Madras HC stays Centre’s order on cattle slaughter ban

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Tamil Nadu, May 30, 2017: The Madras High Court on Tuesday granted a four week stay on central government’s notification on new cattle slaughter ban.

While hearing a PIL, the court directed the state and central government to reply in four weeks.

The Union Environment Ministry on May 27 modified the animal cruelty rules, making it mandatory to ensure all kinds of cattle are not bought or sold with a purpose of slaughtering.

As the ministry notified the Prevention of Cruelty to Animal (Regulation of Livestock Markets) Rules-2017, it asserted that the aim is to regulate animal market and prevent cruelty.

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