Law No. 12004, 29 July 2009

Original Language Title: Lei nº 12.004, de 29 de Julho de 2009

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Law No. 12004, of 29 JULY 2009.
Change the law in the 8560, of 29 December 1992, which regulates the paternity of the children together outside of marriage and other matters.
The PRESIDENT of the REPUBLIC do I know that the National Congress decrees and I sanction the following law: Art. 1 this law establishes the presumption of paternity in the case of alleged father's refusal to submit to genetic code-DNA test.
Art. 2nd law 8560 of December 29, 1992, going on to take effect the following art. 2nd:? Art. 2-on action for the investigation of paternity, all legal means, as well as the morally legitimate, will be able to prove the truth of the facts.
Sole paragraph. The defendant's refusal to submit to genetic code-DNA test raises the presumption of paternity, to be assessed in conjunction with the evidentiary context.?
Art. 3 Repeals the law in 883, 21 October 1949.
Art. 4 this Act shall enter into force on the date of its publication.
Brasília, 29 July 2009; 188 of independence and 121 of the Republic.

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