An Act To Amend The Electoral Code And Act Of 17 May 2006 On The External Legal Status Of Persons Sentenced To Deprivation Of Liberty And The Rights Of The Victim In The Context Of The Implementing Rules Of The Penalty Following The Inst

Original Language Title: Loi modifiant le Code électoral et la loi du 17 mai 2006 relative au statut juridique externe des personnes condamnées à une peine privative de liberté et aux droits reconnus à la victime dans le cadre des modalités d'exécution de la peine, suite à l'inst

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21 JANVIER 2013. - An Act to amend the Electoral Code and the Act of 17 May 2006 relating to the external legal status of persons sentenced to deprivation of liberty and to the rights recognized to the victim in the context of the execution of the sentence, following the establishment of a new protection status in accordance with human dignity (1)



ALBERT II, King of the Belgians,
To all, present and to come, Hi.
The Chambers adopted and We sanction the following:
CHAPTER 1er. - General provision
Article 1er. This Act regulates a matter referred to in Article 77 of the Constitution.
CHAPTER 2. - Amendment of the Electoral Code
Art. 2. In Article 7, paragraph 1er, of the Electoral Code, 1°, amended by the laws of 26 June 1990 and 30 July 1991, is replaced by the following:
« 1° Protected persons who have been expressly declared unable to exercise their political rights under Article 492/1 of the Civil Code and those who are interned by application of the provisions of Chapter Ier to VI of the Act of 9 April 1930 of Social Defence in respect of abnormals, ordinary offenders and perpetrators of certain sexual offences, replaced by section 1er Act of 1er July 1964.
The electoral disability ends at the same time as the end of the incapacity under section 492/4 of the Civil Code or the final release of the internee. "
CHAPTER 3. - Amendment of the Act of 17 May 2006 on the external legal status of persons sentenced to deprivation of liberty and the rights recognized to the victim in the execution of the sentence
Art. 3. In Article 2, 6°, (b), of the Act of 17 May 2006 relating to the external legal status of persons sentenced to deprivation of liberty and the rights recognized to the victim in the execution of the sentence, the words ", extended or prohibited minor" are replaced by the words "or protected under Article 492/1 of the Civil Code"
CHAPTER 4. - Transitional provision
Art. 4. The provisions amended by this Act continue to apply to measures of protection of provisional administration referred to in section 488bis of the Civil Code, guardianship of extended minors or persons declared incapable, parental authority over extended minors and assistance by a judicial council, which were taken at the time of the coming into force of the law of 17 March 2013 reforming the regimes of incapacity and instauranterTitle XI, Chapter II/1 of the Civil Code or shall be extinguished.
CHAPTER 5. - Entry into force
Art. 5. This Act comes into force on the first day of the twelfth month following that of its publication to the Belgian Monitor.
Promulgation of this law, let us order that it be clothed with the seal of the State and published by the Belgian Monitor.
Given in Brussels, January 21, 2013.
ALBERT
By the King:
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior,
Ms. J. MILQUET
The Minister of Justice,
Ms. A. TURTELBOOM
Seal of the state seal:
The Minister of Justice,
Ms. A. TURTELBOOM
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Note
(1) Session 2011-2012
House of Representatives
Documents. - Text adopted in plenary and transmitted to the Senate, 53-2385 - No. 1.
Full report: 19 July 2012.
Senate
Documents. - Project transmitted by the House of Representatives, 5-1775 - No. 1.
Session 2012-2013
Senate
Documents. - Report No. 2. - Text adopted in plenary and subject to Royal Assent - No. 3.
Annales of the Senate: January 10, 2013.
See also:
Session 2010-2011
House of Representatives
Documents. - Proposal by Mr. Terwingen, Mrs. Becq, Lanjri and Marghem, Mr. Vercamer and Mrs. Smeyers, Lahaye-Battheu, Deom, Fonck and Gerkens, 53-1009 - No. 1. - Amendments. - No. 2.
Session 2011-2012
Opinion of the Council of State - No. 3. - Amendments - nbones 4 to 9. - Report No. 10. - Text adopted by the commission (art. 77 of the Constitution) - No. 11. - Text adopted by the commission (art. 78 of the Constitution) - No. 12. - Text adopted in plenary and transmitted to the Senate - No. 13.
Full report: 19 July 2012.
Session 2012-2013
Senate
Documents. - Project referred to by the Senate, 5-1774 - No. 1. - Amendments - No. 2. - Report No. 3. - Text adopted by the commission - No. 4. - Amendments - No. 5. - Report No. 6. - Text amended by commission - No. 7. - Text amended by the Senate and referred to the House of Representatives - No. 8.
Annales of the Senate: January 10, 2013.