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National Agency of controlled materials national agency of controlled materials law 27192 creation. Sanctioned: 07 October 2015 promulgated: 19 October 2015 the Senate and Chamber of deputies of the Argentina nation gathered in Congress, etc. they attest to the force of law: Agency national of materials controlled chapter I of the national agency of materials controlled article 1 - creation. Create the national agency of materials controlled entity decentralized in the field of the Ministry of Justice and human rights of the nation, with financial economic autarky, own legal personality and capacity for action in the field of public and private law.
Article 2 ° - the national agency of materials controlled will have as its mission application, control and supervision of the national weapons and Explosives Act, 20.429, and its supplementary and amended rules and other applicable regulations, as well as cooperation in the development of a criminal policy in the matter, the development and implementation of policies for the prevention of armed violence and all functions assigned to it by this law.
Article 3 - delegations. The national agency of controlled materials may constitute delegations throughout the Argentine territory. Delegations will represent the national agency of controlled materials, and shall have the powers, attributions and responsibilities arising from the organico-funcional structure which establishes the regulatory.
Article 4 ° - objectives. They will be targets of the national agency of materials controlled: 1. the development of policies for registration, control and control on materials, events and physical and legal persons, according to laws 12.709 20.429 24,492, 25.938, 26.216, its supplementary and amending laws. 2. the development of policies aimed to reduce the circulation of weapons in civil society and prevent the effects of armed violence, contemplating public communication campaigns. 3. the development of political aimed to, with the greater speed, is appropriate to the destruction of them https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/MlAwWW9FS0dpSVpycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09 materials controlled that are delivered, hostages, seized or confiscated in the frame of them laws 20.429, 25.938 and 26.216. 4. the development of positive actions that lead to the decline in violence with firearms, jointly with other agencies responsible for its prevention. 5. the collaboration in the research and persecution criminal of them crimes relating to them weapons of fire, ammunition and explosives, attending to the work of agencies competent.
Article 5 °-functions and powers. Functions and powers of the national agency of materials controlled will be: 1. register, authorizing, controlling and overseeing all activities linked to manufacturing, marketing, acquisition, transfer, transfer, holding, carrying, use, delivery, receipt, destruction, introduction, output, import, transit, export, kidnappings, seizures and seizures; made with weapons of fire, ammunition, gunpowder, explosives and related, materials of uses special, and others materials controlled, their users, the facilities manufacturing, of storage, saves and marketing; According to the classifications of current controlled materials, within the national territory, with the single exclusion of weapons belonging to the armed forces. 2 manage materials controlled National Bank and the network of warehouses that are part of the same. 3 carry out the destruction, exclusive and excluding basis throughout the national territory, of all controlled materials within the framework of the laws 20.429, 25.938, 26.216, their complementary, amendments and extensions. 4. determine the methods and procedures of destruction of materials controlled, ensuring its effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability in relation to the environment. 5 keep a single register of information according to article 7 of this law and as provided in the regulations. 6 comply and keep updated a national computerized data bank according to article 7 of this law. 7. perform programs of awareness and sensitization on disarmament and control of the proliferation of weapons of fire in it society, that promote the culture of it not violence and the resolution peaceful of them conflicts. 8 carry out campaigns of regularization of the registration status of persons having firearms, controlled materials and related activities under its power. 9 organize and teach courses and training seminars to technicians and national, provincial and local officials whose performance is linked with the matter. Also, empower organizations of civil society, universities, territorial, neighborhood organizations, media, domestic or international. 10. establishing systems of control citizens for authorisation granting the Agency, especially considering mechanisms that contribute to the prevention of gender-based violence. 11. ensure advertising decisions, including the background on which were taken and of the statistics produced on the subject through its dissemination on the website of the Agency, without prejudice to all the complementary communication routes that can be used. 12 carry out regular statistical surveys with respect to facts, subjects and activities related to firearms and explosives, and provide this information to the enforcement agencies to design and implement strategies for the pursuit of illicit trafficking and other activities with controlled materials that endanger the life and integrity of persons. 13 carry forward policies of exchange of information with respect to the rules and processes, as well as best practices in the matter with agencies of other countries or international https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/MlAwWW9FS0dpSVpycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09 bodies within the framework of international cooperation. 14 carry out research programmes on the arms market and the use of firearms and their consequences, among other aspects linked to the matter that may be relevant to the adoption of strategic policies. 15 to assess and analyze the effectiveness of the technical and legal standards and make proposals for amendments to the relevant bodies. 16. evaluate the results of policies that are implemented in the sector and disseminate its findings. 17. all those that apply according to the regulated laws 20.429, 24,492, 25.449, 25.938, 26.138, 26.216 26.971, amended, complementary and related regulations, as well as that in the future handed down concerning.
