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


System for the Prevention and Control of Asset-Laundring and Financing of Terrorism of 2004, as Amended up to 2012.

Act on the Cooperation with the International Criminal Court in the Fight Against Genocide, War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity of 2006.

Common Law Relationships Act of 2008.

General Education Act of 2009.


Penal Code Provisions

Criminal Code of 1933, as Amended up to 2010.


Non- Discrimination

Anti-Racism, Anti-Xenophobia and anti-Discrimination Act of 2004.

Equality of Rights and Opportunities between Women and Men in the Republic Act of 2007.


Protection Of Minorities


Act Declaring the Location and Subsequent Repatriation to National Territory of the Remains of the Charrua Indians  who Died in the Republic of France to be of Public Interest of 2000.

National Candombe, Afro-Uruguayan Culture and Racial Equality Day Act of 2006.

Charrua Nation and Indigenous Identity Day Act of 2009. 


Equality Bodies/ Ombudsman

Act Establishing the Human Rights Institution of 2008, as Amended up to 2011.