The High Court has issued an order of action for those who love animals. Accordingly,
1) In order to ensure the safety of the dogs, the police are recommended to take action without any discrimination against those who harass the dogs, give poisoned food or smuggle them elsewhere.
2) SECTION 503: According to the Indian Penal Code 1860, terrorizing animals is a criminal offense. Accordingly, anyone who harasses or intimidates dogs can be arrested without a warrant under Section 503 of the Indian Penal Code.
3) SECTION 506: According to this law, it is an offense to harass animals, abuse them or give them poisonous food.
4) I.P.C. Sections 428 and 429 provide for a maximum penalty of 5 years imprisonment for harassing or deporting pets or other animals.
5) Delhi Police Act 1968, Sections 73 to 79, 99 gives special power to take action in case of harm caused by animals.
6) Section 11 Animal Husbandry Prevention Act provides for fines and penalties for any harm caused to animals.
7) The Animal Contraception Act only gives street dogs the power to sterilize them with needles in order to sound the rabies virus, giving them no right to dispose of them from one place to another. For example, the court has banned the attempt to take stray dogs and chase them away.
8) According to the Street Dog Safety Management Act 2001, stray dogs should not be considered a nuisance and should not be removed or trafficked. They will be vaccinated and left in the same place again, and even that municipality has no right to remove these street dogs.
9) According to the Public Grievance Commission, the Animal Welfare Board should provide animals with immune-boosting foods.
10) The Supreme Court has also issued an order opposing acts such as displacement and abduction of dogs.
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