Yeosu’s response to our e-People petition

Application No.: 1AA-2008-0074984
Application Date: 2020-08-03
Yeosu, South Korea, Shut down the illegal dog meat farms, slaughterhouses and markets.
대한민국 여수시는 불법 개농장, 도축장, 시장, 보신탕집을 폐쇄하라!!!

Civil Petition Results
organization in charge 전라남도
staff in charge 이정훈
contact 061-659-4427
processing date 2020-08-27
result (Korean)
1. Hello. Thank you for your interest and participation in “Beautiful Yeosu Happy Citizens,” and below is the answer to your civil petition.
2. Your complaint is understood to be related to ‘animal welfare and protection’.
3. Our feedback on your inquiry is as follows.
A. Yeosu City has implemented animal protection and welfare policies in accordance with the Animal Protection Act, which was enacted on July 1, 1991, and amended 26 times.
B. We are also cracking down on illegal dog farms that are not authorized under the Livestock Act and on the illegal slaughter of dogs and the sale of dog meat that are prohibited for food under the Livestock Products Sanitation Act.
C. Yeosu City promises to carry out animal welfare and protection policies in accordance with the Constitution of the Republic of Korea.

4. We hope this answers your question and if you need further clarification, please contact Jeon Hyun-sung, the official in charge of the Agricultural Policy Divsion (061-659-4427). Thank you.

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