"Federley: In principle, there are no consequences for those who violate the law."
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"DEBATE Each year to be transported 1,37 billion live animals within the EU, or to countries outside the union. Several of these transport the transport of animals is shameful. Many shipments comply with either existing legislation or monitored. It is controlled far too bad if during transport, put the pauses so that the animals can drink or move. This needs to be changed."
"The biggest reason for the problem with transport is that the djurvälfärdslagstiftning that are in place are not respected by the member states, and it is in principle no consequences for those who break the law. Recurring stories about the animals that are too warm, do not have access to the beverage, food and rest, which are damaged or become damaged during the voyage, shall not be allowed to occur. "
"A huge problem is the fact that the penalties for those who choose to break the law is far too low. The penalty is based on income earned in the country you break the law, even if it is discovered, therefore, it can in some cases be economically advantageous to ignore to provide the animals with any rest or water, for it costs too little compared to what you earn financially to break the law and step on the gas past the kontrollposterna. "
"I'm not going to tolerate this anymore. In the EU-parliament, I have fought hard to ensure that the welfare of the animals being transported are respected, and on Thursday the EU parliament to take its final decision. In order to guarantee decent conditions for the animals we need to: "
"For the billions of animals being transported around Europe, we need to give worthy conditions. The least we can require is that the law is followed. Therefore, I take it for granted that all Swedish parliamentarians to vote with me on Thursday. "
"nFredrick Federley member of the EUROPEAN parliament, (C)."
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