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Slovenia Tightens Animal Protection Law

Ljubljana, 7 March - Lawmakers passed Thursday changes to the animal protection act, tightening several aspects of the regulation, including limits to animal testing, to bring them in line with European rules and a ban on slaughter without prior stunning.

Ljubljana
MPs discussing draft closing account of the budgets for 2010 and 2011, the Human Rights Ombudsman's report for 2011 and changes to the animal protection act.
Photo: Nebojša Tejič/STA

Ljubljana
MPs discussing draft closing account of the budgets for 2010 and 2011, the Human Rights Ombudsman's report for 2011 and changes to the animal protection act.
Photo: Nebojša Tejič/STA

Ljubljana
MPs discussing draft closing account of the budgets for 2010 and 2011, the Human Rights Ombudsman's report for 2011 and changes to the animal protection act.
Photo: Nebojša Tejič/STA

Ljubljana
The National Assembly in session.
Photo: Nebojša Tejič/STA

Ljubljana
MPs discussing draft closing account of the budgets for 2010 and 2011, the Human Rights Ombudsman's report for 2011 and changes to the animal protection act.
Photo: Nebojša Tejič/STA

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