Information on article 15 of the July 1995 Law on the Armed Forces of the Republic of Albania, referred to in Response to Information Request ALB23718.E of 14 May 1996, on the range of the fees to be paid to be exempt from military service, and on the criteria determined by the Council of Ministers [ALB26394.E]

Information on the above-mentioned topics could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB.

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. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

Amnesty International Report. Yearly.

CSCE Digest [Washington]. Monthly.

DIRB country file on Albania.

DIRB databases.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports.

News from Helsinki Watch [New York]. Monthly.

Uncaptive Minds [Washington]. Quarterly.

One oral source consulted did not provide information on the requested topics.

Unsuccessful attempts to contact oral sources.