The Prevention Of Cruelty To Draught And Pack Animals Rules,1965
Q 21) What is the maximum load for draught animals?
A) Below is the table, stating the specific animals meant for drawing a vehicle of the kind with the load of excess weight.
Q 22) What is the maximum load of certain pack animals?
A ) Below is the Table provided specifying animals allowed to carry loads along with the excess weight .
Q 23) What are the powers provided to police officers under The Prevention of Cruelty to Draught and Pack Animals Rules,1965?
A) Section 11 of the Act, provides that if police officer above the rank of a constable feels that the rule of reasonable excess weight with regard to the draught and pack animals is getting violated, he may, ask the owner or the other person in charge of such animal to take the animal or the vehicle or both to the weighbridge for the purpose of determining the weight of the load which animal has been or is drawing or carrying.
And if the owner incharge of the aforesaid animals refuses to comply with the demand of the police officer , the policeman has every right to take the animal or the vehicle or both to the weighbridge and get it measured. And as soon as any weight is determined under this rule, the owner or other person in charge of the said animal shall be given a statement in writing signed by the police officer as to the weight so determined and any other information relevant for the purpose.
Q 24) What are the general conditions for the use of draught and pack animals?
A) Section 6 of The Prevention of Cruelty to Draught and Pack Animals Rules, 1965, lays down the general conditions for the use of draught and pack animals. No person is allowed to use any animal for drawing any vehicle or carrying any load :
Q25) What are other relevant provisions with regard to The Prevention of Cruelty To Draught And Pack Animals Rules,1965?
A) Following are the important sections that should be known. These are: