The Senate and Chamber of Deputies of the Argentine Nation assembled in Congress, etc. sanction with force of Law:ARTICLE 1 Amend article 19 of Act No. 24,946 of the Public Prosecutor ' s Office, which reads as follows:
Article 19 . The Court of Prosecution shall consist of seven (7) members: (a) Three (3) members shall comply with the constitutionally required requirements for membership of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation, and shall be appointed one by the Executive Branch, one by the Senate and one by the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation. (b) Two (2) members shall be lawyers for federal registration and comply with the constitutionally required requirements for membership of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation, and shall be appointed by the Argentine Federation of Bar Associations and one by the Public Bar Association of the Federal Capital. (c) Two (2) members shall be elected by lot: one among the Prosecutors before the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation or Attorneys General and one among the Official Defenders before the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation or Public Defenders before collegiate courts. The same number of alternate members shall be elected for the purposes of their subrogation. The Court of Prosecution shall be convened by the Procurator-General of the Nation or the Ombudsman-General of the Nation, as appropriate, or by his president in case of a complaint filed against a complaint dismissed by any of those. It will have its seat in the Federal Capital and may be constituted in the place it deems most appropriate to fulfil its role. The members of the Court of Judgment shall last three (3) years in their functions counted from their appointment. Even if the time limits of their designations have expired, the terms of reference shall be deemed to have been fully extended in each case where the court has heard, until its completion. Once the Tribunal is composed, the President shall be appointed by lot. The presidency will rotate every six (6) months, according to the order of the draw. Before this Court they shall act as prosecutors with hierarchy not less than the Attorney General or Public Defender before the collegiate courts, appointed by the Procurator General of the Nation or the Ombudsman General, according to the functional quality of the accused. As an ex officio defender, if necessary, an official ombudsman shall act before the collegiate courts of cassation, second instance or single instance, on the option of the accused. The intervention as a member of the Court, Prosecutor or Public Defender shall constitute a public charge. The auxiliary officials shall be established, appointed and repaid in the manner determined by the regulations jointly issued by the Procurator-General of the Nation and the Ombudsman-General of the Nation.ARTICLE 2 Contact the national executive branch.
IN THE SESSION OF THE ARGENTINE CONGRESS, IN GOOD AIRES, TO THE TREAT DAYS OF JUNE OF THE YEAR DOS MIL CUATRO.
EDUARDO O. CHANGE. A. GUINLE. . Eduardo D. Rollano. . Juan Estrada.