PUNJAB ANIMALS SLAUGHTER CONTROL (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2013
An Act further to amend the Punjab Animals Slaughter Control Act, 1963
[Gazette of Punjab, Extraordinary, 27th August 2013]
ACT XIX OF 2013
No. PAP-Legis-2(06)/2013/933.–The Punjab Animals Slaughter Control (Amendment) Bill, 2013, having been passed by the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab on 19 August 2013, and assented to by the Governor of the Punjab on 26 August 2013, is hereby published as an Act of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab.
Preamble.–Whereas it is expedient further to amend the Punjab Animals Slaughter Control Act, 1963 (III of 1963) for purposes hereinafter appearing;
It is enacted as follows;–
- Short title and commencement.–(1) This Act may be cited as the Punjab Animals Slaughter Control (Amendment) Act, 2013.
(2) It shall come into force at once.
- Amendment in Section 2 of Act III of 1963.–In the Punjab Animals Slaughter Control Act, 1963 (III of 1963), in Section 2, for clause (a), the following shall be substituted:–
“(a) “animal” means a bull, bullock, buffalo, buffalo-bull, camel, cow, goat, ostrich, sheep or any other halal animal of any age domesticated in captivity;”