Legislation

Analyse of Swedish legislation: 

The best animal welfare in the world?– an investigation into the myth about Sweden

The best animal welfare in the world?– an investigation into the myth about Sweden By Cecilia Mille and Eva Frejadotter Diesen, Translation by Niki Woods Link: http://www.djurensratt.se/sites/default/files/best-animal-welfare-in-the-world.pdf

 

Enforcement tools

Animal Welfare police

Only in Stockholm.

•The County Administrative Board of Stockholm

•Established in 2010 by the chief of Police in Stockholm, Ms Carin Götblad

•6 persons

•Linked with a complaint form

•Perform  mandatory preventive controls + inspections resulting from private complaints

•Competence for all animals owned/kept

•Can take decisions for the animals (like to take in charge/ seize a mistreated animal), that will be enforced by the police

 

Animal Welfare Political Party

PlMWykWF_400x400Djurens Parti 

http://www.djurensparti.se/