PROMULATE THE LAW THAT ESTABLISHES PENALITIES FOR THE INCUMPMENT OF DEBERS TO FAMILY ASSISTANCE LEY 13.944
Sanctioned: September 15-1950
Promulgated: October 9-1950
The Senate and Chamber of Deputies of the Argentine Nation, meeting in Congress, sanction with force ARTICLE 1
.- A term of imprisonment of one month to two years or a fine of five hundred to two thousand pesos shall be imposed on parents who, even without a civil sentence, shall be subject to the provision of the necessary means for the subsistence of their child under the age of eighteen, or more if he is prevented. ARTICLE 2
.- In the same penalties as the previous article, they shall, in the event of substrates to provide the necessary means for subsistence, even without a civil sentence:
(a) The child, with respect to disabled parents;
(b) The adopter, with respect to the adopted person under eighteen years of age, or more if he was prevented; and the adopted with respect to the disabled adopter;
(c) The guardian, guardian or curator, with regard to the minor aged under eighteen years or older if he is prevented, or the incapable, from being found under his guardianship, guardian or guardian;
(d) The spouse, with respect to the other not legally separated because of him. Article 3
.- The responsibility of each of the persons mentioned in the preceding two articles shall not be excluded by the circumstances of the existence of others also obliged to provide the necessary means for subsistence. ARTICLE 4
.- Add to article 73 of the Criminal Code the following subparagraph: “5th: non-compliance with family care duties, when the victim is the spouse.” ARTICLE 5o
.- This Act shall be incorporated into the Criminal Code. ARTICLE 6
.- Contact the Executive.
Given the meeting room of the Argentine Congress, in Buenos Aires, 15 September of the Year of the Liberator General San Martín, 1950.