Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Peru http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Peru: New Law Granting Right of Consultation to Indigenous Peoples http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402819_text Native peoples - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 27 Sep 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402819_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Anti-Smoking Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401937_text Tobacco and smoking - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 21 Apr 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401937_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Congress Debates Legislation Decriminalizing Abortion http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401659_text Abortion - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 06 Nov 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401659_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Constitution Amended to Improve Annual Presentation of the General Account http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401586_text Budget - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 28 Sep 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401586_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Legislative Power Amended in the Constitution http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401584_text Constitution - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29402, amending article 90 of the Political Constitution of Peru, on legislative power. Article 90 as amended states that the legislative power... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 25 Sep 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401584_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: General Law on Tourism Promulgated http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401585_text Commerce - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29402, amending article 90 of the Political Constitution of Peru, on legislative power. Article 90 as amended states that the legislative power On September 17, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29408, declaring tourism to be of national interest and a priority policy of the state for the development of the country.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 25 Sep 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401585_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Persons with Disabilities http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401543_text Treaties and international agreements/human rights; Civil rights and liberties - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29402, amending article 90 of the Political Constitution of Peru, on legislative power. Article 90 as amended states that the legislative power On September 17, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29408, declaring tourism to be of national interest and a priority policy of the state for the development of the country. On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 09 Sep 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401543_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: New Provisions on Police Detention and on Crimes Discovered in Flagrante http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401544_text Police power - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29402, amending article 90 of the Political Constitution of Peru, on legislative power. Article 90 as amended states that the legislative power On September 17, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29408, declaring tourism to be of national interest and a priority policy of the state for the development of the country. On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation. On June 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29372, amending the Code of Criminal Procedure. The changes include provisions of article 259, on police detention and on citizens' arrest for crimes... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 09 Sep 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401544_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Mandatory Insurance for Traffic Accidents http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401394_text Insurance - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29402, amending article 90 of the Political Constitution of Peru, on legislative power. Article 90 as amended states that the legislative power On September 17, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29408, declaring tourism to be of national interest and a priority policy of the state for the development of the country. On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation. On June 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29372, amending the Code of Criminal Procedure. The changes include provisions of article 259, on police detention and on citizens' arrest for crimes On May 13, 2009, Javier Velasquez Quesquen, the President of the Congress of Peru, enacted a law amending Law No. 28515 on the promotion of transparency of information concerning the mandatory insurance to cover traffic accidents... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 01 Jul 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401394_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Public Defender Service http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401393_text Lawyers and legal services - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29402, amending article 90 of the Political Constitution of Peru, on legislative power. Article 90 as amended states that the legislative power On September 17, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29408, declaring tourism to be of national interest and a priority policy of the state for the development of the country. On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation. On June 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29372, amending the Code of Criminal Procedure. The changes include provisions of article 259, on police detention and on citizens' arrest for crimes On May 13, 2009, Javier Velasquez Quesquen, the President of the Congress of Peru, enacted a law amending Law No. 28515 on the promotion of transparency of information concerning the mandatory insurance to cover traffic accidents On May 13, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the Public Defender Service that regulates the purpose, principles, functions, types and conditions, and organization of the service, as well as access... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 30 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401393_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Registry of Information on Life Insurance Contracts http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401318_text Insurance - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29402, amending article 90 of the Political Constitution of Peru, on legislative power. Article 90 as amended states that the legislative power On September 17, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29408, declaring tourism to be of national interest and a priority policy of the state for the development of the country. On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation. On June 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29372, amending the Code of Criminal Procedure. The changes include provisions of article 259, on police detention and on citizens' arrest for crimes On May 13, 2009, Javier Velasquez Quesquen, the President of the Congress of Peru, enacted a law amending Law No. 28515 on the promotion of transparency of information concerning the mandatory insurance to cover traffic accidents On May 13, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the Public Defender Service that regulates the purpose, principles, functions, types and conditions, and organization of the service, as well as access On May 8, 2009, the President of the Congress of Peru signed Law No. 29355, creating the National Registry of Information on Contracts of Life Insurance and Personal Accidents with Coverage of Death or Accidental Death.