What law is the Government proposing?

Albano Martins, Anima's President

Albano Martins,
Anima’s President

After so many years of asking the Macau Authorities, in writing, to have laws regarding the protection of animals, this proposal is a follow-up of a previous one that has never been presented publicly as such, but which came into consultation in 2008. This bill is nothing more than almost a copy of that old proposal prepared from 2006!
This bill is very poor as a law for the protection of cruelty against animals. There is no reference at all in that document about the rights of the animals.
It seems someone was rushing to present the lawmakers any paper, doesn’t matter what.
The main positive aspect of this proposed law is the penalty framework.
The concepts are confused and vague, and therefore easily escaped by irresponsible people.
I do not really believe that Fernando Chui Sai On was ever told about the contents of this mediocre law.
Please help us to help them!

 

 

 

2014-Anima-Statistics-Cats  2014-澳門愛護動物協會-貓隻統計

ratio 比例

Desexed*

Rescued

Returned

Died**

Adopted

Fostered

out /in

絕育*

獲救

被送回

死亡**

領養

收養

出/入

January 一月

6

8

2

5

15

0

2.00

February 二月

1

17

1

7

4

1

0.67

March 三月

20

32

0

13

5

0

0.56

Abril 四月

2

20

0

5

7

1

0.65

May 五月

3

27

1

11

5

2

0.64

June 六月

5

20

0

4

10

9

1.15

July 七月

7

21

2

26

6

11

1.87

August 八月

10

16

2

11

14

6

1.72

September 九月

9

12

1

8

6

4

1.38

Total 總數

63

173

9

90

72

34

1.08

我們的目標  Our goal

2.0

Monthly average 每月平均

7.00

19.22

1.00

10.00

8.00

3.78

 

 

 

2014-Anima-Statistics-Dogs  2014-澳門愛護動物協會-狗隻統計

ratio 比例

Desexed*

Rescued

Returned

Died**

Adopted

Fostered

out /in

絕育*

獲救

被送回

死亡**

領養

收養

出/入

January 一月

5

9

1

5

10

1

1.60

February 二月

2

13

2

3

6

3

0.80

March 三月

6

2

0

1

4

0

2.50

April 四月

2

9

0

2

6

2

1.11

May 五月

2

9

2

0

3

1

0.36

June 六月

1

17

2

3

11

1

0.79

July 七月

3

6

2

1

6

0

0.88

August 八月

4

14

1

4

4

0

0.53

September 九月

5

10

3

4

1

1

0.46

Total 總數

30

89

13

23

51

9

0.81

我們的目標  Our goal

2.0

Monthly average 每月平均

3.33

9.89

1.44

2.56

5.67

1.00

 

 

 

Macau, 23rd October 2014

Mr. President
Legislative Assembly
Macau SAR (China)

ANIMAL PROTECTION LAW

Anima is an Association without lucrative purposes that benefits from the Administrative Public Utility Statute granted by the Macau Government in 2009, and whose purpose is to promote the adequate treatment, prevention and/or suppression of cruelty to animals, and any other activities conducive or incidental to the continuation of these objectives. Under the terms of its articles of association Anima intends, namely (…) to encourage and help the Authorities in the drafting of the Laws and By-Laws referent to animals and respective regulation, (…) cooperate with similar entities and public or private organisms in activities aiming at animal protection and (…) zeal for the compliance of the legislation in force tutelary of the animals aid, protection and assistance.

Scheduled for the 24th October, the first reading in the Legislative Assembly of the document relative to the “Animal protection law”, Anima, who is presently internally discussing the draft law made available in the LA site, presents herein, as a first draft, its position on the document under discussion.

Mr. President,

As there isn’t presently any law regulating animal rights, Anima is appealing to the Legislative Assembly that its legislators put aside their political options and actively cooperate in the betterment of the law the Government now presents to the Assembly.

On our side we are available to cooperate with the Assembly whenever you may consider it convenient.

Best regards

Albano Martins
President
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