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Chile: Statistics on domestic violence and copy of the law on intra-family violence

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 March 1997
Citation / Document Symbol CHL26599.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Chile: Statistics on domestic violence and copy of the law on intra-family violence, 1 March 1997, CHL26599.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6acb664.html [accessed 11 July 2014]
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Please find attached an English-language translation of the law on intra-family violence (Law 19325 which "Establishes rules governing procedures and sanctions for family violence") and various statistical tables on domestic violence for 1994, 1995 and 1996, provided by the 48th Carabineros police station in Santiago, the central police station for family matters (asuntos de la familia) in Chile.

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.

Attachment

Carabineros of Chile, 48 Comisaria. n.d. Statistical information package provided to Canadian representative in Santiago. Translated by the Multilingual Translation Directorate of the Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada.

Chile. Law 19325: Establishes Rules Governing Procedures and Sanctions for Family Violence. 27 August 1994. Translated by the Multilingual Translation Directorate of the Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada.

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