As of January 1, 2020, the Provincial Animal Welfare Services (PAWS) Act replaced the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) Act. SEC. The Animal Welfare Act of 2019 replaced the Cruelty to Animals Act of 1920. § 2131, et seq. USE OF EXOTIC OR WILD ANIMALS IN TRAVELING PERFORMANCES PROHIBITED. ENRD now has Departmental responsibility for affirmative litigation arising from the Nation’s animal protection laws, including: The Animal Welfare Act, 7 U.S.C. [8th April 2019] B e it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords … <