Amendment. Sanctioned: October 28, 2015 Enacted: November 09, 2015
The Senate and Chamber of Deputies of the Argentine Nation, meeting in Congress, etc., are sanctioned by law:
ARTICLE 1-Incorporate as the last paragraph of Article 20a of Law 11.179, Criminal Code, the following: In case of the offences provided for in Articles 119, 120, 124, 125, 125a, 128, 129-in-of--------------------in-point-in-point-, 130-second and third-paragraphs 145 ter of the Penal Code, the special disablement shall be perpetual when the author has been valid for his employment, position, profession or right for the commission.
ARTICLE 2-Amend Article 67 of Law 11.179, Penal Code, by the following:
Article 67: The prescription is suspended in cases of crimes for which the judgment of prior or preliminary questions is necessary, which must be resolved in another trial. Terminated the cause of the suspension, the prescription runs its course. The prescription is also suspended in cases of crimes committed in the exercise of the public function, for all those who have participated, while any of them is in a public office. The course of the limitation of the criminal action relating to the offences referred to in Articles 226 and 227 bis shall be suspended until the constitutional order has been restored. In the offences provided for in Articles 119, 120, 125, 125a, 128, 129-in-and-, 130-second and third paragraphs-145 bis and 145 ter of the Criminal Code, the limitation period is suspended while the victim is a minor and until the time has been met. The majority of the age group will make the complaint or ratify it by its legal representatives during its age group. If, as a result of any of the offences indicated, the death of the minor has occurred, he shall begin to run from midnight on the day on which he/she reached the age of majority. The prescription is interrupted only by: (a) the commission of another offence; (b) The first call made to a person, in the context of a judicial process, with the object of receiving a statement of inquiry for the crime under investigation; a request for an opening or a lifting of a trial, in the form laid down in the relevant procedural law;
(d) the order of summons to a trial or equivalent procedural act; and (e) the judgment of a conviction, even if the sentence is not firm. The prescription runs, suspended or interrupted separately for each offence and for each of its members, with the exception provided for in the second paragraph of this article.
ARTICLE 3-Derogase the second and third paragraph of article 63 of Law 11.179, Penal Code.
ARTICLE 4 °-Commune to the national executive branch.
GIVEN IN THE SESSION HALL OF THE ARGENTINE CONGRESS, IN BUENOS AIRES, AT THE TWENTY-EIGHT DAYS OF THE MONTH OF OCTOBER OF THE YEAR TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN.
-REGISTERED UNDER NO 27206-
BELOVED BOUDOU. -JULIAN A. DOMINGUEZ. -Juan H. Estrada. -Lucas Chedrese.
Date of publication: 10/11/2015