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Private Member’s Bill
41st Parliament, 2nd Session
October 16, 2013 - August 2, 2015
Text of the Bill
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An Act to amend the Criminal Code (cruelty to animals)
Last Stage Completed
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2014-04-09)
Progress: Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons
Further Reading
Reading List
  • Canadian animal protection laws rankings. Animal Legal Defense Fund. Cotati, CA : Animal Legal Defense Fund, 2011
  • Canadian perspectives on animals and the law. Sankoff, Peter, Vaughan Black, & Katie Sykes. Toronto, ON : Irwin Law, 362 p., 2015
  • Falling behind: an international comparison of Canada's animal cruelty legislation. Ottawa: International Fund for Animal Welfare, 20 p. (1 PDF file), 2008
  • L'animal dans la spirale des besoins de l'humain : premier colloque international en droit animal au Canada. Lachance, Martine. Cowansville, Québec : Éditions Yvon Blais, 386 p., 2010
  • Legislative and regulatory options for animal welfare. Vapnek, Jessica. Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 92 p., 2011
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