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Cabinet approves increasing fine on owners who dump dogs

Cabinet has approved a proposal to increase the fine on owners of dogs dumped on the street, the Government information department said today.The Government said that the Registration of Dogs Ordinance No 25 of 1901 will be amended to address difficulties faced by the public due to stray dogs. Accordingly, a proposal made by Faizer Mustafa, Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government, to instruct the Legal Draftsman to amend the ordinance to make provisions to increase the fine on owners of dogs dumped on the street to Rs. 25000 and the imprisonment to 02 years, was approved by the Cabinet of Ministers. (Colombo Gazette)

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