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November 24, 2018 - The Brussels Times

Brussels parliament adopts crucial animal rights bill

Brussels parliament adopts crucial animal rights bill
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The Brussels Parliament on Friday unanimously adopted a draft ordinance recognizing the specific status of animals as sentient beings. 

Under existing laws, an animal is considered an object, included in the category of property and immobile goods. 

Under the new legislation, it will be categorised as “a living being endowed with sensitivity, interests of its own and dignity, that benefits from special protection”.

Read more at The Brussels Times


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