Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960
24. Power of court to prohibit restrict exhibition and training of performing animals. -
(1) Where it is proved to the satisfaction of any magistrate on a complaint made by a police officer or an officer authorized in writing by the prescribed authority referred to in section 23, that the training or exhibition of any performing animal has been accompanied by unnecessary pain or suffering and should be prohibited or allowed only subject to conditions, the court may make an order against the person in respect of whom the compliant is made, prohibiting the training or exhibition or imposing such condition is relation thereto, as may be specified by the order.
(2) Any court by which an order is made under this section shall cause a copy of the order to be sent, as soon as may be after the order is made, to the prescribed authority by which the person against whom the order is made is registered, and shall cause the particulars of the order to be endorsed upon the certificate held by that person, and that person shall produce his certificate on being so required by the court for the purposes of endorsement, and the prescribed authority to which a copy of an order is sent under this section shall enter the particulars of the order in that register.