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Name: Public Defender (Interim) Act (Act 33 of 1999).
Country: Jamaica
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2000-04-16
Entry into force:
ISN: JAM-2000-L-98315
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Ministry of Justice, Jamaica PDF of Act as amended to Act 25/2002 PDF of Act as amended to Act 25/2002 (consulted on 2015-02-25)
Abstract/Citation: The Public Defender is commissioned by the Governor General, after consultation with the Prime Minister and Opposition Leader. Their role is to protect and enforce the rights of citizens.
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