Jamaica: Information on whether reservists in the Jamaica Defense Force (JDF) are treated with special consideration and/or respect when complaints of assault or spousal abuse are made against them
|Publisher||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada|
|Author||Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada|
|Publication Date||1 May 1995|
|Citation / Document Symbol||JAM20516.E|
|Cite as||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Jamaica: Information on whether reservists in the Jamaica Defense Force (JDF) are treated with special consideration and/or respect when complaints of assault or spousal abuse are made against them, 1 May 1995, JAM20516.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6aac354.html [accessed 29 August 2014]|
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Information on the above-mentioned topic could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB.
However, for information on police treatment of spousal abuse, availability of legal redress and whether court decisions are enforced, please consult Response to Information Request JAM19583.E of 30 January 1995, which is available at your Regional Documentation Centre.
This response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this information request.