Senegal

Senegal

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05/08/1998 1 Conscription

conscription exists

When Senegal achieved independence from France in 1960, regulations providing for national service (identical to French laws) were introduced, but they were not applied. [1]

Apparently there is still legislation on conscription, but the present conscription law is not known. It may be that the 14 November 1960 Ordinance is officially still in force. This law prescribes that all men aged 20 to 60 are liable for national service, which may be either military service or civilian service (arts. 20-21).

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