Chile: Update to Responses to Information Requests CHL19530.E of 1 January 1995, CHL18336.E of 11 October 1994 and CHL17815.F of 5 July 1994 on domestic violence
|Publisher||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada|
|Author||Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada|
|Publication Date||1 July 1996|
|Citation / Document Symbol||CHL24664.E|
|Cite as||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Chile: Update to Responses to Information Requests CHL19530.E of 1 January 1995, CHL18336.E of 11 October 1994 and CHL17815.F of 5 July 1994 on domestic violence, 1 July 1996, CHL24664.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ab9350.html [accessed 28 February 2015]|
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For updated information on the above-mentioned subject please consult the attached Law No 19.325 (Family Violence) and its regulations, as well as the letter from the National Coordinator of the Domestic Violence Prevention Program at the National Women's Service (SERNAM) in Santiago, which describes the services currently available to women victims of domestic violence.
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.
Chile. Law No. 19.325 (Family Violence), 14 August 1994. Translated by the Multilingual Translation Directorate, Public Works and Government Services Canada, Hull.
National Women's Service (SERNAM), Santiago. 7 June 1996. Letter sent to the DIRB by the national coordinator of the Domestic Violence Prevention Program.