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MINISTERY OF INTERIOR A Committee on Eligibility for Refugees should be established within its scope. Functions. DECEMBER No. 464

Bs. As., 11/3/85

VISTO Laws Nos. 15,869, 17,468 and 23.160, by which the Argentine Republic makes its accession to the 1951 United Nations Convention and the 1967 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees, respectively, and


Such international instruments regulate the rights and obligations of refugees, establishing basic rules for their treatment.

That to date there is a lack of adequate procedure for the study and resolution of refugee cases, and it is therefore necessary to establish an Eligibility Committee that addresses the problem in question, thereby implementing and implementing the Convention and Protocol to which the Argentine Republic accedes.

That the Directorate-General for Legal Affairs of the Ministry of the Interior has issued a ruling on the underlying criteria.



Article 1 Artículo Trust in the Ministry of the Interior unNational Directorate of Migration. a Committee of Eligibility for Refugees that will be composed of CUATRO (4) members and CUATRO (4) alternate members. The incumbent members will be:

(a) The National Director of Migration.

(b) The Head of the Department of Legal Affairs of the National Directorate of Migration.

(c) The Head of the Foreign Admission Department of the National Migration Directorate.

(d) A representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship.

The alternate members shall be appointed in the respective areas of their competence by the National Director of Migration and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship.

Art. 2o o The Committee on Eligibility for Refugees shall have the following functions:

(a) To undertake studies on the problems posed by the Institute of Refuge and to recommend the policy to follow in the national order.

(b) Decide on the "refugee" rating for foreigners who so request it or for whom it is requested.

Art. 3o o A representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees may attend the Committee ' s deliberations with the right to voice and request. (A.C.N.U.R.)

Art. 4o — The Regional Representative of the A.C.N.U.R. for the South of Latin America will have the possibility of resorting, as a legitimate person, to the denying resolution that he or she may relapse, unless the foreigner expressly opposes it, or expressly consents to the relapse resolution.

Art. 5o o The Committee on Eligibility for Refugees is empowered to rule the rules governing the procedure before it.

Art. 6o o National, provincial and municipal public bodies are obliged to provide the information, advice and/or collaboration required by the Committee on Eligibility for Refugees.

Art. 7o o Against the decisions of the Committee on Eligibility that denies refugee status, appeal shall be made to the Ministry of the Interior, excluding another remedy, which shall be issued with the opinion of the Directorate-General for Legal Affairs of the Ministry. Art. 8o o The appeal must be based and filed within ten (10) working days after the notification of the refusal. The decision of the Ministry of the Interior shall be enforceable, without further recourse.

Art. 9o o Contact, post, give to the National Directorate of the Official Register and archvese.


Antonio A. Tróccoli Dante Caputo