What is BADAJ?

The Inter-American Children’s Institute (IIN) has became a thematic reference, a focal point and a excellence in technical assistance services provides to the OAS Member States. One of the areas with a historic patrimony worthy to be mentioned is the Legal Area. The IIN, through this specialized services has been a relevant actor in the debates for new Inter-American, United Nations Universal System and Hague Conference on International Private Law rules.

Due to this tradition, the cumulation of information treasured by the IIN could be considered one of the most complete of the Hemisphere. The Legal Database (BADAJ) contains the International Law of the various universal human being protection system such as the Inter-American, and the national specialized laws of the OAS Member States.

In this web site, the IIN made available for the users, the reviewed version of BADAJ, which will be updated in the near future, width the objetive of include gradually the reviewed legislation of the Member States, relevant case law, legal doctrine databases and other useful references for comparative law studies, specialized studies or to be use as a reliable reference material, easy accessible by the users.

BADAJ is a collection of the current legislation of the OAS Member States, beign an important resource for the specialists, researchers, judges, defense lawyers, legislators, or scholers in this area of Law. BADAJ is, as well, a basic element for a better understanding of the children specialized legislation in the hemisphere.