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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 2 September 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.

Sources Consulted

Oral sources.

Copyright notice: This document is published with the permission of the copyright holder and producer Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB). The original version of this document may be found on the offical website of the IRB at http://www.irb-cisr.gc.ca/en/. Documents earlier than 2003 may be found only on Refworld.

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