Country report and updates: Dominica

Last revision: 30 Apr 1998
30 Apr 1998

1 Conscription

conscription does not exist

Dominica does not have regular armed forces.

Conscription has never existed since gaining independence in 1978. Conscription is not enshrined in the constitution and there is no legislation providing for conscription. [1]

2 Conscientious objection

The right to conscientious objection is not legally recognized, nor is it enshrined in the constitution. [1]


[1] Ministry of Legal Affairs, Immigration and Labour 1996 Response to CONCODOC questionnaire, 22 August 1996.