CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY

CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY

Section 230.

Cruel Treatment of Animals

(1) An act of cruelty against animal resulting in death or serious injury, or its torture, is punishable by up to three years of imprisonment or short term imprisonment, or by community-service order, or by fine with or without confiscation of property, and by probation supervision up to three years or without probation supervision.

(2) The same acts of cruelty, if they were committed in a public place or in the presence of minors, or if they were committed by a group of people by prior agreement, or if it has caused substantial harm, are punishable by up to five years of imprisonment or short term imprisonment, or by community-service order, or by fine with or without confiscation of property, and by probation supervision up to three years or without probation supervision. (21.05.2009. law’s amendments made by 12.13.2012. law, that came into force on 01.04.2013. See transitional provisions’ article 16th)

 

Our help involves information about animals in the shelter, also about help that they need and how exactly people can help them. Thus we organize events in support and defense of animals.