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Germany Approves "Group Action" Rights For Animal Protection Activist Organizations

By Ludger Giesberts, LL.M. and Thilo Streit Germany’s most populous state has adopted a law, already in effect, allowing so-called group actions in cases involving animal protection. The new act ( Gesetz über das Verbandsklagerecht und Mitwirkungsrechte für Tierschutzvereine ) will...