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 03 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401318_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Universal Health Insurance http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401262_text Workers safety and health - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29402, amending article 90 of the Political Constitution of Peru, on legislative power. Article 90 as amended states that the legislative power On September 17, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29408, declaring tourism to be of national interest and a priority policy of the state for the development of the country. On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation. On June 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29372, amending the Code of Criminal Procedure. The changes include provisions of article 259, on police detention and on citizens' arrest for crimes On May 13, 2009, Javier Velasquez Quesquen, the President of the Congress of Peru, enacted a law amending Law No. 28515 on the promotion of transparency of information concerning the mandatory insurance to cover traffic accidents On May 13, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the Public Defender Service that regulates the purpose, principles, functions, types and conditions, and organization of the service, as well as access On May 8, 2009, the President of the Congress of Peru signed Law No. 29355, creating the National Registry of Information on Contracts of Life Insurance and Personal Accidents with Coverage of Death or Accidental Death. On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a framework law on universal health coverage. The law guarantees the full right of every individual to social security in matters of health and sets... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 05 May 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401262_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Labor Inspection Law Amended http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401263_text Labor - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29402, amending article 90 of the Political Constitution of Peru, on legislative power. Article 90 as amended states that the legislative power On September 17, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29408, declaring tourism to be of national interest and a priority policy of the state for the development of the country. On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation. On June 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29372, amending the Code of Criminal Procedure. The changes include provisions of article 259, on police detention and on citizens' arrest for crimes On May 13, 2009, Javier Velasquez Quesquen, the President of the Congress of Peru, enacted a law amending Law No. 28515 on the promotion of transparency of information concerning the mandatory insurance to cover traffic accidents On May 13, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the Public Defender Service that regulates the purpose, principles, functions, types and conditions, and organization of the service, as well as access On May 8, 2009, the President of the Congress of Peru signed Law No. 29355, creating the National Registry of Information on Contracts of Life Insurance and Personal Accidents with Coverage of Death or Accidental Death. On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a framework law on universal health coverage. The law guarantees the full right of every individual to social security in matters of health and sets On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a law amending article 6 of the General Law on Labor Inspection, dealing with the assignment of jurisdictions for the authorities (Law No. 28806). Article... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 05 May 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401263_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: National System of Evaluation and Control of the Environment http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401261_text Environmental protection - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29402, amending article 90 of the Political Constitution of Peru, on legislative power. Article 90 as amended states that the legislative power On September 17, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29408, declaring tourism to be of national interest and a priority policy of the state for the development of the country. On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation. On June 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29372, amending the Code of Criminal Procedure. The changes include provisions of article 259, on police detention and on citizens' arrest for crimes On May 13, 2009, Javier Velasquez Quesquen, the President of the Congress of Peru, enacted a law amending Law No. 28515 on the promotion of transparency of information concerning the mandatory insurance to cover traffic accidents On May 13, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the Public Defender Service that regulates the purpose, principles, functions, types and conditions, and organization of the service, as well as access On May 8, 2009, the President of the Congress of Peru signed Law No. 29355, creating the National Registry of Information on Contracts of Life Insurance and Personal Accidents with Coverage of Death or Accidental Death. On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a framework law on universal health coverage. The law guarantees the full right of every individual to social security in matters of health and sets On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a law amending article 6 of the General Law on Labor Inspection, dealing with the assignment of jurisdictions for the authorities (Law No. 28806). Article On March 4, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the National System of Evaluation and Control of the Environment, to be led by the Organismo de Evaluacion y Fiscalizacion Ambiental (Agency... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 04 May 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401261_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Manufacture of Weapons and Munitions http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401057_text Weapons - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29402, amending article 90 of the Political Constitution of Peru, on legislative power. Article 90 as amended states that the legislative power On September 17, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29408, declaring tourism to be of national interest and a priority policy of the state for the development of the country. On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation. On June 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29372, amending the Code of Criminal Procedure. The changes include provisions of article 259, on police detention and on citizens' arrest for crimes On May 13, 2009, Javier Velasquez Quesquen, the President of the Congress of Peru, enacted a law amending Law No. 28515 on the promotion of transparency of information concerning the mandatory insurance to cover traffic accidents On May 13, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the Public Defender Service that regulates the purpose, principles, functions, types and conditions, and organization of the service, as well as access On May 8, 2009, the President of the Congress of Peru signed Law No. 29355, creating the National Registry of Information on Contracts of Life Insurance and Personal Accidents with Coverage of Death or Accidental Death. On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a framework law on universal health coverage. The law guarantees the full right of every individual to social security in matters of health and sets On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a law amending article 6 of the General Law on Labor Inspection, dealing with the assignment of jurisdictions for the authorities (Law No. 28806). Article On March 4, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the National System of Evaluation and Control of the Environment, to be led by the Organismo de Evaluacion y Fiscalizacion Ambiental (Agency Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez signed a law on January 9, 2009, that adopts provisions concerning the name, nature, and legal status of the Fabrica de Armas y Municiones del Ejercito [Factory of Weapons and Munitions... