Dominican Republic  [print]. The Convention was ratified on June 11, The law establishes the framework for everything related to children in the country, including adoption, custody, guardianship, and the termination of parental rights. It is unclear if the laws are being ignored, if the resources are too limited to obey them, or if the laws are simply unknown. A State report  found that despite the presence of government institutions charged with protecting child welfare, it was private social and religious organizations that were bearing the burden of providing such services.
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WHO also does not warrant that the information in this record is correct or refers to the most up-to-date version. Please read the site disclaimer for further details. If this record contains an error or is outdated, please notify us. Skip to main content. Search MiNDbank resources: Advanced search. Description El presente Codigo tiene por objeto garantizar a todos los ninos, ninas y adolescentes que se encuentren en el territorio nacional el ejercicio y el disfrute pleno y efectivo de sus derechos fundamentales.
Para tales fines, este Codigo define y establece la proteccion integral de estos derechos regulando el papel y la relacion del Estado, la sociedad, las familias y los individuos con los sujetos desde su nacimiento hasta cumplir los 18 anos de edad. This Code aims to ensure all children, girls and adolescents that live in the country exercise and enjoy fully and effectively their fundamental rights. To that end, this Code defines and provides comprehensive protection of these rights by regulating the role and relationship of the state, society, families and individuals with the subjects from birth through 18 years of age.
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The Dominican Republic does not yet have a national strategy or policies on cyber security. The government of the Dominican Republic has actively participated in the various activities of the Council of Europe concerning the fight against cybercrime. As part of the awareness activities on cyber security in that country, the government of the Dominican Republic has conducted various awareness campaigns with other state institutions in order to inform the general population on Internet threats and risks and to provide advice on best practices related to information security. The Law on High Tech Crime includes the majority of offenses contained in the substantive law provisions of the Budapest Convention. He also pointed out that the Budapest Convention has equipped national authorities with the necessary tools to share information on an expeditious basis and it has especially enabled the identification and prosecution of cybercrime and counter organized crime. Said representative urged Latin American countries to access the Budapest Convention and promote regional cooperation for the countering of cybercrime in the region. The Dominican Republic is among the few countries in Latin America and the Caribbean with an independent law to investigate, prosecute and punish cybercrime Law No.