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What to do If you are arrested or detained in Dominican Republic

 

Dominican Republic's Constitution and related laws provide rights to people who are arrested or detained by the Dominican authorities among which may be listed the following:

 1 - The right not to incriminate yourself and to remain silent before interrogation without the fear that  silence will be used against you;

 2 - Right to be assisted by a lawyer as from the moment of arrest.
    
  3 - Right to a phone call.
 
 4 - Right to be informed (at any time) of the alleged charges against you or the reason of detention.

 5 - Right to be presumed innocent until a decision issued by a competent court proves otherwise.

 6 - Right to have at all times the physical and psychological integrity safeguarded.

 7 - Right to that within no later than 48 hours a judge knows and rules on the arrest and the charges against you.

 8 - The right to a oral , contradictory and public trial,   where you are guaranteed the right of defense.


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What to do If you are arrested or detained in Dominican Republic



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