Privacy rights in Dominica

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Privacy rights in Dominica are guaranteed by the constitution from 1978 with a revision in 1984.

Right to Privacy in Dominica

1. Whereas every person in Dominica is entitled to the fundamental rights and freedoms, that is to say, the right, whatever his race, place of origins, political opinions, colour, creed or sex, but subject to respect for the rights and freedoms of others and for the public interest, to each and all of the following, namely—

[…] for the privacy of his home and other property and from deprivation of property without compensation,


1. Except with his own consent, a person shall not be subjected to the search of his person or his property or the entry by others on his premises.