Information on military service, particularly on background checks for political concerns, and whether a family or personal history of political activism critical of the military would have an effect on recruitment or on service [CHL27365.E]

For information on military se rvice in Chile, including exemptions from service for children of persons who were detained or disappeared during the military regime, please refer to Response to Information Request CHL27366.E of 29 August 1997 and its attachments, which add to previous Responses to Information Requests on military service in Chile.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.