Office of the Commissioner for Animal Welfare

“In view of the abnormal circumstances created by the Corona virus (Covid-19), the  Commissioner’s office will be closed from Monday 16th March 2020, until further notice. All the officials can nevertheless be contacted through the usual channels (i.e. e-mail/telephone) during office hours”

Mission and Purpose 

The Office of the Commissioner for Animal Welfare was set up by Chapter 439, the Animal Welfare Act, with the task towards projecting a higher deserved status to Animal Welfare issues and matters related there to.
The ultimate mission of the Commissioner’s office is to promote and advocate for the animal welfare and the highest standards of health,keeping and treatment of animals. The promotion of Compliance with the Animal Welfare Act, enhancement of cooperation between entities and persons advocating for animal welfare and the formulation of recommendations for the implementation of matters touching upon animal welfare.