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Penal Code criminal law 27147 modification. Sanctioned: 10 June 2015 promulgated: 17 June 2015 the Senate and Chamber of deputies of the Argentina nation gathered in Congress, etc. (sanctioned with force of law: article 1 - article 59 of the criminal code, be replaced by the following text: article 59: criminal proceedings shall terminate: 1) for the death of the accused; (2) for Amnesty; (3) by prescription; (4) by renouncement of the aggrieved, for offences of private action; (5) by application of a criterion of opportunity, in accordance with the provisions of the applicable procedural law; (6) by conciliation or reparation of the prejudice, in accordance with the provisions of the applicable procedural law; (7) for the fulfillment of the conditions for the suspension of the process to test, in accordance with the provisions of this code and the corresponding procedural laws.
Article 2 ° - article 71 of the criminal code, be replaced by the following text: article 71: without prejudice to the rules of availability of criminal action provided for in the procedural legislation, should start nursing all criminal actions, with the exception of the following: 1) that co-habited private instance; (2) the private actions.
Article 3 ° - article 73 of the criminal code, be replaced by the following text: article 73: are private actions that are born of the following crimes: 1) libel and slander; (2) violation of secrets, except in the case of the articles 154 and 157; (3) unfair competition, as provided for in article 159; (4) breach of the duties of assistance family, when the victim is the spouse. Also, are actions private which of conformity with it willing by them laws procedural https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/TUIvUXZZbXY3THhycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09 corresponding, arise of the conversion of the action public in private or of the pursuit of the action criminal from the victim. Action for slander and libel, may be exercised only by the aggrieved party and after his death by the spouse, children, grandchildren or surviving parents. In the other cases, is will proceed only by complaint of the aggrieved or of their chrisians or representatives legal.
Article 4 ° - replaced the article 76 of the Penal Code, with the following text, to be inserted in the code by integrating the 12th title of his first book, 'Of the Suspension of judgment-proof': article 76: the suspension of judgment-proof shall be governed in accordance with provisions in relevant procedural laws. In the absence of full or partial regulation, the provisions of this title shall apply.
Article 5 - repeal of article 75 of the criminal code.
Article 6 ° - contact the national executive power.
GIVEN IN THE CHAMBER OF THE CONGRESO ARGENTINO, BUENOS AIRES, ON THE TENTH DAY OF THE MONTH OF JUNE OF THE YEAR TWO THOUSAND AND FIFTEEN.
-REGISTERED UNDER THE N ° 27147 - AMADO BOUDOU. -JULIAN A. DOMINGUEZ. -John H. Estrada. -Lucas Chedrese.
Date of publication: 18/06/2015 https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/TUIvUXZZbXY3THhycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09
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