Chapter 3. Importance and Application of Animal Law

  1. John E. Cooper DTVM, FRCPath, FIBiol, FRCVS1 and
  2. Margaret E. Cooper LLB, FLS2

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752944.ch3

Introduction to Veterinary and Comparative Forensic Medicine

Introduction to Veterinary and Comparative Forensic Medicine

How to Cite

Cooper, J. E. and Cooper, M. E. (eds) (2007) Importance and Application of Animal Law, in Introduction to Veterinary and Comparative Forensic Medicine, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470752944.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Pathologists, Professor of Veterinary Pathology, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

  2. 2

    Solicitor of the Supreme Court, Guest Lecturer, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405111010

Online ISBN: 9780470752944

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Keywords:

  • animal law;
  • forensic investigations;
  • insurance;
  • civilizations;
  • veterinary care

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • INTRODUCTION

  • LITIGATION INVOLVING ANIMALS

  • ETHICAL, RELIGIOUS AND CULTURAL ISSUES

  • LEGAL BACKGROUND AND CONCEPTS

  • LITERATURE AND SOURCES OF INFORMATION

  • ANIMAL LAW

  • VETERINARY LAW

  • ENFORCEMENT POWERS, OFFENCES AND PENALTIES

  • INVESTIGATION OF SUSPECTED OFFENCES

  • CONCLUSION