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Ley 1251 - Por la cual se dictan normas tendientes a procurar la protección, promoción y defensa de los derechos de los adultos mayores (Law 1251 - establishes rules designed to ensure the protection, promotion and defense of the rights of the elderly)

Congress of the Republic; Colombia Country Resources Older Persons General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans and service standards Colombia 27 November 2008 Legislation/regulation human rights, Older Persons, social and economic rights, social development

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La presente ley tiene como objeto proteger, promover, restablecer y defender los derechos de los adultos mayores, orientar políticas que tengan en cuenta el proceso de envejecimiento, planes y programas por parte del Estado, la sociedad civil y la familia y regular el funcionamiento de las instituciones que prestan servicios de atención y desarrollo integral de las personas en su vejez.

This law aims to protect, promote, restore and defend the rights of the elderly, guide policies that take into account the aging process, plans and programs by the state, civil society and the family and regulate the operation of institutions that provide comprehensive care and development for people in their old age.


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