Article 6 - National Plan. Materials controlled national agency shall formulate, implement, evaluate, and coordinate actions to each of the objectives mentioned in article 4 °.
Chapter II of the single registry of controlled materials article 7 ° - single registry of controlled materials. In compliance with laws 20.429 24,492, 25.938, 26.216 registration requirements and other complementary regulations, materials controlled national agency will administer a single register, in which is shall include, as a minimum, the following information: a) natural and legal persons covered by the current legislation on the matter; (b) controlled materials); (c) facilities and establishments; (d) acts authorized, rejected and observed; e) sanctions applied; (f) controlled materials hijacked or seized and forfeited; (g) materials controlled stolen, lost and with order of sequestration; (h) controlled materials destroyed. Also, you must comply and keep updated a National Bank of computerized data that includes the registration information indicated above, and information of the controlled materials belonging to the security forces and prison service of federal and provincial jurisdiction.
Chapter III article 8 ° resources - tariffs and rates. Materials controlled national agency shall establish tariffs and equitable rates to meet the administrative and technical services should pay in accordance with the provisions of this law and its regulation.
Article 9 °-resources operating. Them resources operating of the Agency national of materials https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/MlAwWW9FS0dpSVpycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09 controlled will be the following: 1. them split budget assigned by the law of budget or laws special. 2. the split budget with affectation specific assigned by the law of budget derived of them rates, tariffs, contributions, fines and others Services administrative from of his performance. 3. them donations, contributions, subsidies, contributions not refundable and legacies that receive and accept, in money or in species, from of entities official or private, local or foreign with exception of those that by their activity and/or nature are under the control of the ANMAC or could be it in the future, which not may be accepted. 4. all other income not intended in them interjections previous, compatible with the nature and purposes of the Agency.
ARTICLE 10. -Fundraising and remnants. Services, rates, fees, fines, donations, other income and amounts to be determined in the general budget of the nation proceeds will be affected exclusively to compliance with this Act and its regulations. The remnants of an exercise in unused funds will pass to the exercise of the following year.
ARTICLE 11. -Heritage. The national agency of materials controlled will have a heritage integrated with the following property: 1. the acquired up to the date of the enactment of the present, which are incorporated into the national State with involvement a national register of arms. 2. those who purchase materials controlled national agency subsequently in accordance with the provisions and laws which were applicable to him.
Chapter IV article 12 Executive Director. -Executive Director. The management, administration and representation of the national agency of materials controlled will be one (1) Executive Director who shall have the rank and hierarchy of Secretary of State, and shall be appointed by the national executive power.
ARTICLE 13. -Duties and functions of the executive director. The executive director of the national agency of materials controlled will have the following duties and functions: 1. exercise the representation, management and general administration of the national agency of materials controlled, subscribing to this end relevant administrative acts. 2. to approve the Strategic Plan of the national agency of materials controlled and the Plan of action for prevention of violence Navy, for which purpose must request the cooperation and assistance of the Committee of coordination of the policies of Control of firearms and of the Council Advisory of the policy of Control of firearms, according to the Law 26.216. 3 representing the national State or designate qualified personnel for its representation, in all those processes that are developed in judicial or arbitral courts, or in bodies with jurisdictional powers that be discussed matters of competence of the national agency of materials controlled, as well as also arising as part in criminal cases in order to fully comply with the national law of firearms and explosives 20.429 and other regulations applicable in the matter.
https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/MlAwWW9FS0dpSVpycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09 4. To enact the necessary regulations for the operation of the Agency. 5. all other attribution required for the compliance of the functions of the organism.
Chapter V of the Fund national of promotion of the policy of prevention of the violence armed article 14. -Creation. (Create is the Fund of promotion of them political of prevention of the violence armed (FPVA) in the scope of the Agency national of materials controlled, that will be integrated by: to) the twenty percent (20%) of them split budget with affectation specific assigned by law of budget derived of them rates, tariffs, contributions, fines and others Services administrative from of its performance; (b) the proceeds from donations, legacies, grants or awards that specify target the integration of the Fund; (c) any other contribution which establishes the national State.
ARTICLE 15. -Purpose. Established that the purpose of the Fund's promotion of the policy of prevention of violence Navy will be the financing of: to) programs aimed at decreasing the use and proliferation of firearms, reducing accidents and acts of violence resulting from the access and use of firearms, awareness of the risks of holding and use of weapons and promotion of the peaceful resolution of conflicts; (b) training to institutions of the education in all its levels, initial, primary, secondary, tertiary, University, public and private; national, State, provincial, municipal agencies, public and private, civil society, organisations aimed at the prevention of armed violence and the promotion of a culture of peace; (c) research programs on the arms market and the use of firearms and their consequences, inter alia related to the subject matter that may be relevant to the adoption of strategic policies; (d) organizational activities of the Council Advisory of the policy of Control of firearms created by 26.216 law; e) requirements of the national agency of controlled materials for the implementation of the policies for the prevention of armed violence.
