The Senate and Chamber of Deputies of the Argentine Nation assembled in Congress, etc. sanction with force of Law:ARTICLE 1 Appropriate the ADICIONAL PROTOCOL between the ARGENTINA REPUBLIC AND THE KINGDOM OF SPAIN MODIFICING THE NATIONAL CONVENTION OF 14 APRIL 1969, signed in Buenos Aires on 6 March 2001, which consists of CUATRO (4) articles, whose authenticated photocopy is part of this law. ARTICLE 2 Contact the National Executive.
IN THE SESSION OF THE ARGENTINE CONGRESS, IN GOOD AIRES, 17 JUL 2002.
EDUARDO O. CHANGE. . JUAN C. MAQUEDA.. Eduardo D. Rollano. . Juan C. Oyarzún.
THE REPUBLIC. ARGENTINA
THE KINGDOM OF SPAIN
MODIFICING THE CONVENTION
14 APRIL 1969
The Government of the Argentine Republic;
The Government of the Kingdom of Spain;
GUIDED BY The desire to review certain provisions of the Nationality Convention between the Argentine Republic and Spain of 14 April 1969;
CONSIDERING that it is necessary to adapt it to the new situations that have occurred;
IN ACCORDANCE WITH Article 7 of the Convention;
They've agreed to the following:
For the purposes of this Protocol:
(a) "Convenio" means the Convention of Nationality between the Argentine Republic and Spain, signed in Madrid on April 14, 1969.
(b) The other terms shall have the meaning attached to them by the Convention.
Argentinians and Spaniards who have received or are subsequently in conformity with the provisions of the Convention shall be subject to the jurisdiction and legislation of the country which grants the new nationality for all acts that may have direct legal effects therein. In whatever is not incompatible with this provision, the law of their nationality of origin shall also apply to such persons.
Persons benefiting from the Convention have the right to obtain and renew their passports and other identification documents in either of the two countries or both at the same time.
This Protocol shall be applied provisionally from the date of signature and shall enter into force definitively on the first day of the second month following the last notification by which the Parties have communicated, by diplomatic means, compliance with their internal requirements for their entry into force.
This Protocol shall have the same duration as the Convention to which it is a party.
SUSCRIPTO in Buenos Aires, on March 6, 2001, in two copies in Spanish, both of which are equally valid and authentic.