UDC 351.765.4
Biblid: 1451-3188, 11 (2012)
Vol. 12, No 41, pp. 398-417
DOI:

Оriginal article
Received: 01 Jan 1970
Accepted: 01 Jan 1970

LEGAL REGULATION OF ANIMAL WELFARE

Čović Ana (Универзитет Унион – „Никола Тесла”, Београд), tankosicana@yahoo.com

This paper will be discussed on the relationship of man to animals through history and status of animals in the 21 century and the eternal question of whether they are objects or subjects of rights. Also, analyze the increased incidence of violence against animals, legal regulations in the area of their protection and opportunities for improving the system and mechanisms for the protection of animal rights. Depicting some solutions in Comparative Law and their comparison with the Serbian solutions, will answer the question of what steps need to be taken to improve the legal framework in this area.

Keywords: Аnimal rights, violence against animals, animal abuse, the protection of animals