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  1. Georgia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law of Georgia on Internally Displaced Persons - Persecuted from the Occupied Territories of Georgia (No. 1982-IIs of 6 February 2014). - Legislation on-line Legislation-on-line Legislation-on-line

    Adoption: 2014-02-06 | GEO-2014-L-99402

  2. Georgia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law on Personal Data Protection (No. 5669 of 28 December 2011). - Legislation On-line in Georgian Legislation on-line Legislation-on-line

    Adoption: 2011-12-28 | Date of entry into force: 2012-04-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2016-01-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2013-01-01 | GEO-2011-L-90399

    Guarantees, inter alia, basic rights of individuals for their personal data protection, sets up data processing rules, and defines the procedure of personal data exchange between States and international organizations.

  3. Georgia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law of Georgia on Freedom of Speech and Expression (No 220-RS of 24 June 2004). - Legislation on-line Legislation-on-line

    Adoption: 2004-06-24 | GEO-2004-L-99403

  4. Georgia - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Parliament Decision introducing necessary measures to fight against human trafficking, especially in women and children (466).

    Adoption: 2002-05-18 | GEO-2002-R-64445

    In accordance with article 8 of the Georgian Law on International Agreements, recommends to the President of Georgia to ratify the United Nations' Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and the Additional Protocol to prevent, suppress and punish trafficking in persons.

  5. Georgia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law No.1139 of 10 December 1997 "On Health Care" as amended to 20 March 2015. - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1997-12-10 | Date of entry into force: 1997-12-31 | GEO-1997-L-98933

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Citizens' Rights in Health Care
    Chapter III: Financing, Organization and Managing of Health Care System
    Chapter IV: On Awarding State Certificate
    Chapter V: Medical Activity
    Chapter VI: Medical Institution
    Chapter VII: Medicine and Pharmaceutical Activity
    Chapter VIII: Medical Technical Devices and Medical Technologies
    Chapter IX: Psychiatric Care
    Chapter X: The State Sanitary Surveillance and Hygienic Rate-Setting
    Chapter X: Control of Diseases
    Chapter XII: Socially Dangerous Diseases and Diseases Requiring Permanent Substitution Treatment
    Chapter XIII: Protection of Social Health and Primary Healthcare
    Chapter XIV: (Title removed)
    Chapter XV: Protection of Citizens' Health during Extraordinary Situations - Disasters and Technical Catastrophes
    Chapter XVI: Professional Diseases
    Chapter XVII: Medical Education
    Chapter XVIII: Professional Responsibility of Medical Personnel and Medical Institution
    Chapter XIX: Biomedical Research
    Chapter XX: Removal and Use of Human Organs, Parts of Organs, Tissues
    Chapter XXI: Donation of Blood and Blood Components
    Chapter XXII: Safe Maternity and Protection of Child Health
    Chapter XXIII: Family Planning
    Chapter XXIV: Critical Condition, Death and Euthanasia
    Chapter XXIV1: Medical Expertise
    Chapter XXV: Transitional Provisions
    Chapter XXVI: Final Provisions.

  6. Georgia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law of the Republic of Georgia of 31 October 1997 on political associations of citizens.

    Adoption: 1997-10-31 | GEO-1997-L-74540

  7. Georgia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law on Internally Displaced and Persecuted Persons, 1996.

    Adoption: 1996-06-28 | GEO-1996-L-65786

    Regulates legal status of internally displaced and persecuted persons. Persecuted person is defined as a citizen of Georgia or person who habitually resides in Georgia without nationality who has been forced to leave a permanent residence and has been displaced (within the territory of Georgia) as a consequence of a threat to life, health or freedom to himself or his family, resulting from aggression of another country, domestic conflict or massive violation of human rights. Provides for rights and duties of persecuted persons, as well as rights and duties of persons applying for status as persecuted person.

  8. Georgia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law No. 230 of 16 May 1996 on Public Defender [consolidation, 21 July 2010]. (საქართველოს სახალხო დამცველის შესახებ) - Legislation On-line Laws On-line in Georgian,

    Adoption: 1996-05-16 | Date of entry into force: 1996-05-16 | GEO-1996-L-88312

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Appointment and Termination of the Term of Office of the Public Defender
    Chapter III: Powers and Competences of the Public Defender
    Chapter IV: Legal Safeguards for Exercising Powers of the Public Defender
    Chapter V: The Staff and the Structure of the Public Defender┐s Office

  9. Georgia - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law of the Republic of Georgia on Press and other Mass Media.

    Adoption: 1991-08-10 | GEO-1991-L-61281

    Deals with various questions related to the press and other mass media. Chapter I contains general provisions, including principle of freedom of press. Chapter II regulates foundation of a mass media, registration and application for registration, denial of registration, suspension or termination of mass media acitvity, and some related matters. Chapter III provides for rights and obligations of citizens, mass media and journalists. These include rights of citizens to obtain information by means of mass media, and denial of information which humiliates a person's or an organisation's dignity. Also regulates rights and duties of journalists. Chapter IV provides for sanctions, Chapter V for international cooperation, and Chapter VI for control and implementation.

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