The Senate and Chamber of Deputies of the Argentine Nation assembled in Congress, etc. sanction with force of Law:ARTICLE 1 Declárase intervenida la provincia de Santiago del Estero en sus autoridad constituteds, para asegurar la forma Republicana de Gobierno. ARTICLE 2 The national executive branch shall designate the Federal Interventor. ARTICLE 3 The immediate expiration of the mandates of the executive branch and of the members of the legislative branch and the members of the judiciary shall be decided in the province intervened. ARTICLE 4 Please note that the time limit for intervention in CENTO OCHENTA (180) days, extended by the National Executive for an equal period. In order to ensure the normalization and full functioning of the Provincial Powers, the Interventor must call for elections. (Note Infoleg: By art. 1 Decree No. 1248/2004 B.O. 27/9/2004 has since its expiry extended the intervention of the Province of Santiago del Estero, for a period of CENTO OCHENTA (180) days, according to the provisions of this article). ARTICLE 5° Expenditures for compliance with this Act shall be charged against the provisions of the National Administration Budget for the year 2004, under the corresponding headings. ARTICLE 6 Contact the Executive.
IN THE SESSION OF THE ARGENTINE CONGRESS, IN GOOD AIRES, TO A DAY OF THE APRIL MONTH OF THE YEAR DOS MIL CUATRO.
EDUARDO O. CHANGE. . DANIEL O. SCIOLI. . Eduardo D. Rollano. . Juan H. Estrada.