PLEASE NOTE: The following is the legislation and the threat of punishment for some breed of animal welfare that commonly occurs.

1. The practice of violence in the Society, including beatings, stabbings, strangulation, and disposal of animals. The PENAL CODE section 302; 406; 335; 170; 540. a maximum sentence of 12 years in prison. The legislation on animal health and Husbandry No.18 Year 2009, article 66 and 67.

2. Housing and Chains Include a cage that is not feasible, water shortages or food; mismanagement; torture. The PENAL CODE section 302; 406; 540; 335. the maximum punishment of two years in prison. The legislation on animal health and Husbandry No.18 Year 2009, article 66 and 67.

3. Murder in the poisoning of dogs and the Including carried out actions at the request of the community or the Government. The PENAL CODE section 302; 406; 335; 170. the maximum punishment is 12 years in prison. The legislation on animal health and Husbandry No.18 Year 2009, article 66.

4. Theft of Dogs Includes the advantage of financial motives or ransom. CRIMINAL CODE, article 362; 363; 406; 480; 481; 335; 365. the maximum sentence of 15 years in prison.

5. Dog Fight Organized. Article 241 of the CRIMINAL CODE; 302; 406; 170 / maximum sentence of 12 years in prison. The legislation on animal health and Husbandry No.18 Year 2009, article 66 and 67.

6. The dog meat trade differs Article charged to the supplier, the seller and the buyer. Article 241 of the CRIMINAL CODE; 302; 362; 363; 406; 335; 170; 480; 481; 204; 205. the maximum punishment is life imprisonment. The legislation on animal health and Husbandry No.18 Year 2009, article 66 and 67. Chapter 13, sections 86 and 87.

Up to now, the Act is still in effect, but unfortunately is rarely used. Is it because the few who knows? So, let’s protect the rights of animal life. Both in the wild, as well as the surrounding environment.

 

SOURCE: INDONESIAN LAW LINK HERE & HERE
ENGLISH TRANSLATION: Shining Shuma
Initial research and simplification of interpretation of Indonesian Animal Welfare Law conducted by BAWA