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 03 Mar 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401057_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Sentences Imposed for Fraudulent Corporate Activities http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540976_text Crime and law enforcement - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29402, amending article 90 of the Political Constitution of Peru, on legislative power. Article 90 as amended states that the legislative power On September 17, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29408, declaring tourism to be of national interest and a priority policy of the state for the development of the country. On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation. On June 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29372, amending the Code of Criminal Procedure. The changes include provisions of article 259, on police detention and on citizens' arrest for crimes On May 13, 2009, Javier Velasquez Quesquen, the President of the Congress of Peru, enacted a law amending Law No. 28515 on the promotion of transparency of information concerning the mandatory insurance to cover traffic accidents On May 13, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the Public Defender Service that regulates the purpose, principles, functions, types and conditions, and organization of the service, as well as access On May 8, 2009, the President of the Congress of Peru signed Law No. 29355, creating the National Registry of Information on Contracts of Life Insurance and Personal Accidents with Coverage of Death or Accidental Death. On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a framework law on universal health coverage. The law guarantees the full right of every individual to social security in matters of health and sets On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a law amending article 6 of the General Law on Labor Inspection, dealing with the assignment of jurisdictions for the authorities (Law No. 28806). Article On March 4, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the National System of Evaluation and Control of the Environment, to be led by the Organismo de Evaluacion y Fiscalizacion Ambiental (Agency Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez signed a law on January 9, 2009, that adopts provisions concerning the name, nature, and legal status of the Fabrica de Armas y Municiones del Ejercito [Factory of Weapons and Munitions On December 30, 2008, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru signed a law that amends articles 198 and 245 of the Criminal Code (Law No. 29307). Article 198 deals with fraudulent management. A prison sentence of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 03 Feb 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540976_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Law Sets Conditions for Transfer and Service of Sentences of Foreigners http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540974_text Crime and law enforcement - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29402, amending article 90 of the Political Constitution of Peru, on legislative power. Article 90 as amended states that the legislative power On September 17, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29408, declaring tourism to be of national interest and a priority policy of the state for the development of the country. On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation. On June 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29372, amending the Code of Criminal Procedure. The changes include provisions of article 259, on police detention and on citizens' arrest for crimes On May 13, 2009, Javier Velasquez Quesquen, the President of the Congress of Peru, enacted a law amending Law No. 28515 on the promotion of transparency of information concerning the mandatory insurance to cover traffic accidents On May 13, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the Public Defender Service that regulates the purpose, principles, functions, types and conditions, and organization of the service, as well as access On May 8, 2009, the President of the Congress of Peru signed Law No. 29355, creating the National Registry of Information on Contracts of Life Insurance and Personal Accidents with Coverage of Death or Accidental Death. On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a framework law on universal health coverage. The law guarantees the full right of every individual to social security in matters of health and sets On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a law amending article 6 of the General Law on Labor Inspection, dealing with the assignment of jurisdictions for the authorities (Law No. 28806). Article On March 4, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the National System of Evaluation and Control of the Environment, to be led by the Organismo de Evaluacion y Fiscalizacion Ambiental (Agency Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez signed a law on January 9, 2009, that adopts provisions concerning the name, nature, and legal status of the Fabrica de Armas y Municiones del Ejercito [Factory of Weapons and Munitions On December 30, 2008, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru signed a law that amends articles 198 and 245 of the Criminal Code (Law No. 29307). Article 198 deals with fraudulent management. A prison sentence of Law No. 29305, signed by President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru on December 21, 2008, amends articles 542(e) and 544(2) of the new Code of Criminal Procedure (Legislative Decree No. 957) concerning conditions for the transfer... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 02 Feb 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540974_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Protection from Domestic Violence http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540900_text Domestic violence - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29402, amending article 90 of the Political Constitution of Peru, on legislative power. Article 90 as amended states that the legislative power On September 17, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29408, declaring tourism to be of national interest and a priority policy of the state for the development of the country. On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation. On June 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29372, amending the Code of Criminal Procedure. The changes include provisions of article 259, on police detention and on citizens' arrest for crimes On May 13, 2009, Javier Velasquez Quesquen, the President of the Congress of Peru, enacted a law amending Law No. 28515 on the promotion of transparency of information concerning the mandatory insurance to cover traffic accidents On May 13, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the Public Defender Service that regulates the purpose, principles, functions, types and conditions, and organization of the service, as well as access On May 8, 2009, the President of the Congress of Peru signed Law No. 29355, creating the National Registry of Information on Contracts of Life Insurance and Personal Accidents with Coverage of Death or Accidental Death. On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a framework law on universal health coverage. The law guarantees the full right of every individual to social security in matters of health and sets On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a