Tlaxcala, Tlax., August 31, 2017.- In ordinary session, the Plenary approved amendments and additions to the Law of Animal Protection for the State of Tlaxcala, aimed to promote and protect the fair treatment and respectful to the animals, to regulate the care, marketing, transport, accommodation, development, and preventing child abuse, cruelty, and suffering, as well as the prohibition of the use of animals in circuses, whatever their species.
In the reading of the opinion issued by the joint Committees of Constitutional Points, the Interior and Justice and Political Affairs and of Environment, Natural Resources, it was said that the adaptation to the said new legislation seeks to harmonise and update Protection issues and Animal Health, on the grounds that the current legislation, already surpassed, due to which the situation in the year 2003, year in which was published the same, is very different to what is currently live, so it is necessary to address the issue, so that the changes and benefits are reflected in a direct way in our State.
It is established, that the competent authorities promote the participation of people, societies of animals, and social organisations, legally constituted, of academic institutions and scientific research with government institutions related to the protection so that the animals get treated with dignity and respect, to such effect may enter into agreements with these, as well as to promote campaigns in schools and municipalities for the awareness-raising mass awareness to the public about the care and decent treatment to all species, as well as to disseminate the protection of animals.
So also it was noted that after the entry into force of the aforementioned law, the municipalities must issue the agreements or circular in the area of its competence, to the fulfilment of the Law of Animal Protection for the State of Tlaxcala, and was requested to the holder of the Executive Power of the State, to publish it within a term of not more than sixty days after the entry into force of the present Decree.
At another point in the session, it endorsed the agreement of the Commission of Constitutional Points, Governance and law and Political Affairs, by which it authorized the municipality of Tetla of Solidarity, to exercise acts of ownership in respect of 11 units, for vehicles that are in poor state, in addition to the resources obtained by the sale of the same will be allocated to the purchase of an ambulance for the benefit of the population of that commune.