ARTICLE 16. -Plan of action. Annually, the national agency of materials controlled will draw up a Plan of action for prevention of violence Navy, financed through the Fund's promotion of the policy of prevention of violence Navy, whose effects shall seek the cooperation and assistance of the Committee for coordination of the policies of Control of firearms and of the Council Advisory of the policy of Control of firearms According to the Law 26.216. It may be reviewed and adjusted on a quarterly basis in accordance with its evolution.
ARTICLE 17. -Ban. In any case the resources of the Fund's promotion of the policy of prevention of violence Navy may finance expenses for purposes other than those provided for in article 15 of this law.
Chapter VI article 18 personnel https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/MlAwWW9FS0dpSVpycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09. -Prohibitions. Without prejudice to existing legal and regulatory provisions, the staff of the national agency of materials controlled will be subject to the following prohibitions and incompatibilities: a) the staff of the national agency of materials controlled may not develop lucrative or commercial activities with controlled materials, and exercising representation or make arrangements for the benefit of the responsible business sector by them; (b) those who have developed any of the activities referred to in the preceding paragraph and are designated materials controlled national agency personnel shall refrain from taking intervention on issues particularly related to persons or matters which have been linked for a period of three (3) years from their income; (c) not eligible of the integration of the bodies of the national agency of materials controlled persons who have developed, in the three (3) years prior to taking office, lucrative or commercial activities with controlled materials or have exercised representation or made efforts for the benefit of the responsible business sector by them; (d) those who have integrated the bodies of the national agency of materials controlled are disabled for a period of three (3) years from its distance from the charge for the development of the activities referred to in the preceding paragraph. The breach of any of the provisions listed above will be cause of exclusion, without prejudice to the administrative or civil criminal actions that may be applicable.
ARTICLE 19. -Of labour relations. The staff of the national agency of materials controlled will be governed by provisions of the 24.185 law and the 25.164 law and its supplementary and amending rules.
Chapter VII provisions supplementary article 20. -Organisational structure. The organizational structure shall be established by the national executive power in a period of one hundred eighty (180) days.
ARTICLE 21. -Incorporation of the staff. Joining plant materials controlled national agency staff, within the framework of the law 25.164, who, at the date of entry into force of this law, to meet functions in the national registry of weapons and had been recruited within the framework of the 23.283 and 25.164 laws. Respect to such staff benefits and current employment conditions.
ARTICLE 22. -Compensation. Personnel within the framework of the 23.283 law, which at the date of entry into force of this law, is found to perform functions in the national registry of weapons and does not accept to be incorporated in the national agency of materials controlled plant, will be entitled to appropriate compensation for termination in the terms as provided by law 20.744 which will be supported by technical and financial cooperation fund provided for in article 8 of the law 23.283.
https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/MlAwWW9FS0dpSVpycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09 article 23. -Transfer. Transferred all the assets, current budget, assets, heritage, staff and selection processes: in the process of the current national registry of weapons to the national agency of materials controlled.
ARTICLE 24. -Balances. The debts that now keep the cooperative entity that had been approved as laws, resulting from the technical and financial cooperation fund balances will be entered into the account from General incomes of the treasure of the nation, which will generate the corresponding budget items with specific involvement at the national agency of materials controlled.
ARTICLE 25. -Derogations. Repeal of the law 23.979, and Chapter VII (articles 43 and 44) of the arms and Explosives Act, 20.429.
Chapter VIII provisions transitional article 26. -The references of those rules that make mention of the national registry of weapons, their competition or its authorities, will be considered made materials controlled national agency, your competition or its authorities, respectively.
ARTICLE 27. -Instruct is the Chief of Cabinet of Ministers to perform budget restructurings that are necessary for the purposes of assigning credits, charges and any other necessary adaptation for the financing of the national agency of materials controlled in exercise of their powers.
ARTICLE 28. -Grant is a term maximum of cent eighty (180) days for the adequacy of the system current and it put in force of all the provisions of this standard.
ARTICLE 29. -Communicate to the national executive power.
GIVEN IN THE CHAMBER OF THE CONGRESO ARGENTINO, BUENOS AIRES, TO THE SEVEN DAYS OF THE MONTH OF OCTOBER IN THE YEAR TWO THOUSAND AND FIFTEEN.
-REGISTERED UNDER NO. 27192 - AMADO BOUDOU. -JULIAN A. DOMINGUEZ. -John H. Estrada. -Marta a. Luchetta.
Date of publication: 22/10/2015 https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/MlAwWW9FS0dpSVpycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09
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