CODIGO PENAL code criminal law 26.791 modifications. Adopted: 14 November 2012 promulgated: 11 December 2012 the Senate and Chamber of deputies of the Argentina nation gathered in Congress, etc. they attest to the force of law: article 1 ° - replacements subparagraphs 1 ° and 4 ° of article 80 of the criminal code that will be written in the following way: article 80: shall be imprisonment or imprisonment, and can apply the provisions of article 52, which kills: 1 °. To its ancestor, descendant, spouse, former spouse, or to the person with who maintains or has maintained a relationship of couple, without or not coexistence. 4 °. Pleasure, it greed, hate racial, religious, gender or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
Article 2 ° - Incorporanse as paragraphs 11 and 12 of article 80 of the criminal code the following texts: 11. A woman when the fact is perpetrated by a man and without violence. 12. with the aim of causing suffering to a person that is maintained or has had a relationship within the meaning of subsection 1.
Article 3 ° - replaced article 80 in fine of the Penal Code, which will be drafted in the following way: when in the case of paragraph 1 of this article, mediaren extraordinary circumstances of attenuation, the judge may apply prison or detention of eight (8) to twenty-five (25) years. This shall not apply to who had previously carried out acts of violence against the female victim.
Article 4 ° - contact the national executive power. GIVEN IN THE HALL OF SESSIONS OF THE CONGRESS ARGENTINE, IN BUENOS AIRES, THE DAY 14 OF NOVEMBER OF THE YEAR TWO THOUSAND TWELVE. -REGISTERED under no. 26.791 - BEATRIZ ROJKES de ALPEROVICH. -JULIAN A. DOMINGUEZ. -Gervasio Bozzano. -John H. Estrada.
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