Bahrain

Last updated on: 14 January 2015

Criminalisation of HIV transmission/exposure

Bahrain
Whether Specific law enacted: 
No
Number of people prosecuted: 
-
Number of people convicted: 
-

Other laws and policies with an impact on responses to HIV

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

No restrictions for tourists.

All foreign citizens (workers, family, etc.) applying for residence permits must submit locally performed medical exams, including HIV tests. Anyone who tested positive is immediately deported. 

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

Laws relating to same sex, sexual relations: 

Male to Male relationships: Legal

Punishments for male to male relationships: No law

Female to Female Relationships: Legal

Age of consent: Different for heterosexuals and homosexuals

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