animal kingdom Current Affairs, GK & News

animal kingdom  Current Affairs, GK & News

Plea for Legal Entity Status to Animals

The Supreme Court recently heard a petition that seeks legal entity status to the entire animal kingdom. The Chief Justice of India observed that the status involves giving animals a legal personality. What does this mean? Currently, Animals are protected by laws like the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act. But, giving legal entity status ..

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Uttarakhand HC declares entire animal kingdom as legal entities

The Uttarakhand High Court has declared entire animal kingdom i.e. all animals, including avian and aquatic species as legal entities with rights, duties and liabilities of living person. The order was given by Division Bench of Justice Rajiv Sharma and Justice Lok Pal. Background The Division Bench of High Court was hearing PIL by Narayan ..

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