PUNJAB LIVESTOCK BREEDING Act, 2014
Keepiog in view the expounded s.cenarloand to formallze the livestock breeding chain
a·s per needs of the specific breed, specie and region, for provision of reliable and quality livestock breedirig services leading to unit productivity enhancement wa·s required to be ,egulated through legislation whkh was therefore drafted, consutted exhaustivetv and presented before provincial Assembly of Punjab for fts approval under the title of "PUNJAB LIVESTOCK BREEDING Bill". The Provincial Assembly of Punjab approved <he same on dated 29• May, 2014 after which it has been enacted as "PUNJAB LIVESTOCK BREEDING Act, 2014"(Complete document is available at ????$JZ]<g_u.oia.l>,S\ll6R.1$)
Enforcement of the Act has helped in developing an excellent pedigree performance recording system; import of exo·tic semen, certified sale of semen and quality services to elevate the ,ep,oductive and productive efficiency of livestock, ensuring traceabilitv of each breeding iervice leading to availability of reliable dat<1.
SALIENT FEATURES OF THE ACT
• Establishment oflivestock breeding ·ser'Vice authority
• Standards and Procedures of 8re????ding""
• Standards for selection of breeding animals
• Recording of Pedigree and performance
• Regulation and licensing
• Penalties and procedures