Algeria

Last updated on: 3 September 2012

Criminalisation of HIV transmission/exposure

Algeria
Whether Specific law enacted: 
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Number of people prosecuted: 
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Number of people convicted: 
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Other laws and policies with an impact on responses to HIV

Laws and regulations relating to entry, stay or residence in the country: 

There are no specific entry or residence regulations for people living with HIV and AIDS.

No HIV test result is required to enter the country.

Foreigners with a known HIV infection are not subject to specific residence regulations.

Nobody is deported for being HIV-infected.

Returning nationals and army members have to undergo HIV-testing.

For updated information, please go to: http://www.hivrestrictions.org

Laws relating to same sex, sexual relations: 

Male to Male relationships: Not Legal

Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of less than 10 years

Female to Female Relationships: Not Legal

Age of consent: Different for heterosexuals and homosexuals

Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage:No law

For updated information, please go to: http://ilga.org

Protective laws and policies for people living with HIV: 

Yes