Protection of Animals (Amendment) Act, 1965

Provisions regarding pet shops.

25.—Any person who keeps animals for sale as pets and does not comply with the following conditions shall be guilty of an offence under this Part:—

(a) the animals shall be kept at all times in accommodation suitable as respects size, temperature, lighting, ventilation and cleanliness,

(b) the animals shall be supplied with a sufficient quantity of suitable food and drink,

(c) the animals shall not be sold at such an age that their sale causes or is likely to cause cruelty to them,

(d) all reasonable precautions shall be taken to prevent the spread among the animals of infectious diseases,

(e) the animals shall be adequately safeguarded against fire hazards.