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Query responses are replies to focused queries or requests for Information that are submitted in the course of the refugee status determination process.
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Nicaragua: Domestic violence, including legislation and availability of state protection and support services (2007 - July 2010)

3 August 2010 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Nicaragua: Protection available to women who are victims of domestic violence, and legal recourse available to victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse, particularly those who have been assaulted by military personnel

3 September 2003 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Nicaragua: Update to NIC29755.E of 3 July 1998 on the refusal of magistrates and judges to proceed with cases falling under the terms of Law 230; whether local courts continue to hear cases under Law 230 without the authority to do so; the impact of a Supreme Court opinion to the effect that measures to protect victims of domestic violence should be ordered by means of a summary hearing; whether forensic physicians are available to assess victims; whether the proposals of the Inter-Institutional Committee to solve problems in the application of Laws 230, 150 and 143 have been adopted; whether police officers continue to reach extra-judicial settlements in cases of domestic violence; whether the Law on the Organization and Implementation of the State has been implemented; update to NIC2954.E of 17 June 1998 on whether the Criminal Procedures Code has been amended to ensure conformity with Law 230; existence of centres offering psychiatric or psychological services to victims of domestic violence; existence of educational programs for police officers in the area of domestic violence; whether educational programs have been initiated to foster a better understanding of the meaning of psychic injury

26 April 2000 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Nicaragua: Update to Responses to Information Requests NIC29553.E and NIC29554.E of 17 June 1998 on protection available to women who are victims of domestic violence and recourse to the law available to sexual abuse victims, particularly those who are assaulted by military personnel

1 July 1998 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Nicaragua: Information on legislation regarding spousal abuse and domestic violence

1 November 1995 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

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