Political Rights Of Women - Full Text Of The Norm

Original Language Title: DERECHOS POLITICOS DE LA MUJER SU OTORGAMIENTO - Texto completo de la norma

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PROMULGOSE LAW OF THE VOTE FEMENINE

Act No. 13.010

Buenos Aires, September 9, 1947

THE SENADO AND THE CAMARA DEDIPUTADOS DE LA NATION ARGENTINA, REUNIDOS en CONGRESO, ETC., SANCIONAN WITH FORCE

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Article 1 - Argentinian women shall have the same political rights and shall be subject to the same obligations as they do or impose the laws on Argentine men.

Art. 2 - Foreign women residing in the country shall have the same political rights and shall be subject to the same obligations as they are accorded or imposed by the laws on foreign men, if they have such political rights.

Art. 3 - For women the same electoral law as for men must be given their corresponding civic notebook as an identity document indispensable for all civil and electoral acts.

Art. 4o - The executive branch, within eighteen months of the promulgation of this law, shall proceed to register, make and print the feminine electoral register of the Nation, in the same manner as that of males. The Executive Power will be able to extend this deadline in six months.

Art. 5 - Women and military provisions and sanctions contained in Act No. 11.386 shall not apply. A woman who does not comply with the obligation to apply within the prescribed time limits shall be subject to a fine of fifty pesos national currency or the penalty of fifteen days of arrest at her home, without prejudice to her registration in the respective registry.

Article 6 - The expenditure incurred in the performance of this law shall be made of general income, with charge to it.

Article 7 - Contact the Executive.

Given in the meeting room of the Argentine Congress, in Buenos Aires, on the nine days of the month of September of the year thousand nine hundred forty-seven.

J. H. Quijano Ricardo C. Guardo

Alberto H. Reales Rafael González