Last updated on: 3 May 2012

Criminalisation of HIV transmission/exposure

Whether Specific law enacted: 
Number of people prosecuted: 
Number of people convicted: 
Applicable law: 

Not prosecuted under criminal law. No specific law about transmission of HIV.

Key wording in the law: 

Not applicable.

Survey respondents/Organisations working on HIV and the Law: 

Foundation Hands of Love / FTC

Dr Louis DidiƩ
- Steve Laguerre

Port au Prince / Carrefour, Haiti

(509) 34621044 / 34457722


Insaurel Beaujour, Port au Prince, Haiti

Foundation Esther Boucicault Stanislas

Other laws and policies with an impact on responses to HIV

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

Neither a medical certificate nor an HIV test result is required when entering the country.

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: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals

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