Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972- Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 - Transport of Animals rules, 1978 - Birds caught and brought to Mumbai-Inhuman and cruel treatment - High Court directed States to constitute committee.

Committee constituted. On such visits and inspection committee shall identify the cruelties to birds/animals , particularly as to method and manner of carrying them,, space for them, food and other provisions, etc. The Committee shall also verify whether the birds are being dealt with illegality or illicitly for trade , in contravention of provisions of the Wild Life Protection Act, 1972. [Viniyog Parivar Trust and another vs Union of India. AIR 1998 Bom 71. M.B.Shah & S.D.Gundewar {J&J}]