law amending article 6 of the General Law on Labor Inspection, dealing with the assignment of jurisdictions for the authorities (Law No. 28806). Article On March 4, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the National System of Evaluation and Control of the Environment, to be led by the Organismo de Evaluacion y Fiscalizacion Ambiental (Agency Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez signed a law on January 9, 2009, that adopts provisions concerning the name, nature, and legal status of the Fabrica de Armas y Municiones del Ejercito [Factory of Weapons and Munitions On December 30, 2008, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru signed a law that amends articles 198 and 245 of the Criminal Code (Law No. 29307). Article 198 deals with fraudulent management. A prison sentence of Law No. 29305, signed by President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru on December 21, 2008, amends articles 542(e) and 544(2) of the new Code of Criminal Procedure (Legislative Decree No. 957) concerning conditions for the transfer On November 25, 2008, the Peruvian Congress amended existing laws to provide greater protections for victims of domestic violence. Law No. 29282, enacted after the incorporation of observations submitted by President Alan Garcia Perez, amends the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 05 Jan 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540900_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Vehicle Safety http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540782_text Transportation and public works - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29402, amending article 90 of the Political Constitution of Peru, on legislative power. Article 90 as amended states that the legislative power On September 17, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29408, declaring tourism to be of national interest and a priority policy of the state for the development of the country. On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation. On June 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29372, amending the Code of Criminal Procedure. The changes include provisions of article 259, on police detention and on citizens' arrest for crimes On May 13, 2009, Javier Velasquez Quesquen, the President of the Congress of Peru, enacted a law amending Law No. 28515 on the promotion of transparency of information concerning the mandatory insurance to cover traffic accidents On May 13, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the Public Defender Service that regulates the purpose, principles, functions, types and conditions, and organization of the service, as well as access On May 8, 2009, the President of the Congress of Peru signed Law No. 29355, creating the National Registry of Information on Contracts of Life Insurance and Personal Accidents with Coverage of Death or Accidental Death. On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a framework law on universal health coverage. The law guarantees the full right of every individual to social security in matters of health and sets On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a law amending article 6 of the General Law on Labor Inspection, dealing with the assignment of jurisdictions for the authorities (Law No. 28806). Article On March 4, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the National System of Evaluation and Control of the Environment, to be led by the Organismo de Evaluacion y Fiscalizacion Ambiental (Agency Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez signed a law on January 9, 2009, that adopts provisions concerning the name, nature, and legal status of the Fabrica de Armas y Municiones del Ejercito [Factory of Weapons and Munitions On December 30, 2008, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru signed a law that amends articles 198 and 245 of the Criminal Code (Law No. 29307). Article 198 deals with fraudulent management. A prison sentence of Law No. 29305, signed by President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru on December 21, 2008, amends articles 542(e) and 544(2) of the new Code of Criminal Procedure (Legislative Decree No. 957) concerning conditions for the transfer On November 25, 2008, the Peruvian Congress amended existing laws to provide greater protections for victims of domestic violence. Law No. 29282, enacted after the incorporation of observations submitted by President Alan Garcia Perez, amends the Law No. 29259, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on September 13, 2008, amends articles 24 and 26 of Law No. 27181, the General Law on Transportation and Ground Transit of Peru. The amended article... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 25 Nov 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540782_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Joint Custody Determinations http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540783_text Children - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29402, amending article 90 of the Political Constitution of Peru, on legislative power. Article 90 as amended states that the legislative power On September 17, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29408, declaring tourism to be of national interest and a priority policy of the state for the development of the country. On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation. On June 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29372, amending the Code of Criminal Procedure. The changes include provisions of article 259, on police detention and on citizens' arrest for crimes On May 13, 2009, Javier Velasquez Quesquen, the President of the Congress of Peru, enacted a law amending Law No. 28515 on the promotion of transparency of information concerning the mandatory insurance to cover traffic accidents On May 13, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the Public Defender Service that regulates the purpose, principles, functions, types and conditions, and organization of the service, as well as access On May 8, 2009, the President of the Congress of Peru signed Law No. 29355, creating the National Registry of Information on Contracts of Life Insurance and Personal Accidents with Coverage of Death or Accidental Death. On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a framework law on universal health coverage. The law guarantees the full right of every individual to social security in matters of health and sets On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a law amending article 6 of the General Law on Labor Inspection, dealing with the assignment of jurisdictions for the authorities (Law No. 28806). Article On March 4, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the National System of Evaluation and Control of the Environment, to be led by the Organismo de Evaluacion y Fiscalizacion Ambiental (Agency Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez signed a law on January 9, 2009, that adopts provisions concerning the name, nature, and legal status of the Fabrica de Armas y Municiones del Ejercito [Factory of Weapons and Munitions On December 30, 2008, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru signed a law that amends articles 198 and 245 of the Criminal Code (Law No. 29307). Article 198 deals with fraudulent management. A prison sentence of Law No. 29305, signed by President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru on December 21, 2008, amends articles 542(e) and 544(2) of the new Code of Criminal Procedure (Legislative Decree No. 957) concerning conditions for the transfer On November 25, 2008, the Peruvian Congress amended existing laws to provide greater protections for victims of domestic violence. Law No. 29282, enacted after the incorporation of observations submitted by President Alan Garcia Perez, amends the Law No. 29259, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on September 13, 2008, amends articles 24 and 26 of Law No. 27181, the General Law on Transportation and Ground Transit of Peru. The amended article On October 16, 2008, Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez promulgated Law No. 29269, amending articles 81 and 84 of the Code of the Child and the Adolescent to incorporate a provision dealing with joint custody. The... