Bs. As., 30/4/73
VISTO the situation of internal shock produced at the national level and considering that terrorist action has increased to the point of endangering the internal security and the process of institutional standardization to which the Government of the Nation is engaged, which is reported by the Minister of Defence and the Board of Commanders in Chief and attentive to the provisions of article 43 of Law No. 16.970 and articles 37 to 40 of Decree No. 739/67.
THE PRESIDENT OF THE ARGENTINA NATION
RIGHT:Article 1 ". Declárase Emergency zone from 05:00 hours on May 1, 1973 to the area corresponding to the Province of Córdoba, which will be called "Córdoba Emergency Zone". Art. 2o . Name the Commander of the Emergency Zone "Córdoba" to the Commander of the IIIer. Army Corps, Major General D. Jorge R. Orfila. Art. 3o las Commending the Commander of the Emergency Zone the following forces:
(a) Military: Forces and means that currently have their seat in the Emergency Zone, except cadets and seekers, and others that eventually make available the Commander-in-Chief of the Forces at the request of the Commander of the Emergency Zone.
(b) National Gendarmerie: those with seats in the Emergency Zone and those established by the Commander-in-Chief of the Army.
(c) Federal Police: the authority and forces that have seats in the Emergency Zone and those determined by the Ministry of the Interior.
(d) of the Provincial Police: the Head of Forces with seats in the Emergency Zone and those established by the Government of the Province in its reinforcement.Art. 4o . From the time indicated in Article 1 the agencies and divisions of the national, provincial, municipal, auto-archic entities and State enterprises, existing in the Emergency Zone, although they will retain their organic-functional relationship for the conduct of their respective regular missions, they will be subordinated to the Commander of the Area in respect of the performance of the orders and tasks that he gives them or assigns to them in the exercise of their functions and duties.
It will have absolute priority over any other activity the fulfillment . on the part of such agencies and divisions las of the orders and tasks given by the Commander of the Zone and the origin or legitimacy of them will not be questioned in any case during the validity of the Zone of Emergency.Art. 5o . The Governor of the Province and its Ministers, although excluded from the regime established in the previous article, shall not interfere, alter or nurture the orders and tasks given or assigned by the Commander of the Emergency Zone under the above article. Art. 6th . Make the Commander of the Emergency Zone dictate bands, which in each case may impose the penalties set out in article 528 of the Code of Military Justice (Act 14029). Art. 7o . Refer to the Emergency Zone "Córdoba" the Special War Councils established in Book III, Section I of the Code of Military Justice, who will know in judging the crimes that the bands foresee and repress.
Please inform the Commander of the Emergency Zone to operationalize the Special War Councils, composed of members of the three Armed Forces, which are necessary as the number of cases so requires, as well as to designate its components.Art. 8o . The trial by the Military Justice referred to in the preceding article shall be carried out by the Special War Councils provided for in Article 45 of the Code of Military Justice in accordance with the organization established in Articles 33 et seq. and by the summary procedure provided for in Articles 482 to 501 and consistent with the same legal body.
In each case the Commander will determine the War Council to intervene.Art. 9th Please inform the Commander of the Emergency Zone to provide for the requisition of goods and services in the affected area, as provided for in Article 36 of Act No. 16.970 (National Defence Act). Art. 10. . Facultase the Commander of the Emergency Zone to apply the provisions prescribed by Act No. 17.192 concerning the Civil Defence Service. Art. 11. . As prescribed in Article 40 of the regulation of Law No. 16,970, the Commander of the emergency zone "Córdoba", will depend on the President of the Nation through the Board of Commanders in Chief. Art. 12. . The expenses that demand compliance with this Decree will be met with general income. Art. 13. . This decree will be endorsed by the Ministers of the Interior, Defence, Justice, Finance and Finance, Foreign Affairs and Worship, Agriculture and Livestock, Industry and Mining, Trade, Labour, Social Welfare and Public Works and Services, and by the Board of Commanders in Chief. Art. 14. El The present decree will be publicized by all oral, written and television media. Art. 15. . Communicate, publish, give to the National Directorate of the Official Register and archvese.
LANUSSE.Carlos A. Rey. Carlos G. N. Coda. Arturo Mor Roig. Eduardo E. Aguirre Obarrio. Grevasio R. Colombres. Jorge Wehbe. Eduardo F. Mc Loughlin. Ernesto J. Lanusse. Ernesto J. Parellada. Rubens G. San Sebastian. Oscar R. Puiggrós. Pedro A. Gordillo. Daniel Garcia.