Oct 19, 2021

Govt. to amend & gazette bills related to cattle slaughter ban

The Cabinet of Ministers has granted approval to publish bills to amend acts and ordinances related to banning cattle slaughter.

The list of Cabinet decisions issued by the Department of Government Information notes that cabinet approval was granted yesterday (28) to prohibit cattle slaughter in order to increase local agriculture and local milk production and to amend the laws and regulations applicable to it and to amend by-laws passed by the local government institutions in relation to cattle slaughter.

Accordingly, the Legal Draftsman has drafted bills to amend five acts / ordinances including the Authority 272 of the Cattle Slaughter Ordinance No.9 of 1893 and the Animal Act Np. 29 of 1958.

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