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 24 Nov 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540783_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Acquired Legal Capacity of Minors http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540784_text Civil code - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29402, amending article 90 of the Political Constitution of Peru, on legislative power. Article 90 as amended states that the legislative power On September 17, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29408, declaring tourism to be of national interest and a priority policy of the state for the development of the country. On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation. On June 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29372, amending the Code of Criminal Procedure. The changes include provisions of article 259, on police detention and on citizens' arrest for crimes On May 13, 2009, Javier Velasquez Quesquen, the President of the Congress of Peru, enacted a law amending Law No. 28515 on the promotion of transparency of information concerning the mandatory insurance to cover traffic accidents On May 13, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the Public Defender Service that regulates the purpose, principles, functions, types and conditions, and organization of the service, as well as access On May 8, 2009, the President of the Congress of Peru signed Law No. 29355, creating the National Registry of Information on Contracts of Life Insurance and Personal Accidents with Coverage of Death or Accidental Death. On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a framework law on universal health coverage. The law guarantees the full right of every individual to social security in matters of health and sets On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a law amending article 6 of the General Law on Labor Inspection, dealing with the assignment of jurisdictions for the authorities (Law No. 28806). Article On March 4, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the National System of Evaluation and Control of the Environment, to be led by the Organismo de Evaluacion y Fiscalizacion Ambiental (Agency Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez signed a law on January 9, 2009, that adopts provisions concerning the name, nature, and legal status of the Fabrica de Armas y Municiones del Ejercito [Factory of Weapons and Munitions On December 30, 2008, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru signed a law that amends articles 198 and 245 of the Criminal Code (Law No. 29307). Article 198 deals with fraudulent management. A prison sentence of Law No. 29305, signed by President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru on December 21, 2008, amends articles 542(e) and 544(2) of the new Code of Criminal Procedure (Legislative Decree No. 957) concerning conditions for the transfer On November 25, 2008, the Peruvian Congress amended existing laws to provide greater protections for victims of domestic violence. Law No. 29282, enacted after the incorporation of observations submitted by President Alan Garcia Perez, amends the Law No. 29259, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on September 13, 2008, amends articles 24 and 26 of Law No. 27181, the General Law on Transportation and Ground Transit of Peru. The amended article On October 16, 2008, Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez promulgated Law No. 29269, amending articles 81 and 84 of the Code of the Child and the Adolescent to incorporate a provision dealing with joint custody. The Law No. 29274, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on October 27, 2008, amends article 46 of the Civil Code concerning the legal capacity of minors, to authorize the acquisition of legal capacity by marriage... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 24 Nov 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540784_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Crimes Against Copyright and Against the Environment http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540735_text Crime and law enforcement - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29402, amending article 90 of the Political Constitution of Peru, on legislative power. Article 90 as amended states that the legislative power On September 17, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29408, declaring tourism to be of national interest and a priority policy of the state for the development of the country. On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation. On June 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29372, amending the Code of Criminal Procedure. The changes include provisions of article 259, on police detention and on citizens' arrest for crimes On May 13, 2009, Javier Velasquez Quesquen, the President of the Congress of Peru, enacted a law amending Law No. 28515 on the promotion of transparency of information concerning the mandatory insurance to cover traffic accidents On May 13, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the Public Defender Service that regulates the purpose, principles, functions, types and conditions, and organization of the service, as well as access On May 8, 2009, the President of the Congress of Peru signed Law No. 29355, creating the National Registry of Information on Contracts of Life Insurance and Personal Accidents with Coverage of Death or Accidental Death. On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a framework law on universal health coverage. The law guarantees the full right of every individual to social security in matters of health and sets On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a law amending article 6 of the General Law on Labor Inspection, dealing with the assignment of jurisdictions for the authorities (Law No. 28806). Article On March 4, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the National System of Evaluation and Control of the Environment, to be led by the Organismo de Evaluacion y Fiscalizacion Ambiental (Agency Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez signed a law on January 9, 2009, that adopts provisions concerning the name, nature, and legal status of the Fabrica de Armas y Municiones del Ejercito [Factory of Weapons and Munitions On December 30, 2008, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru signed a law that amends articles 198 and 245 of the Criminal Code (Law No. 29307). Article 198 deals with fraudulent management. A prison sentence of Law No. 29305, signed by President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru on December 21, 2008, amends articles 542(e) and 544(2) of the new Code of Criminal Procedure (Legislative Decree No. 957) concerning conditions for the transfer On November 25, 2008, the Peruvian Congress amended existing laws to provide greater protections for victims of domestic violence. Law No. 29282, enacted after the incorporation of observations submitted by President Alan Garcia Perez, amends the Law No. 29259, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on September 13, 2008, amends articles 24 and 26 of Law No. 27181, the General Law on Transportation and Ground Transit of Peru. The amended article On October 16, 2008, Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez promulgated Law No. 29269, amending articles 81 and 84 of the Code of the Child and the Adolescent to incorporate a provision dealing with joint custody. The Law No. 29274, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on October 27, 2008, amends article 46 of the Civil Code concerning the legal capacity of minors, to authorize the acquisition of legal capacity by marriage On October 1, 2008, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law 29263, which amends several articles of the Criminal Code as well as several articles of the General Law on the Environment. The amended articles... