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Rewards Permanent Fund Of Rewards - Creation - Full Text Of The Norm

Original Language Title: RECOMPENSAS FONDO PERMANENTE DE RECOMPENSAS - CREACION - Texto completo de la norma

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RECOMPENSES Law 26.538 Believe the Permanent Fund of Rewards. Sanctioned: October 28, 2009 Cast: November 25, 2009

The Senate and Chamber of Deputies of the Argentine Nation assembled in Congress, etc. sanction with force of Law:

ARTICLE 1 The Permanent Fund for Rewards, which shall operate within the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Justice, Security and Human Rights, to pay a compensation for persons who, without having been involved in the commission of the offence, provide useful data to obtain the liberty of the victim, to preserve their physical integrity, or to obtain the apprehension of those who have taken part in the commission of crimes of murder (article 79 of the Criminal Code), to be aggravated

The Executive Power shall include in the National Administration Budget Bill annually the relevant line for the operation of that fund.

ARTICLE 2 The Ministry of Justice, Security and Human Rights shall be the authority to implement this law. Article 3 The enforcement authority, by itself or upon request of the Public Prosecutor ' s Office, shall offer the reward and shall bear the payment.

The amount of the reward will be set in response to the complexity of the fact and the difficulties that exist in obtaining the information that allows the fulfilment of the objectives set out in Article 1.

ARTICLE 4 The offer of the reward shall be provided by a well-founded resolution, with indication of the number of the case, card, prosecutor ' s office, court or intervening court, a synthesis of the fact, the amount of the money offered, the conditions of its delivery and the places of presentation.

The operative part of the resolution may be published in the written, radio or television media, for the time determined by the authority of implementation.

ARTICLE 5o The identity of the person providing the information will be kept secret, before, during the judicial process and after completion. However, it may be summoned as a witness to the oral trial hearing when the Court, on its own motion or at the request of a party, on its own basis, provides that this is essential for the valuation of its statements in the judgement. ARTICLE 6 The payment of the reward shall be made following a report by the representative of the Public Prosecutor ' s Office on the merits of the information provided regarding the clarification of the fact and the criminal conviction of those responsible. ARTICLE 7 The payment of the reward shall be recorded by means of a record, which shall contain the information specified in the regulation, ensuring the maintenance of the reservation of the identity of the witness. ARTICLE 8 Public officials or employees and staff who belong to or have belonged to any of the State security forces or intelligence agencies may not be beneficiaries of the system of rewards set out in this Act. Article 9 Act No. 25,765 and Decree 225/05 are repealed. ARTICLE 10. The Executive Power shall regulate this law within the time limit of SESENTA (60) days. ARTICLE 11. Contact the national executive branch.



JOSE J. B. PAMPURO. EDUARDO A. FELLNER. . Enrique Hidalgo. . Juan H. Estrada.