The Senate and Chamber of Deputies of the Argentine Nation assembled in Congress, etc. sanction with force of Law:
ARTICLE 1 As of 31 December 2010, the import and commercialization of general residential lamps throughout the territory of the Argentine Republic is prohibited. The import and marketing ban will be extended to halogen lamps in all their types and models throughout the national territory, beginning on 31 December 2019.
(Article replaced by Article 1 of the Act No. 27.492 B.O. 8/1/2019)
(Note Infoleg: the exceptions to the prohibition provided by this article published in the Official Gazette can be consulted by clicking on the link "This rule is complemented or modified by standard X(s).")
ARTICLE 2 Please refer to the national executive branch, to the establishment of exceptions for technical, functional and operational reasons, on the products subject to the measure, through the mechanisms and methodology established for this purpose.
Article 3 The national executive branch may dictate the necessary measures to facilitate the importation, inputs, components, parts and/or equipment necessary for the production of low-consumption lamps and LED technology, reducing or releasing them from import taxes and taxes through the powers conferred upon it in the Argentine Republic Customs Code. Such measures may favour the importation of lamps from both technologies, when information from the sectoral chambers shows the impossibility of local production.
(Article replaced by Article 2 of the Act No. 27.492 B.O. 8/1/2019)
ARTICLE 4 This law shall enter into force on the day of its publication in the Official Gazette.
ARTICLE 5o Contact the Executive.
IN THE SESSION OF THE ARGENTINE CONGRESS, IN GOOD AIRES, TO THE DAYS OF THE TWENTY DAY FOR THE YEAR TWO MIL OCHO.
JOSE J. B. PAMPURO. EDUARDO A. FELLNER. . Enrique Hidalgo. . Juan H. Estrada.