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Peru: Loss of Parental Rights and Duties

(Mar. 2, 2008) Law No. 19194 of January 24, 2008 amends article 177 and adds article 181-B to the Criminal Code concerning loss of the "Patria potestas" (parental rights and duties). The new versions of these articles incorporate aggravating circumstances in the conduct of parents and custodians of children including sexual offenses and trafficking of […]

Peru: Possession of weapons and ammunitions

(Dec. 2, 2007) On October 17, 2007, President Alan Garcia Perez signed Law No. 29106 amending article 13 of Law No. 25054, which regulated the manufacture, trade, possession and use by individuals of weapons and ammunitions not destined to war and including amendment to articles 36 and 38 of the Criminal Code (Legislative Decree No. […]