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": 

Penal Code Provisions


Penal Code of 1835, as Amended up to 2005.


Non- Discrimination

Labour Code of 1961, as Amended up to 2003.

Decree Punishing Acts of Racial Discrimination of 1981.


Protection Of Minorities

Order on the Recognition by the State of Haitian Voodoo as a Religion in its Own Right throughout the National Territory of 2003.


Equality Bodies/ Ombudsman

Law on the Organization and Operation of the Office for the Protection of the Citizen, OPC [Ombudsman] of 2012.