Penal Code Modification

Original Language Title: CODIGO PENAL MODIFICACION

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CRIMINAL CODE

Law 27455

Amendment.

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

Law:

AMENDMENT OF THE ARGENTINE NATION ' S PENAL CODE ON PRIVATE-INSTANCE DEPENDENT ACTIONS

Article 1 °-Amend article 72 of the first book, Title XI of the Criminal Code of the Nation, Law 11,179, which shall be worded as follows:

Article 72: Dependent actions of private instance are born of the following crimes:

1. Those provided for in Articles 119, 120 and 130 of the Criminal Code shall not be the result of the death of the person offended or injured by those referred to in Article 91.

2. Mild injuries, whether they are painful or culpable.

3. Non-living contact of minor children with their non-living parents.

In the cases of this article, no cause shall be formed but by accusation or denunciation of the aggrieved, of his guardian, keeper or legal representatives. However, it shall be carried out ex officio:

(a) in the case of point (1), where the victim is under the age of 18 years or has been declared incapable;

(b) in the cases referred to in paragraph 2, where the reasons for security or public interest are concerned;

(c) in the cases referred to in points 2 and 3, where the offence is committed against a minor who has no parents, guardian or keeper, or who is one of his or her ascendants, guardian or keeper, or where there are seriously conflicting interests between them; these and the minor, as long as it is more convenient for the higher interest of the person.

Art. 2 °-Commune to the national executive branch.

GIVEN IN THE SESSION HALL OF THE ARGENTINE CONGRESS, IN BUENOS AIRES, AT THE TEN DAYS OF OCTOBER OF THE YEAR TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN.

REGISTERED UNDER NO 27455

MARTA G. MICHELETTI-EMILIO MONZO-Eugenio Inchausti-Juan P. Tunessi

ê 25/10/2018 N ° 80656/18 v. 25/10/2018