Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry


Excerpts of the following laws appear in the publication "Legislating for Equality, A Multinational Collection of Non-Discrimination Norms. Vol. II: Americas":

Human Rights Related Legislation


Organic Act on Political Parties of 1985, as Amended up to 2006.

National Intelligence Act of 2001.

Act on the Prevention and Prohibition of Human Trafficking and Assistance to Victims of 2008.

Act on Regulation of Audiovisual Communication Services of 2009.

Penal Code Provisions

Criminal Code of 1921, as Amended up to 2012.


Non- Discrimination

Law on Discriminatory Actions of 1988, as Amended up to 2002.

Act on the Creation of the National Anti-Discrimination, Anti-xenophobia and Anti-Racism Institute of 1995, as amended up to 2002.

Act of Labor Reform of 1998, as Amended up to 2008.

Code of Ethics in Public Functions of 1999.


Protection Of Minorities

Indigenous Policy and Aborigine Communities Assistance Act of 1985, as Amended up to 2012.

Declaration of 1993 as the "Year of Indigenous People" Act of 1992.

Act on Indigenous Communities of 2006, as Amended up to 2009.

The Law Unifying the Civil, Procedural and Commercial Codes of 2012.


Equality Bodies/ Ombudsman


Ombudsman Act of 1993, as Amended up to 1994.