If a breeder or farmer is prosecuted for environmental degradation, the Prosecutor may under conditions, order the additional penalty provided under Article 5 of Law. 1300/1982. It refers to the grant of livestock loans, agricultural subsidies, or financial support for breeding and farming. For example, none of the above aid is granted to convicted breeders for animal killing by the state even three years after serving the sentence. In case of sentence the debts of the convicted person before the state or a bank institute are declared overdue.
The hunting license of a hunter, whose hunting dog is not marked and has no updated health booklet or passport during hunting or movement, is recalled in accordance with Article 5 para. 4 of Law . 4039/2012.
The pet owner is obliged to mark the animal according to Article 21 of Law 4039/2012. The lack of marking and registration, or the lack of loss declaration implies a fine of EUR 300 under Article 21 of v. 4039/2012.
The pet owner is prohibited under Article 5, paragraph. 2 e) of Law 4039/2012 to let his animal free. If he wishes to dispose his pet he must notify the competent department of the Municipality, to return it to a veterinarian and receive from him a certified copy of the change of registration in the online data base and registration of pets, where the municipality should be stated as a temporary holder. Article 20 par. 4a of Law. 2017/1992 and Article 8 par. 1 of Law 1197/1981 criminalizes pet abandonment. Article 13 of Law. 3170/2003 (Government Gazette 191 / A / 29-07-2003) for administrative sanctions holders stray pets.
The possession of a wild animal as a pet is prohibited under Article 3 of Presidential Decree 67/81.
The import, export, possession and keeping of live animals which belong to the species listed in Annex A of Regulation (EC) 338/97 is prohibited according to article 9 of the Ministerial Decree 125188/246/13 .
Whoever leaves a wild animal wander freely is prosecuted under Article 435 CC.
In case of poisoning the Prosecutor may order the examination to detect toxic substances and poisons under Article 3, par. 3, point P, c of the Presidential Decree 455/90 (Government Gazette 174 / 14.12.1990). The order is addressed to the Department of Toxicology of the Institute of Biochemistry Animal toxicology in Athens, Centre of Veterinary Institutions (Neapoleos Street 25, 15310, Ag. Paraskevi, 210 6011684, 210 6010925 (int. 114).
The Prosecutor may investigate the origin and the marketing of the venom. Articles 422, 423, 479 of the Penal Code are applicable to producers and users of poisons. Articles 279, 282 CC and 1 n. 1300/82 are applicable for the prosecution of poisoning pet animals. Articles 28 of Law 1650/86 9, the Presidential Decree 67/81 and Art. 3 f of Law 4043/12 are applicable for the prosecution of wildlife animal poisoning.
Apart from the criminal prosecution the Prosecutor may report any environmental degradation incident at the Coordinating Office for Confronting Environmental Damage (SYGAPEZ) of the Ministry of Environment, in order to forward the measures provided in Article 6 par. 2 and 3 of Presidential Decree 148/2009.