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Chile: Information on military service, particularly on background checks for political concerns, and whether a family or personal history of political activism critical of the military would have an effect on recruitment or on service

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 August 1997
Citation / Document Symbol CHL27365.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Chile: Information on military service, particularly on background checks for political concerns, and whether a family or personal history of political activism critical of the military would have an effect on recruitment or on service, 1 August 1997, CHL27365.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ab017c.html [accessed 17 December 2017]
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For information on military se rvice in Chile, including exemptions from service for children of persons who were detained or disappeared during the military regime, please refer to Response to Information Request CHL27366.E of 29 August 1997 and its attachments, which add to previous Responses to Information Requests on military service 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.

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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