Bicameral Commission Of Truth, Memory, Justice, Repairing

Original Language Title: COMISION BICAMERAL DE LA VERDAD, LA MEMORIA, LA JUSTICIA, LA REPARACI

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BICAMERAL COMMISSION OF TRUTH, MEMORY, JUSTICE, REPARATION AND STRENGTHENING OF THE INSTITUTIONS OF DEMOCRACY

Law 27217

Creation.

Sanctioned: November 25, 2015

Enacted: December 02, 2015

The Senate and Chamber of Deputies of the Argentine Nation, meeting in Congress, etc.

Law:

CREATION OF THE BICAMERAL COMMISSION OF TRUTH, MEMORY, JUSTICE, REPARATION AND STRENGTHENING OF THE INSTITUTIONS OF DEMOCRACY

ARTICLE 1- The Bicameral Commission for the Identification of Economic and Financial Complicities during the last military dictatorship for the search for truth, memory, justice, reparation and strengthening of the institutions of democracy.

ARTICLE 2- The Bicameral Commission will be composed of five (5) deputies and five (5) national senators, appointed by the president of each chamber respecting the political representation of each one of them corresponding in each House three (3) members Member of the European Commission. The European Commission is responsible for the development of the European Community's economic and social policy.

It will be presided over by a member of the majority bloc or in his absence from the first minority in the Chamber of Deputies of the Nation elected within the committee itself. A vice-president shall also be elected, while respecting the political representation of the commission.

The quorum of the committee is satisfied with the simple majority of its members. Decisions shall be taken by a majority of those present.

ARTICLE 3- The aim of the Commission is to draw up a report with a detailed description of the most salient aspects and the consequences of the economic, monetary, industrial, commercial and financial policies adopted by the dictatorship. de facto ruled Argentina between 1976 and 1983 and the identification of the economic and technical actors who contributed and/or benefited from this dictatorship by providing economic, technical, political, logistical or other support.

The commission will have to formulate concrete and useful proposals to forge memory, to point out the accomplices, and to consolidate and strengthen the institutions of democracy as well as legislative reforms that encourage to discourage conduct such as the investigated.

ARTICLE 4 °- The report shall be published by the committee within one hundred and eighty (180) days following its establishment, which may be extended for the sole time by another.

ARTICLE 5- To this end, the committee shall formulate within twenty (20) days following its constitution a working timetable to be governed by the principles of participation, inclusion, transparency, evidentiary scope, publicity and respect. (a) the constitutional guarantees are unrestricted. Such a timetable shall provide:

1. The reception of information and complaints.

2. The citation and hearing of civil society, non-governmental organizations, academics, entrepreneurs, companies and business chambers, trade union associations and political parties, and all those who facilitate the clarification of the facts.

3. The requirement of reports to companies, public or private non-governmental organizations, to dependencies of the three branches of the national, provincial and municipal governments and foreign states.

ARTICLE 6 -The commission should urge those who determine as economic and financial accomplices of the last military dictatorship to voluntarily recognize their participation, apologize and disaggrieved those affected by their actions and offer mechanisms. compensation for damages caused to individual or collective interests or rights, which in no case shall extinguish the judicial actions which may be the right of the right.

ARTICLE 7- The commission may require all officials of the national executive branch, its dependent agencies, autarchic entities, and the armed and security forces to provide it with reports, data and documents. Officials and agencies are required to provide such reports, data and documents.

You may also request reports, documents, records, and any other items that you deem useful for the performance of your duties, to any public, national, provincial or municipal body, and to natural or legal persons, public or private.

In no case shall the banking, tax, securities or professional secrecy, legal or contractual obligations of confidentiality be relied upon by the commission in respect of reports, documents or antecedents dated to 10 December of this year. 1983.

The Commission may bring the matter to justice in order to remove any arbitrary obstacles to the investigation.

ARTICLE 8- In accordance with the objectives set out in Article 3 of this Law, the commission shall be dissolved and shall send all the information and documentation collected, whatever the medium containing it, to the National Memory Archive. Truth and Justice that creates this law.
The commission before its dissolution must, in the event that the possible commission of crimes be warned, make the corresponding complaints to the court.

ARTICLE 9- Believe in the ambit of the Honorable Congress of the Argentine Nation, the National Archives of Memory, Truth and Justice, which will have the purpose of making available to the general public free of the documents that serve the This law is created by this law for the elaboration of its report, as well as any other document related to the objectives pursued by the last military dictatorship and its economic complicities.

ARTICLE 10.- The commission will have an annual budget that will be charged to each House's budget. If necessary, the Presidency of the Honorable Chamber of Deputies of the Nation will provide to the commission the physical means and human resources necessary for the development of its functions.

ARTICLE 11- The committee which is hereby set up will dictate the rules of procedure for its internal operation. For administrative purposes, the rules of the House of Representatives ' Rules of Procedure will apply.

ARTICLE 12.- Contact the national executive branch.

GIVEN IN THE SESSION HALL OF THE ARGENTINE CONGRESS, IN BUENOS AIRES, AT THE TWENTY-FIVE DAYS OF THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER OF THE YEAR TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN.

-REGISTERED UNDER NO 27217-

JULIAN A. DOMINGUEZ. -GERARDO ZAMORA. -Juan H. Estrada. -Lucas Chedrese.