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High Court Requests Activity Report From Animal Welfare Board As Proof Of Fulfilled Duties

today13 May 2022

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source: Science

The Animal Welfare Board, aΒ Malaysian organization that promotes animal welfare awareness, has been summoned by the Kuala Lumpur High Court to reveal its actions since its establishment seven years ago.

Rajesh Nagarajan, an animal rights lawyer, said the High Court granted his disclosure request and ordered the board to submit an affidavit and provide an activity report describing its activities thus far.

After the board failed to divulge its operations to Rajesh and his associates, they filed a discovery suit against them. He claimed that the board had asserted that all it had done was done in accordance with the Official Secrets Act of 1972.

source: Yahoo News

β€œWe contend that the animal welfare board has failed to carry out its responsibilities over the last seven years.Β  This is why we’re urging the board to verify that it has doneΒ its job,” he explained.

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Written by: Lara Lee