Bs. As., 1/3/96
VISTO Issue No. 4249/93 of the Register of the Ex-SECRETARIAT for Transport of the MINISTERY OF ECONOMY AND ARTWS AND PUBLIC SERVICES and the provisions of Decree No. 1168 of 10 July 1992 and
That the decree abolished the Interurban Passenger Services provided by FERROCARRILES ARGENTINOS (currently in liquidation).
That the NATIONAL STATE offered to the PROVINCIES the provision of such services, which should be of their interest, should adjust their operation to the terms of Decree No. 1168/92.
That the Province of CORDOBA expressed its interest in maintaining the Interurban Passenger Service.
To that end, a Convention was signed between the NATIONAL STATE ARGENTIN FERROCARRILES (currently in liquidation), METROPOLITAN FERROCARRILES SOCIEDAD ANONIMA and the Province of CORDOBA on 9 September 1993.
That through this Convention the NATION granted to the Province of CORDOBA the Exploitation of the Interurban Passenger Service between the city of Córdoba and the city of Buenos Aires, belonging to the former Line General Bartolomé Mitre currently granted to the NEW Company ARGENTINO SOCIEDAD ANONIMA for the Cargas Transport Service.
That by that instrument in Article 16, it is agreed that the Concession involves the commercial exploitation of the Interurban Passenger Services and any complementary and/or subsidiary activity approved in the Particular Conditions of Operation.
That the Concession Convention shall enter into force with ratification by the NATIONAL EXECUTIVE PODER and the PROVINCIAL LEGISLATIVE PODER.
That the PROVINCIAL LEGISLATIVE POWER adopted the Convention by Act No. 8402, promulgated by Decree No. 2197 of 6 September 1994 of the PROVINCIAL EXECUTIVE POWER.
That the Permanent Legal Service of the MINISTERY OF ECONOMY AND ARTWORKS AND PUBLIC SERVICES, has taken in these proceedings the intervention that belongs to it.
That the NATIONAL EXECUTIVE POWER is entitled to the dictation of this decree by virtue of the emerging powers of Act No. 23.696 and Article 99(1) of the NATIONAL CONSTITUTION.
THE PRESIDENT OF THE ARGENTINA NATION
RIGHT:Article 1 Sr. Rafael-Cartolome, Sr. Transport ANONIMA, engineer Luis Alberto LAGUINGE, who in a copy authenticated as Annex I is an integral part of this decree. Art. 2o . This concession is of a free character and the Province of CORDOBA will not receive from the NATION any allowance or compensation for the provision of the Public Service that is committed to perform. Art. 3o en Delegate in the SECRETARIAT OF ENERGIA, TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS of the MINISTERY OF ECONOMY AND ARTWS AND SERVICES PUBLICS the final approval of the Definitive inventory to be made in accordance with the provisions of the Convention. Art. 4o El The Agreement of Concession approved by Article 1 of this Decree shall enter into force from the day after the publication of the same in the Official Gazette. Art. 5o . Communicate, publish, give to the National Directorate of the Official Register and archvese. . MENEM. . Eduardo Bauzá. . Domingo F. Cavallo.
NOTE: This decree is issued without Annex I. Unpublished documentation can be consulted at the Central Headquarters of this National Directorate (Suipacha 767, Capital Federal).