Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry

Uruguay

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.