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 22 Oct 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540735_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Anti-Drug Effort Jurisdiction and Drug Registry http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540666_text Administrative law and regulatory procedures; Prescription drugs - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29402, amending article 90 of the Political Constitution of Peru, on legislative power. Article 90 as amended states that the legislative power On September 17, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29408, declaring tourism to be of national interest and a priority policy of the state for the development of the country. On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation. On June 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29372, amending the Code of Criminal Procedure. The changes include provisions of article 259, on police detention and on citizens' arrest for crimes On May 13, 2009, Javier Velasquez Quesquen, the President of the Congress of Peru, enacted a law amending Law No. 28515 on the promotion of transparency of information concerning the mandatory insurance to cover traffic accidents On May 13, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the Public Defender Service that regulates the purpose, principles, functions, types and conditions, and organization of the service, as well as access On May 8, 2009, the President of the Congress of Peru signed Law No. 29355, creating the National Registry of Information on Contracts of Life Insurance and Personal Accidents with Coverage of Death or Accidental Death. On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a framework law on universal health coverage. The law guarantees the full right of every individual to social security in matters of health and sets On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a law amending article 6 of the General Law on Labor Inspection, dealing with the assignment of jurisdictions for the authorities (Law No. 28806). Article On March 4, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the National System of Evaluation and Control of the Environment, to be led by the Organismo de Evaluacion y Fiscalizacion Ambiental (Agency Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez signed a law on January 9, 2009, that adopts provisions concerning the name, nature, and legal status of the Fabrica de Armas y Municiones del Ejercito [Factory of Weapons and Munitions On December 30, 2008, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru signed a law that amends articles 198 and 245 of the Criminal Code (Law No. 29307). Article 198 deals with fraudulent management. A prison sentence of Law No. 29305, signed by President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru on December 21, 2008, amends articles 542(e) and 544(2) of the new Code of Criminal Procedure (Legislative Decree No. 957) concerning conditions for the transfer On November 25, 2008, the Peruvian Congress amended existing laws to provide greater protections for victims of domestic violence. Law No. 29282, enacted after the incorporation of observations submitted by President Alan Garcia Perez, amends the Law No. 29259, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on September 13, 2008, amends articles 24 and 26 of Law No. 27181, the General Law on Transportation and Ground Transit of Peru. The amended article On October 16, 2008, Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez promulgated Law No. 29269, amending articles 81 and 84 of the Code of the Child and the Adolescent to incorporate a provision dealing with joint custody. The Law No. 29274, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on October 27, 2008, amends article 46 of the Civil Code concerning the legal capacity of minors, to authorize the acquisition of legal capacity by marriage On October 1, 2008, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law 29263, which amends several articles of the Criminal Code as well as several articles of the General Law on the Environment. The amended articles On July 8, 2008, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29251, amending Law No. 28303 on the supervision of chemical ingredients and controlled products. The Law specifies those entities that have the authority... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 16 Sep 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540666_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Promotion of the Organic or Ecological Production http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540261_text Agriculture and food - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29402, amending article 90 of the Political Constitution of Peru, on legislative power. Article 90 as amended states that the legislative power On September 17, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29408, declaring tourism to be of national interest and a priority policy of the state for the development of the country. On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation. On June 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29372, amending the Code of Criminal Procedure. The changes include provisions of article 259, on police detention and on citizens' arrest for crimes On May 13, 2009, Javier Velasquez Quesquen, the President of the Congress of Peru, enacted a law amending Law No. 28515 on the promotion of transparency of information concerning the mandatory insurance to cover traffic accidents On May 13, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the Public Defender Service that regulates the purpose, principles, functions, types and conditions, and organization of the service, as well as access On May 8, 2009, the President of the Congress of Peru signed Law No. 29355, creating the National Registry of Information on Contracts of Life Insurance and Personal Accidents with Coverage of Death or Accidental Death. On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a framework law on universal health coverage. The law guarantees the full right of every individual to social security in matters of health and sets On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a law amending article 6 of the General Law on Labor Inspection, dealing with the assignment of jurisdictions for the authorities (Law No. 28806). Article On March 4, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the National System of Evaluation and Control of the Environment, to be led by the Organismo de Evaluacion y Fiscalizacion Ambiental (Agency Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez signed a law on January 9, 2009, that adopts provisions concerning the name, nature, and legal status of the Fabrica de Armas y Municiones del Ejercito [Factory of Weapons and Munitions On December 30, 2008, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru signed a law that amends articles 198 and 245 of the Criminal Code (Law No. 29307). Article 198 deals with fraudulent management. A prison sentence of Law No. 29305, signed by President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru on December 21, 2008, amends articles 542(e) and 544(2) of the new Code of Criminal Procedure (Legislative Decree No. 957) concerning conditions for the transfer On November 25, 2008, the Peruvian Congress amended existing laws to provide greater protections for victims of domestic violence. Law No. 29282, enacted after the incorporation of observations submitted by President Alan Garcia Perez, amends the Law No. 29259, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on September 13, 2008, amends articles 24 and 26 of Law No. 27181, the General Law on Transportation and Ground Transit of Peru. The amended article On October 16, 2008, Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez promulgated Law No. 29269, amending articles 81 and 84 of the Code of the Child and the Adolescent to incorporate a provision dealing with joint custody. The Law No. 