Please note that the National State guarantees and is responsible for the safety of public transport services by motor and rail of surface and subterranean, on the occasion of a general cessation of activities announced by the C.G.T., on 8 August 1996.
Bs. As. 7/8/96
VISTO Issue No. 558-000670/96 of the Register of the MINISTERY of ECONOMY AND PUBLIC SERVICES, and
That the General CONFEDERATION OF THE WORK OF THE ARGENTINA REPUBLIC (C.G.T.) has announced the realization of a general cessation of activities on 8 August 1996, to which the AUTOMOTOR TRANVIARIO UNION has acceded.
That in merit, it is appropriate to provide measures to maintain the normal provision of public transport services by national passenger motors during the above-mentioned force measure.
That in the same way, it is of application the above-mentioned regarding the railway metropolitan transport of surface and underground.
It is also prudent to adopt the necessary measures regarding the safety of persons and property and to provide for compensation for any injuries and damages occurring during the day.
That Article 99(1) of the NATIONAL CONSTITUTION provides sufficient sustenance to render the present pronouncement.
OF ARGENTINA NATION
Article 1-The National State guarantees and is responsible for the safety of public transport services by national passenger motors, throughout the territory of the country, and for the services of metropolitan rail transport of the area and underground of the same jurisdiction from the CERO (0) hour of the day 8 of August 1996 until the VEINTICUATRO (24) hours of the same day, month and year, while taking into account the compensations that correspond to them,
Art. 2°-In compliance with the obligation assumed, all necessary collaboration will be provided through the Security Forces for the prevention of alterations or damages of persons, places and vehicles affected to the public service mentioned above.
Art. 3° - Under the payment of any compensation that may take place, the National State shall be subject to all rights and actions against those responsible under Article 2029 of the Civil Code,
Art. 4°-Those affected by the above-mentioned events must make a corresponding complaint about their production immediately after the events. to the corresponding Police Authority and the respective authority of counter-lor in the field of the SECRETARIAT OF ARTWORKS AND PUBLIC SERVICES of the MINISTERY OF ECONOMY AND ARTWS AND PUBLIC SERVICES,
Art. 5° - SECRETARIAT OF ARTWS AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF THE MINISTERY OF ECONOMY AND ARTWS AND SERVICES PUBLICS through the authority of the Comptroller of the Jurisdiction that, in each case, will organize inspection commissions that will intervene in the verification of allegations of facts. of which economic liability may arise for damage to persons and property by seeking to verify the circumstances of each case, in order to establish the reasons for such damages or accidents, their determination and their approximate amount for the purposes of their compensation. All actions to be carried out for the purposes indicated shall be turned to the MINISTERY OF ECONOMY AND ARTWS AND PUBLIC SERVICES for its final resolution by the SECRETARIAT OF ARTWORKS AND PUBLIC SERVICES, subject to consideration by the Arbitral Tribunal that is constituted by the following article.
Art. 6°-For the purpose of considering any complaint for damages or accidents arising from the provision of services, it is constituted in the SECRETARIAT OF ARTWORKS AND PUBLIC SERVICES of the MINISTERY OF ECONOMY AND ARTWORKS AND SERVICES PUBLICOS an Arbitral Tribunal composed of OCHO (8) vowels, DOS (2) on behalf of the passenger transport companies, DOS (2) on behalf of the concessionaries of the metropolitan railway and underground transport and CUATRO (4) on behalf of the National State, which will be chaired by the Secretary of Public Works and Services, who will be able to delegate this faculty to officials of its jurisdiction not less than Assistant Secretary. The Court, through the summary procedure it adopts, shall provide the necessary evidence and shall propose to the SECRETARY OF ARTWORKS AND PUBLIC SERVICES of the MINISTERY of ECONOMY and ARTWS and PUBLIC SERVICES the amount and manner of repairing the damages that are proved, and if appropriate, the amount of compensation. To this end, the national authorities and the security agencies will give all the cooperation required by the Tribunal. The Court may also request the provincial or municipal authorities, such information as may be necessary for the better determination of the responsibility assumed by the National State.
Art. 7° - The request for compensation shall be submitted to the Arbitral Tribunal within the period of TEN (10) working days of the event. If not submitted in full, the request will not be considered.
Art. 8° - The SECRETARIAT OF ARTWS AND PUBLIC SERVICES of the MINISTERY OF ECONOMY AND ARTWS AND PUBLIC SERVICES shall dictate the rules necessary for the implementation of this decree, as regards:
(a) Procedure for calculating the amount of compensation.
(b) Operation of the Arbitral Tribunal.
Art. 9°-Prior to the knowledge of the MINISTERY OF ECONOMY AND PUBLIC SERVICES-SECRETARY OF ARTWS AND PUBLIC SERVICES, go to the control agencies established in Law No. 24.156 and to the General CONTADURY of the NATION of the SECRETARIAN OF HACIENDA of the MINISTERIO OF ECONOMY AND SERVERS.
Art. 10.-Contact, post, give to the National Directorate of the Official Register and archívese.-MENEM.-Jorge A. Rodríguez.- Carlos V. Corach.-Roque B. Fernández.- José A. Caro Figueroa.