Introduces Modifications To The Act No. 16.618, In The Field Of Child Abuse


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"(Artículo único.-Introdúcense las siguientes modificaciones a la ley N° 16.618, que fija el texto definitivo de la Ley de Menores: 1.-Modifíca_se el artículo 29, en los siguientes términos: a) deleted at N ° 3 ° the phrase"or any appropriate establishment determined by the judge"."
(b) add the following subparagraph: "The case of a minor who has been the victim of abuse, the judge may, in addition to enact the measures referred to in subsection, submit the record to the competent courts to apply criminal sanctions to those responsible, or to enact other measures precautionary for the benefit of the child and its family group.".
2.-Introducense in article 62, the following amendments: to) delete the N ° 4.
(b) add the following second paragraph: assistance of the aggressor to therapeutic programs or family counseling, under the control of the institution that the judge considers more suitable or convenient " such as the national service for women, the national service for minors, the center of diagnostics of the Ministry of education or community centres for family Mental health, declaring it as well in the final sentence. The designated institution should, periodically, send compliance reports to the Court on which is based the cause;
2) realization of certain, at the express request of the offender, for the benefit of the community, the municipality or municipal corporations in the corresponding to his home commune, analogous to the activity, occupation or trade of the convicted person or work related with them, without that these works do not alter his usual work, and 3) fine, to benefit, equivalent to the daily income of the convicted person from one to ten days, which is cautiously fixed by the judge.
In all cases in which the facts alleged may cause serious or less serious injury, the background will be referred to the Court of the respective crime.
This article shall also apply where persons referred to in subsection leave the child without to ensure their upbringing and education, or corrupted it. ".".