The government supported the ban on the removal of Pets for the debts

Government Commission on legislative activities at the conclusion on the bill prohibiting withdraw Pets for the debts supported the initiative, but sought to modify it to introduce in the state Duma to specify exactly which animals will be treated to homemade and not subject to seizure, the draft conclusions (have RIA Novosti).

Earlier, the head of the Duma Committee on ecology and environmental protection Vladimir burmatov has informed the Agency that has sent the government a bill to prohibit taking the people of their Pets for the debts of microfinancing. The bill amends the Civil procedure code, according to which collecting under Executive documents cannot be turned into Pets.

Burmatov explained that the list of animals, the withdrawal of which is already prohibited, includes farm animals: breeding, dairy and working cattle, deer, rabbits, poultry, bees, and necessary food. In addition, adopted in 2018, the law about responsible treatment of animals is determined that the animal is not a "thing" but a living being, experiencing emotions, including pain and suffering. Authorities and organizations involved in the removal of animals, often the required conditions for the detention do not have, so that the animal may die, and employee of such an organization could face up to 5 years in prison for cruelty to animals.

"The bill does not contain a definition of "Pets", which requires the establishment of criteria to pet those animals that cannot be levied. The government of the Russian Federation supports the bill subject to revision before submission to the State Duma," - said in conclusion of the project.