By Deborah Cao
Simply as China is termed the realm manufacturing facility for synthetic items, it's also an international manufacturing facility for synthetic animal cruelty in a brand new phenomenon of globalized animal cruelty. Animals in China examines animal safety in China in its felony, social and cultural contexts.
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Specifically, the 1989 Environmental Protection Law (as amended in 2014) requires protection of the environment and prohibits damage to the environment, including wildlife: Article 29. The people’s governments at various levels shall take measures to protect regions representing various types of natural ecological systems, regions with a natural distribution of rare and valuable and endangered wild animals and plants, regions where major sources of water are conserved, geological structures of major scientific and cultural value, famous regions where karst caves and fossil deposits are distributed, traces of glaciers, volcanoes and hot springs, traces of human history, and ancient and precious trees.
In the case of cattle, the tendons, horns, and hide will be tuned in to the government. As for the pasturage director [in charge of the herds] and the deputy director, for each head [of horses, cattle, and camels] he will receive 30 strokes of the light bamboo. Article 230 (Rearing, Caring for, or Treating Emaciated or Sick Domestic Animals in a Way That Is Contrary to the Rules) states: Everyone who rears or treats emaciated or sick [government] horses, cattle, camels, mules, or asses in a way that is not in accordance with the rules will [regardless of the number] be punished within 30 strokes of the light bamboo.
The Measures list the individual fees for each animal species of Class I and Class II protection categories for the purpose of managing wildlife resources at the national level. There are also local management fees collected by relevant wildlife departments in each province. The Measures for the Management of Licensing for Domestication and Breeding of Wildlife under Special State Protection (1991) define ‘wildlife’ as ‘terrestrial wildlife under special state protection’ and define ‘domestication and breeding’ as ‘domestication and breeding activities of wild animals under controlled conditions for protection, research, scientific experiments, exhibitions and other economic purposes’ (Art.