More veterinary officers to enforce wildlife Act

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  • Sunday, 03 Jul 2016

PETALING JAYA: More veterinary enforcement officers will be employed to ensure that the Animal Welfare Act is implemented smoothly after it comes into force, says Agriculture and Agro-based Indus­try Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman.

He said the Act, which has stiffer penalties against animal abusers, “will be enforced very soon”, declining to say exactly when.

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