Privacy rights in Mongolia

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Privacy rights in Mongolia are guaranteed by the constitution from 1992 with a revision in 2001.

Right to Privacy in Mongolia

ARTICLE 16

The citizens of Mongolia shall be guaranteed to exercise the following rights and freedoms:

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13.The right to personal liberty and safety. No one shall be searched, arrested, detained, persecuted or restricted of liberty, except on grounds and procedures prescribed by law. No one shall be subjected to torture, inhuman, cruel or degrading treatment. Whenever the person is arrested, his/her family and advocate (legal counsel) shall be notified within a period of time prescribed by law of the reasons for and grounds of such arrest. The privacy of citizens, their families, confidentiality of correspondence and communication, and the inviolability of home residence shall be protected by law.