Mozambique

Last updated on: 1 July 2015

Criminalisation of HIV transmission/exposure

Mozambique
Whether Specific law enacted: 
-
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 or restrictions for people with HIV/AIDS.

Neither a medical certificate nor an HIV test result is required when entering the country. Foreigners with a known HIV infection or who live with AIDS are not subject to specific residence regulations. There are no regulations regarding the control, deportation or expulsion of those concerned. 

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

Laws relating to same sex, sexual relations: 

 

 

Update  as of July 2015 : Homosexualty made legal 

http://mgafrica.com/article/2015-06-29-mozambique-decriminalises-homosexuality-abortion-is-it-now-one-of-the-most-liberal-african-countries

 

Male to Male relationships: Not Legal

Punishments for male to male relationships: Fines or restrictions or penal labour

Female to Female Relationships:

Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law

 

Laws relating to injecting drug use: 

Yes

Protective laws and policies for people living with HIV: 

Yes