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        2/26/2012, Adar 3, 5772

      Ministers Endorse Animal Business Regulations

      The Ministerial Committee on Legislation endorsed, Sunday, a bill by Member of Knesset Dov Henin (Hadash) to regulate conditions for keeping, transporting and training animals (including in pet stores), as well as conditions on exhibitions, competitions and performances, including the manner of putting animals to deathThe Knesset is expected to approve the measure on Tuesday.

      MK Khenin said, "The field was completely broken up until today. The measure fills in the gaps of essential Israeli animal-welfare laws."