Poland's Attorney General says the practice of Kosher and Halal ritual slaughter violates the nation's animal protection act.

Andrzej Seremet has now submitted an application to Poland's Constitutional Tribunal, a supervisory judicial body that resolves disputes in the country's laws, so that the matter can be reviewed.

Seremet was requested to investigate the matter by a number of non-governmental organisations including the Viva! Animal Rights Foundation.

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