Supreme Court Of Joticia Of The Nation Judges - Reduction - Full Text Of The Norm

Original Language Title: CORTE SUPREMA DE JUSTICIA DE LA NACION JUECES - REDUCCION - Texto completo de la norma

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COURT SUPREME OF JUSTICE OF NATION Law 26.183 Reduction of the number of Judges that make up it. Transitory provision. Posted: November 29, 2006 promulgated: December 15, 2006

The Senate and Chamber of Deputies

of the Argentine Nation gathered in Congress,

etc.

Law:

ARTICLE 1 Article 1 of Act No. 23,774, amending article 21 of Decree-Law No. 1285/58, as amended by Act No. 16,895.

ARTICLE 2 Incorporate as article 21 of Decree-Law No. 1285/58, text according to Law No. 16,895 the following:

"Article 21. The Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation shall be composed of CINCO (5) judges. Before it, the Procurator-General of the Nation and the Prosecutors shall act before the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation and the Official Defenders before the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation in the terms of Law No. 24,946 and other complementary legislation."

Article 3 , Transitional Provision: The reduction of the members of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation, as provided for in the previous article, shall operate as follows:

Since the entry into force of this Act, the number of judges who are members of the Act will be temporarily reduced to SIETE (7). From this reduction, the decisions of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation shall be taken by the majority vote of CUATRO (4) of its members.

Later on, the number of judges of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation will be temporarily reduced to SEIS (6). In that period the decisions of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation shall be taken by the majority vote of CUATRO (4) of its members.

A new final vacancy will be reduced to CINCO (5) the number of judges who make it. Decisions shall be taken by the vote of the absolute majority of its members.

ARTICLE 4 Contact the national executive branch.

IN THE SESSION OF THE ARGENTINE CONGRESS, IN GOOD AIRES, TO THE NEW DIAS OF THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER OF THE YEAR DOS MIL SEIS.

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ALBERTO E. BALESTRINI. . EDUARDO M. LOPEZ ARIAS. . Enrique Hidalgo. . Juan H. Estrada.