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Animal Welfare under the Shari'a

Wood, Azmi


This paper examines the law related to the specific issue of animals ritually slaughtered by the Muslim halal method for food in Australia. Currently, the main contentious religio-legal issue for Muslims is that some Muslim leaders have resisted the general use of stunning of animals before slaughter on religious grounds, and have reacted negatively to the RSPCA's recommendation that stunning is made mandatory in Australia. The validity or otherwise of this opposition is examined by...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Macquarie Law Journal


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