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


Act on Social Responsibility on Radio, Television and Electronic Media of 2004, as Amended up to 2010.

Act Prohibiting Crimes, Disappearances, Torture and Other Human Rights Violations on Political Grounds During 1958-1998 of 2011.


Penal Code Provisions


Criminal Code of 2000, as Amended up to 2005.


Non- Discrimination

Minors Guardianship Law of 1980.

Organic Education Act of 1980, as Amended to 2009.

Organic Anti-Discrimination Act of 2011.

Organic Employment Act of 2012.


Protection Of Minorities

Organic Indigenous People and Communities Act of 2005.

Indigenous Languages Act of 2008.

Cultural Heritage of Indigenous People and Communities Act of 2009.


Equality Bodies/ Ombudsman

Organic Ombudsman Act of 2004.