An Act to prevent the infliction of unnecessary pain or suffering on animals and for that purpose to amend the law relating to the prevention of cruelty to animals.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Mohd. Hanif Quareshi & Others Vs State of Bihar dated 23/04/1958 regarding total ban on the slaughter of all categories of animal, of the species of bovine cattle.

Supreme Court after going through the issues have reached the following conclusions:

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