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There have been no known HIV criminalisation cases in Palau, which has had only 13 cases of HIV diagnosed as at 2017. There are no HIV-specific laws or laws relating to disease in Palau’s criminal code, the Palau National Code.


Our thanks to Australian law firm Hall & Wilcox for their research assistance to confirm current relevant legislation.

This information was last reviewed in April 2020