Observatory Of Prices And Availability Of Supplies, Goods And Services. Creation.

Original Language Title: Observatorio de Precios y Disponibilidad de Insumos, Bienes y Servicios. Creación.

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GOODS and services goods and services law 26.992 Observatory of prices and availability of supplies, goods and services. Creation. Sanctioned: 17 September of 2014 promulgated: 18 September of 2014 the Senate and Chamber of deputies of the Argentina nation gathered in Congress, etc. they attest to the force of law: article 1 ° - created in the scope of the implementing authority, the Observatory of prices and availability of supplies, goods and services, such as technical body in order to monitor, relieve and systematize the prices and the availability of supplies, goods and services that are produced, marketed and delivered in the territory of the nation.
Article 2 ° - the Observatory of prices and availability of supplies, goods and services will be presided over by the owner of the implementing authority and will be integrated by one (1) representative of head of Cabinet of Ministers, who will exercise the Vice-Presidency, one (1) representative of the Ministry of the Interior and transportation, one (1) representative of the Ministry of industry, one (1) representative of the Ministry of agriculture , Livestock and fishing, a (1) representative of the Ministry of planning Federal, investment public and services, a (1) representative of the Ministry of science, technology and innovation productive, a (1) representative of the Ministry of economy and finance public and three (3) representatives of the associations of users and consumers legally constituted and duly registered. In addition, the holder of the implementing authority invite agencies and provincial or local, public or private institutions that contribute to the fulfilment of the goals envisaged in the Observatory for their competence or function. The enforcement authority will be responsible for the choice of the associations of users and consumers who will integrate the Observatory of prices and availability of supplies, goods and services. The authority of application convened to them representatives of them ministries set forth in the paragraph first, whose intervention deems necessary according to the circumstances particular of the case. The announcement must include at least one (1) ministerial representative and one (1) representative from the associations of users and consumers. The concurrence of the squad will be mandatory. For the purposes of the proper functioning of the Observatory of prices and availability of supplies, goods and services, the regulations will establish integration of necessary support agencies for the development of the tasks entrusted by the article 1 of the present. The Observatory should dictate its rules of operation within a maximum period of sixty (60) days since its formation.
(https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/YVc4VldWaCt6NUJycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09 article 3 ° - for the fulfilment of its tasks, the Observatory of prices and availability of supplies, goods and services may recommend to the authority of application requirement: to) all documentation relating to commercial enterprise or economic agent rotation. In this case, information concerning the structure of costs, profitability or any one that may affect the company, in relation to its competitors, will be a quiet and confidential, and will be of exclusive use of the Observatory and/or the implementing authority; (b) reports to public or private organizations. In addition, the Observatory of prices and availability of supplies, goods and services may recommend to the enforcement authority publication of prices and availability of inputs, goods or services produced and offered for sale. With the purpose of transparent access to information about prices and availability of supplies, goods and services offered in the territory of the nation and to promote greater protection of consumers and users, the enforcement authority available at any time the total or partial publication of prices and the availability of supplies, goods and services that are relieved by the Observatory.
Article 4 ° - the monitoring, survey and systematisation of the prices and the availability of supplies, goods and services produced, sold or offered on the territory of the nation shall be carried out ex officio by the Observatory of prices and availability of supplies, goods and services. Without prejudice to the provisions of the first paragraph, the enforcement authority may ask the Observatory the monitoring, survey and systematisation of the prices and the availability of an input, good or service determined.
Article 5 ° - if in the performance of their duties, the Observatory of prices and availability of supplies, goods and services detect acts or behaviors that would cause distortions in the market and in the processes of formation of prices shall issue an opinion concerning the evolution of prices and availability of certain input, good or service and relationship with its cost structure , and inform the enforcement authority.
Article 6 ° - the enforcement authority may entrust to the Observatory of prices and availability of supplies, goods and services, the completion of a technical opinion in price and/or availability of supplies, goods and services, prior to the exercise of the powers provided for in article 2, subparagraphs to), b), c) and d) 20.680 law.
Article 7 ° - this law is of public order and shall remain in force from the day following that of its publication in the Official Gazette.
Article 8 ° - contact the national executive power.
GIVEN IN THE CHAMBER OF THE CONGRESO ARGENTINO IN BUENOS AIRES, THE SEVENTEENTH DAY OF SEPTEMBER IN THE YEAR TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN.
-REGISTERED UNDER NO. 26.992 - AMADO BOUDOU. -JULIAN A. DOMINGUEZ. -Lucas Chedrese. -John H. Estrada.
https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/YVc4VldWaCt6NUJycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09 date of publication: 19/09/2014 https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/YVc4VldWaCt6NUJycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09