29274, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on October 27, 2008, amends article 46 of the Civil Code concerning the legal capacity of minors, to authorize the acquisition of legal capacity by marriage On October 1, 2008, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law 29263, which amends several articles of the Criminal Code as well as several articles of the General Law on the Environment. The amended articles On July 8, 2008, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29251, amending Law No. 28303 on the supervision of chemical ingredients and controlled products. The Law specifies those entities that have the authority Law No. 29196 promulgated on January 24, 2008 adopts provisions to promote the sustainable and competitive development of organic or ecological production in Peru. The specific objectives of this Law are to: encourage and promote the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Mar 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540261_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Prohibition of Access to Minors to Pornographic Web Pages http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540268_text Communications - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29402, amending article 90 of the Political Constitution of Peru, on legislative power. Article 90 as amended states that the legislative power On September 17, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29408, declaring tourism to be of national interest and a priority policy of the state for the development of the country. On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation. On June 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29372, amending the Code of Criminal Procedure. The changes include provisions of article 259, on police detention and on citizens' arrest for crimes On May 13, 2009, Javier Velasquez Quesquen, the President of the Congress of Peru, enacted a law amending Law No. 28515 on the promotion of transparency of information concerning the mandatory insurance to cover traffic accidents On May 13, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the Public Defender Service that regulates the purpose, principles, functions, types and conditions, and organization of the service, as well as access On May 8, 2009, the President of the Congress of Peru signed Law No. 29355, creating the National Registry of Information on Contracts of Life Insurance and Personal Accidents with Coverage of Death or Accidental Death. On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a framework law on universal health coverage. The law guarantees the full right of every individual to social security in matters of health and sets On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a law amending article 6 of the General Law on Labor Inspection, dealing with the assignment of jurisdictions for the authorities (Law No. 28806). Article On March 4, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the National System of Evaluation and Control of the Environment, to be led by the Organismo de Evaluacion y Fiscalizacion Ambiental (Agency Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez signed a law on January 9, 2009, that adopts provisions concerning the name, nature, and legal status of the Fabrica de Armas y Municiones del Ejercito [Factory of Weapons and Munitions On December 30, 2008, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru signed a law that amends articles 198 and 245 of the Criminal Code (Law No. 29307). Article 198 deals with fraudulent management. A prison sentence of Law No. 29305, signed by President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru on December 21, 2008, amends articles 542(e) and 544(2) of the new Code of Criminal Procedure (Legislative Decree No. 957) concerning conditions for the transfer On November 25, 2008, the Peruvian Congress amended existing laws to provide greater protections for victims of domestic violence. Law No. 29282, enacted after the incorporation of observations submitted by President Alan Garcia Perez, amends the Law No. 29259, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on September 13, 2008, amends articles 24 and 26 of Law No. 27181, the General Law on Transportation and Ground Transit of Peru. The amended article On October 16, 2008, Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez promulgated Law No. 29269, amending articles 81 and 84 of the Code of the Child and the Adolescent to incorporate a provision dealing with joint custody. The Law No. 29274, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on October 27, 2008, amends article 46 of the Civil Code concerning the legal capacity of minors, to authorize the acquisition of legal capacity by marriage On October 1, 2008, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law 29263, which amends several articles of the Criminal Code as well as several articles of the General Law on the Environment. The amended articles On July 8, 2008, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29251, amending Law No. 28303 on the supervision of chemical ingredients and controlled products. The Law specifies those entities that have the authority Law No. 29196 promulgated on January 24, 2008 adopts provisions to promote the sustainable and competitive development of organic or ecological production in Peru. The specific objectives of this Law are to: encourage and promote the Law No. 29139, promulgated on November 30, 2007, amends the title and articles 1, 2 and 3 of Law 28119, concerning prohibition of access by minors to web pages containing pornographic content, to chat forums, and... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Mar 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540268_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Loss of Parental Rights and Duties http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540293_text Families - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29402, amending article 90 of the Political Constitution of Peru, on legislative power. Article 90 as amended states that the legislative power On September 17, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29408, declaring tourism to be of national interest and a priority policy of the state for the development of the country. On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation. On June 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29372, amending the Code of Criminal Procedure. The changes include provisions of article 259, on police detention and on citizens' arrest for crimes On May 13, 2009, Javier Velasquez Quesquen, the President of the Congress of Peru, enacted a law amending Law No. 28515 on the promotion of transparency of information concerning the mandatory insurance to cover traffic accidents On May 13, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the Public Defender Service that regulates the purpose, principles, functions, types and conditions, and organization of the service, as well as access On May 8, 2009, the President of the Congress of Peru signed Law No. 29355, creating the National Registry of Information on Contracts of Life Insurance and Personal Accidents with Coverage of Death or Accidental Death. On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a framework law on universal health coverage. The law guarantees the full right of every individual to social security in matters of health and sets On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a law amending article 6 of the General Law on Labor Inspection, dealing with the assignment of jurisdictions for the authorities (Law No. 28806). Article On March 4, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the National System of Evaluation and Control of the Environment, to be led by the Organismo de Evaluacion y Fiscalizacion Ambiental (Agency Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez signed a law on January 9, 2009, that adopts provisions concerning the name, nature, and legal status of the Fabrica de Armas y Municiones del Ejercito [Factory of Weapons and Munitions On December 30, 