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Uruguay: English translation of Law 17514 on domestic violence

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Ottawa
Publication Date 8 September 2003
Citation / Document Symbol URY41913.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Uruguay: English translation of Law 17514 on domestic violence, 8 September 2003, URY41913.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4b20f026c.html [accessed 10 July 2014]
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Please find attached an English translation of Law 17514 ("Domestic Violence"), published in the Official Gazette on 9 July 2002 and found on the Parliament of Uruguay (Poder Legislativo) electronic compendium of current laws and decrees, available at .

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate 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

Oriental Republic of Uruguay. 9 July 2002. Law 17514. Translated by the Multilingual Translation Directorate, Translation Bureau, Public Works and Government Services Canada, 4 September 2003. [Accessed 15 Aug. 2003]

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