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NGORoyal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA)
AddressRSPCA, Wilberforce Way, Southwater, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 9RS
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Websitewww.rspca.org
Background InformationThe Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) is Britain's leading animal protection charity (no. 219099). Since the 19th century, the RSPCA has had an official role in the enforcement of animal protection legislation, now governed by the RSPCA Acts of 1932, 1940 and 1958. Originally the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the current name was adopted in 1840. Sources: www.charity-commission.gov.uk; www.rspca.org
Year Created1824
Other Names / Antecedent BodiesSociety for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (1824-1840)
Related OrganisationsWildlife and Countryside Link; World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA)
KeywordsAnimals and animal protection.
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Last Edited ByJRM at 04/04/2007 17:23:03

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