2008, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru signed a law that amends articles 198 and 245 of the Criminal Code (Law No. 29307). Article 198 deals with fraudulent management. A prison sentence of Law No. 29305, signed by President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru on December 21, 2008, amends articles 542(e) and 544(2) of the new Code of Criminal Procedure (Legislative Decree No. 957) concerning conditions for the transfer On November 25, 2008, the Peruvian Congress amended existing laws to provide greater protections for victims of domestic violence. Law No. 29282, enacted after the incorporation of observations submitted by President Alan Garcia Perez, amends the Law No. 29259, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on September 13, 2008, amends articles 24 and 26 of Law No. 27181, the General Law on Transportation and Ground Transit of Peru. The amended article On October 16, 2008, Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez promulgated Law No. 29269, amending articles 81 and 84 of the Code of the Child and the Adolescent to incorporate a provision dealing with joint custody. The Law No. 29274, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on October 27, 2008, amends article 46 of the Civil Code concerning the legal capacity of minors, to authorize the acquisition of legal capacity by marriage On October 1, 2008, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law 29263, which amends several articles of the Criminal Code as well as several articles of the General Law on the Environment. The amended articles On July 8, 2008, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29251, amending Law No. 28303 on the supervision of chemical ingredients and controlled products. The Law specifies those entities that have the authority Law No. 29196 promulgated on January 24, 2008 adopts provisions to promote the sustainable and competitive development of organic or ecological production in Peru. The specific objectives of this Law are to: encourage and promote the Law No. 29139, promulgated on November 30, 2007, amends the title and articles 1, 2 and 3 of Law 28119, concerning prohibition of access by minors to web pages containing pornographic content, to chat forums, and 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... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Mar 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540293_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Possession of weapons and ammunitions http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054085_text Weapons - On September 8, 2011, the Peruvian Congress passed by a unanimous vote the new Law on the Right of Consultation of Indigenous Peoples. (Ley 29785 del Derecho a la Consulta Previa a los Pueblos Indigenas On April 1, 2010, the Peruvian Congress passed Law No. 29517, which declares all closed facilities, health care centers, educational centers, public and private means of transportation, and the interiors of workplaces to be smoke-free environments. On October 7, 2009, Peru's Special Revision Commission on the reform of the Criminal Code approved an amendment that would decriminalize abortions performed in cases of rape or congenital malformations of the fetus. The amendment also On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29401, amending articles 80 and 81 of the Constitution to improve the system of presentation and evaluation of the General Account On September 7, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29402, amending article 90 of the Political Constitution of Peru, on legislative power. Article 90 as amended states that the legislative power On September 17, 2009, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29408, declaring tourism to be of national interest and a priority policy of the state for the development of the country. On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation. On June 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29372, amending the Code of Criminal Procedure. The changes include provisions of article 259, on police detention and on citizens' arrest for crimes On May 13, 2009, Javier Velasquez Quesquen, the President of the Congress of Peru, enacted a law amending Law No. 28515 on the promotion of transparency of information concerning the mandatory insurance to cover traffic accidents On May 13, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the Public Defender Service that regulates the purpose, principles, functions, types and conditions, and organization of the service, as well as access On May 8, 2009, the President of the Congress of Peru signed Law No. 29355, creating the National Registry of Information on Contracts of Life Insurance and Personal Accidents with Coverage of Death or Accidental Death. On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a framework law on universal health coverage. The law guarantees the full right of every individual to social security in matters of health and sets On April 8, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed a law amending article 6 of the General Law on Labor Inspection, dealing with the assignment of jurisdictions for the authorities (Law No. 28806). Article On March 4, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru signed the Law on the National System of Evaluation and Control of the Environment, to be led by the Organismo de Evaluacion y Fiscalizacion Ambiental (Agency Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez signed a law on January 9, 2009, that adopts provisions concerning the name, nature, and legal status of the Fabrica de Armas y Municiones del Ejercito [Factory of Weapons and Munitions On December 30, 2008, President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru signed a law that amends articles 198 and 245 of the Criminal Code (Law No. 29307). Article 198 deals with fraudulent management. A prison sentence of Law No. 29305, signed by President Alan Garcia P;rez of Peru on December 21, 2008, amends articles 542(e) and 544(2) of the new Code of Criminal Procedure (Legislative Decree No. 957) concerning conditions for the transfer On November 25, 2008, the Peruvian Congress amended existing laws to provide greater protections for victims of domestic violence. Law No. 29282, enacted after the incorporation of observations submitted by President Alan Garcia Perez, amends the Law No. 29259, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on September 13, 2008, amends articles 24 and 26 of Law No. 27181, the General Law on Transportation and Ground Transit of Peru. The amended article On October 16, 2008, Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez promulgated Law No. 29269, amending articles 81 and 84 of the Code of the Child and the Adolescent to incorporate a provision dealing with joint custody. The Law No. 29274, promulgated by Peru's President Alan Garcia Perez on October 27, 2008, amends article 46 of the Civil Code concerning the legal capacity of minors, to authorize the acquisition of legal capacity by marriage On October 1, 2008, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law 29263, which amends several articles of the Criminal Code as well as several articles of the General Law on the Environment. The amended articles On July 8, 2008, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29251, amending Law No. 28303 on the supervision of chemical ingredients and controlled products. The Law specifies those entities that have the authority Law No. 29196 promulgated on January 24, 2008 adopts provisions to promote the sustainable and competitive development of organic or ecological production in Peru. The specific objectives of this Law are to: encourage and promote the Law No. 29139, promulgated on November 30, 2007, amends the title and articles 1, 2 and 3 of Law 28119, concerning prohibition of access by minors to web pages containing pornographic content, to chat forums, and 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 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... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054085_text