Modification

Original Language Title: Modificación

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National ELECTORAL code national ELECTORAL Code Act 27337 modification.
The Senate and Chamber of deputies of the Argentina nation gathered in Congress, etc. they attest to the force of law: article 1 - amend the title of chapter IV bis of title III of the National Electoral Code, 19.945 law and its amendments, which will be drafted in the following way: Chapter IV bis of the ELECTORAL campaign and the obligatory presidential DEBATE article 2 ° - merge the article 64 d to chapter IV bis of title III of the National Electoral Code , Law 19.945 and its amendments, which will be drafted in the following way: article 64 d: obligatory nature of the discussions. Establish the obligation of public pre-election debates among candidates for President of the nation, in order to publicize and discuss the election platforms of parties, fronts or political groupings to the electorate.
Article 3 ° - merge the article 64 sexies to chapter IV of title III of the National Electoral Code, 19.945 law and its amendments, which will be drafted in the following way: article 64 sexies: scope of the obligation. The obligation set out in the previous article includes all the candidates whose political groupings over the floor of votes established for open, simultaneous and compulsory primary elections regulated by law 26.571.
Article 4 ° - merge the article 64 septies to chapter IV of title III of the National Electoral Code, 19.945 law and its amendments, which will be drafted in the following way: article 64 septies: breach. The National Electoral Chamber will bring together those who are obliged to participate in the debate on the five (5) business days after his proclamation as candidates, once exceeded primary elections, in order to determine their willingness to participation in the debate set by this law. Those candidates who by Empire of the here are obliged to participate in the debates and do not comply with this obligation, they shall be punished by the non-granting of audiovisual advertising space, established in chapter III of title III of the Law 26.215, incorporated by article 57 of the Law 26.571. Such spaces shall be distributed evenly among the rest of the participating candidates. Also physical space that Ie had been assigned to the missing candidate will remain empty next to the rest of the participants, in order to denote their absence.
Article 5 ° - merge the article 64 g to chapter IV of title III of the National Electoral Law 19.945 https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/UzFzY2ZkMlZzNEJycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09 code and its amendments, which will be drafted in the following way: article 64 g: topics to discuss. The National Electoral Chamber, with advice from the academic world and civil society organizations committed to the promotion of democratic values, will convene the candidates or representatives of participating political organizations, an audience to remember regulation implementation discussions, the moderators of the same and issues to address in each of them. In all cases, in the absence of agreement between the parties, the decision will fall on the National Electoral Chamber. The results of the hearing should be made public.
Article 6 ° - merge the article 64 nonies to chapter IV of title III of the National Electoral Code, 19.945 law and its amendments, which will be drafted in the following way: article 64 nonies: number of Debates and dates. The topics mentioned in the previous article will be addressed in two (2) instances of debate, one of which should be out in the interior of the country, in the capital of the province determined by the National Electoral Chamber. The discussions will take place within twenty (20) and up to seven (7) days prior to the date of the election. Where the presidential election is decided through the runoff procedure, there will be a further debate, with candidates who have access to the defining election, which will take place within ten (10) days prior to the date of the election.
Article 7 ° - merge the article 64 decies to chapter IV of title III of the National Electoral Code, 19.945 law and its amendments, which will be drafted in the following way: article 64 decies: broadcast television signal. The obligatory presidential debate will be broadcast live by all media belonging to Radio and Television Argentina society of the State (R.T.A. S.E.). Radio and television signals transmitted by H.E. R.T.A. will be put at the disposal of all public and private country media wishing to transmit simultaneously, a free debate. The transmission must have mechanisms for accessibility such as sign language, subtitling visible and hidden, or which might be implemented in the future. Election advertising in the audiovisual communication services and public acts of Government advertisements will be suspended during the transmission of the presidential debate. The National Electoral Chamber will have the recording of the debate, which must be available on the official website of the computer network of the National Electoral Justice, accessible way.
Article 8 ° - merge the article 64 undecies to chapter IV of title III of the National Electoral Code, 19.945 law and its amendments, which will be drafted in the following way: article 64 undecies: the Electoral national camera will provide coordination mechanisms and similar to those laid down in the preceding articles unless there is willingness of realization of an electoral debate between Vice Presidents of the various formulas of presidential candidates.
Article 9 ° - merge the article 64 duodecies to chapter IV of title III of the National Electoral Code, 19.945 law and its amendments, which will be drafted in the following way: article 64 duodecies: enforcement authority. This law enforcement authority will be the National Electoral Chamber, being empowered to regulate all the complementary aspects inherent in the realization of the debates.
ARTICLE 10. -Communicate to the national executive power.
https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/UzFzY2ZkMlZzNEJycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09 given in the room of session of the Argentine Congress in BUENOS AIRES, at twenty-three days of the month of November in the year two thousand and SIXTEEN.
-REGISTERED UNDER NO. 27337-

MARTA G. MICHETTI. -EMILIO MONZO. -Eugenio Inchausti. -John p. Tunessi.

Date of publication: 13/12/2016 https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/UzFzY2ZkMlZzNEJycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09