The animal abuse must be punished also if committed in special areas. This is the principle established by the “Corte di Cassazione”, Criminal III Section with the judgment no. 11606 March 6 - 26 2012. With this judgment the Law court reaffirmed the following principle: the crime of mistreatment of animals (art. 544-ter penal code) is also applicable circuses, hunting and experimentation. Considering the developments in case law and their related interpretation on animal abuse, the Authors analyze the aforesaid judgment and highlight that law no. 189/2004 reinforced the responsibility towards animal protection, expanding the ambit of protection of all the animals and forbidding every unnecessary suffering.

INTERPRETAZIONE GIURISPRUDENZIALE DEI REATI IN MATERIA DI MALTRATTAMENTO ANIMALE

QUARTARONE, VALERIA;FAZIO, ALESSANDRA;PASSANTINO, Annamaria
2012

Abstract

The animal abuse must be punished also if committed in special areas. This is the principle established by the “Corte di Cassazione”, Criminal III Section with the judgment no. 11606 March 6 - 26 2012. With this judgment the Law court reaffirmed the following principle: the crime of mistreatment of animals (art. 544-ter penal code) is also applicable circuses, hunting and experimentation. Considering the developments in case law and their related interpretation on animal abuse, the Authors analyze the aforesaid judgment and highlight that law no. 189/2004 reinforced the responsibility towards animal protection, expanding the ambit of protection of all the animals and forbidding every unnecessary suffering.
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