
(2) The police-officer or person who seizes any animal under sub-section (1) may require the person in charge of the animal to accompany it to the place of examination.

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