The law rewarding those who report dog owners for failing to leash their dogs is to be repealed. For years, we have been demanding this of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) by holding demonstrations and debates in the National Assembly.
On October 30th, New York City Council passed a number of bills, including a ban on foie gras and new laws for horse-drawn carriages during hot summer days. They will take effect in 2022.
We reported the Mayor and officials of Paju City for violation of animal rights laws and dereliction of duty for allowing the live burial of pigs infected with African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) following the recent outbreak in South Korea.
On 28th June this year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) responded to the question of whether dog sellers in traditional markets should be formally registered as animal traders. The Ministry stated that “each regional authority should make rational decisions whether the animals sold are pets that are the subjects of animal trade registration.” This amounts to an authoritative interpretation of the law.