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GENDER violence gender violence act 27210 body of lawyers and lawyers for victims of gender violence. Creation. Functions. Sanctioned: November 04 of 2015 enacted in fact: November 23 of 2015 the Senate and Chamber of deputies of the nation Argentina gathered in Congress, etc. sanction with force of law: article 1 °-create is the body of lawyers and lawyers for victims of violence of gender, in the field of the Secretariat of Justice of the Ministry of Justice and rights human of the nation, which will have as mission ensure the access to the Justice of them people victims of violence of gender in line with them prescriptions of the Law 26.485 of protection integral for prevent , punish and eradicate the violence against them women in them areas in that develop their relations interpersonal and make effective the exercise and enjoyment of them rights enshrined in this and other standards related with it problematic.
(Article 2 °-will be functions of the body of lawyers and lawyers for victims of violence of gender: to) provide sponsorship legal free and advice legal integral in all the territory national to people victims of violence of gender in all their types and modalities established in the Law 26.485 as well as it exerted by reasons of identity of gender u orientation sexual of mode of guarantee their access to the Justice of way timely and effective; (b) develop mechanisms for coordination and cooperation with other agencies of the Executive, the judiciary and the Public Ministry of the defence and Prosecutor, whether jurisdiction national, provincial or local, in order to provide an efficient response, both at the administrative and judicial; (c) agreements and coordinate actions with professional associations, academic institutions and civil society organizations to provide legal assistance specialized and free; (d) carry out training, technical training, update policy and awareness activities aimed at operators of the system of administration of Justice and other actors involved in the integrated approach to gender-based violence; (e) disseminating the services of legal representation and comprehensive legal advice in different jurisdictions, agencies, bodies and units of the national public administration; f) formulate recommendations and legislative proposals in the field of gender-based violence; (g) encourage the production and dissemination of reports and research related to the causes, nature, gravity and consequences of gender-based violence, as well as with the effectiveness of measures implemented to prevent and repair their effects, and the efficiency of the actions of the agencies involved in the prevention, sanction and eradication;
(https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/bG5Lc1pwTGNGS3BycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09 h) promote the unification of criteria for the registration of information on made and cases of violence of gender, elaborating statistics and spreading them periodically.
Article 3 ° - the body of lawyers and lawyers for victims of gender violence will be carried out by one (1) Executive Director, who will have range and hierarchy of Undersecretary of State.
(Article 4 ° - the Director Executive of the body of lawyers and lawyers for victims of gender violence will be appointed by the national executive power and it must comply with the following requirements: to) be an Argentine citizen and possess a degree of Attorney issued by a National University; b) certify five (5) years of seniority in the registration; (c) provide proof of experience and expertise in domestic violence and family law.
(Article 5 ° - Director Executive of the body of lawyers and lawyers for victims of gender violence will have the following duties and powers: to) exercise the direction of the staff of the Corps of lawyers and lawyers for victims of gender violence; (b) enact and enforce the rules of procedure of the body; (c) to promote the continuous training of the members of the body; (d) approve and coordinate the implementation of the annual operating plan; (e) establish the rules and requirements for the admission of requests of sponsorship lawyer for constitute is as Prosecutor in causes criminal of violence of gender; (f) promoting the institutional relationships of the body and to sign agreements with organizations public or private, national or foreign, for the achievement of its objectives, either independently or in coordination with other agencies with competence in the matter; (g) raise the preliminary draft budget of the Agency; (h) manage the resources from the national budget and the assets of the Agency; (i) to accept inheritances, bequests, donations and subsidies assigned organizations public or private, national or foreign; (j) promote and manage the procurement of resources and funds public and private, local and foreign, for the fulfilment of the objectives of the body; (k) proceed to the preparation and publication of the annual memory of the body.
Article 6 ° - the body of lawyers and lawyers for victims of gender violence will feature an interdisciplinary Advisory Commission to address comprehensive gender-based violence, which will be composed of professionals at least college degree in the areas of law, social sciences and health who prove expertise in gender issues as well as not less than five (5) years relevant work experience. The members of this Committee will play its function with character ad honorem. Functions of the Commission will be: to) Assistant to the Executive Director of the body, as well as to other legal practitioners involved in causes of gender-based violence that so require, providing technical expert advice in order to ensure a comprehensive approach; (b) to promote the unification of criteria and systematization of relevant information among the different agencies and organizations dedicated to receipt of complaints of violence against women for the purpose of avoiding revictimizaciones and the unnecessary prosecution of cases that require another type of approach; (c) propose recommendations of actions and remedial measures related to types and forms of violence because of the genre which does not constitute a crime;
https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/bG5Lc1pwTGNGS3BycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09 d) make risk reports in the context of cases of gender-based violence, as necessary; (e) raise awareness to them and those members of the body as well as to others actors involved in the approach integral of the violence of gender.
Article 7 ° - the members of the Corps of lawyers and lawyers for victims of gender violence revistarán within the specialized grouping of the national system of public employment in accordance with the provisions of the Decree of December 3, 2008 2,098 and its amending, as a specific guidance in the terms provided for in article 12. Your income will proceed through the regime's opposition contests and history in the form provided for by article 52 of the national referral system.
Article 8 ° - the members of the body not may practice law privately in cases of gender-based violence.
Article 9 ° - contact the national executive power.
GIVEN IN THE CHAMBER OF THE CONGRESO ARGENTINO, BUENOS AIRES, TO THE FOUR DAYS OF THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER IN THE YEAR TWO THOUSAND AND FIFTEEN.
-REGISTERED UNDER NO. 27210 - AMADO BOUDOU. -JULIAN A. DOMINGUEZ. -John H. Estrada. -Lucas Chedrese.
Date of publication: 26/11/2015 https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/bG5Lc1pwTGNGS3BycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09
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