Privacy rights in Angola

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Privacy rights in Angola are guaranteed by the constitution from 2010.

Right to Privacy in Angola

CHAPTER II SECTION I ARTICLE 32 (RIGHT TO IDENTITY AND PRIVACY)

1. The right to personal identity, civil capacity, nationality, a good name and reputation, likeness, free speech, and privacy in personal and family life shall be recognised for all.

2. The law shall establish effective guarantees against the procurement and use of information relating to individuals and families in a manner which is abusive or offends against human dignity.

CHAPTER II SECTION I ARTICLE 33 (INVIOLABILITY OF THE HOME)

1. The home shall be inviolable.

2. No-one may enter or carry out a search or seizure in the home of any individual without their consent, except in situations prescribed under the Constitution and in law and when provided with a warrant from the appropriate authority issued for legally prescribed cases in the legally prescribed manner, in the case of flagrante delito or in emergency situations in order to provide assistance.

3. The law shall establish the cases in which the appropriate authority may order the entry, search and seizure of property, documents or other objects in the home.

CHAPTER II SECTION I ARTICLE 34 (INVIOLABILITY OF CORRESPONDENCE AND COMMUNICATIONS)

1. The secrecy of correspondence and other means of private communication, namely postal, telegraphic, telephone and telematic communications, shall be inviolable.

2. Interference by the public authorities in private correspondence and other means of private communication shall only be permitted by means of a ruling by the appropriate judicial authority under the terms of the law.