Law 147 1994

Original Language Title: LEY 147 de 1994

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LAW 147 1994
(July 13)
Official Gazette No. 41,444, of July 15, 1994
Through which the "Agreement of Mutual Recognition Certificates, Diplomas and Degrees of approved Primary, Secondary and Higher between the Government of the Republic of Colombia and the Government of Argentina ", signed in Buenos Aires on 3 December 1992. Summary

Term Notes
THE CONGRESS OF COLOMBIA,
having regard to the text of the "Convention on the Recognition Certificates, Diplomas and Degrees of Higher between the Government of the Republic of Colombia and the Government of Argentina Primary Education, Media and" signed in Buenos Aires on 3 December 1992.
CONVENTION MUTUAL RECOGNITION oF CERTIFICATES, TITLES AND DEGREES
PRIMARY EDUCATION,
MEDIA AND HIGHER EDUCATION BETWEEN tHE GOVERNMENT oF tHE REPUBLIC oF COLOMBIA AND
tHE GOVERNMENT oF ARGENTINA
the Government of the Republic of Colombia and the Government of the Republic of Argentina, hereinafter the Parties, motivated by the desire to develop relations between the peoples of both countries and cooperate in the areas of Education, Culture and Science, AGREE
:
ARTICLE 1o. The Parties recognize and grant validity to certificates of studies of primary and secondary education and academic degrees and higher education degrees awarded by universities and institutions officially recognized by the education systems of both States, through the respective official bodies, being in the case of Argentina the Ministry of Culture and education of the Nation and in the case of the Republic of Colombia in primary and secondary education: the Ministry of National education and higher education: the Colombian Institute for the Promotion of Higher education (ICFES).
To this end a Technical Bilateral Commission aimed at drawing up a table of equivalences and accreditations meet as often as deemed necessary to accomplish the intended target be established.
The Committee shall meet within ninety (90) days following the date for the exchange of instruments of ratification days.
Article 2.
. For the purposes of this Agreement shall mean the official validity recognition granted by a Party to studies in institutions of the other State national education system, accredited by: certificates, diplomas or degrees.

ARTICLE 3. Completed studies at any level in one of the signatory countries of this Convention shall be recognized in the other for the purpose of continuing studies and according to the provisions of Article I.
The Parties shall promote, through of relevant agencies in each country, obtaining the right to exercise professional to prove a recognized without prejudice to the application of regulations that each country imposes on its nationals, according to the legal regulations for each profession.

ARTICLE 4. Partial or incomplete any studies, grade level or form made in one of the signatory countries will be recognized in the other, the sole purpose of pursuing them, on the basis of years of schooling completed, approved the case of the primary and secondary levels, and subjects passed in the case of university and non-university higher education, which shall be the responsibility of government agencies in accordance with the provisions of Article I.

The 5th ITEM. Parties should inform each other about any kind of change in the educational system, especially on the granting of teaching certificates, diplomas and degrees. In the event that the Parties deem it necessary will be convened the Technical Bilateral Commission.

ARTICLE 6o. If changes in the laws regulating education systems, both in Argentina and the Republic of Colombia, regarding titles or academic degrees recognized by each State shall be informed thereof through diplomatic channels.

ARTICLE 7. The provisions of this Agreement shall prevail over any other agreement in force between the Parties to the date of its entry into force.

Article 8. The Parties shall take appropriate measures to ensure compliance with this Convention by all schools and institutions interested in the respective countries.

Article 9. This Agreement shall be subject to approval provided the legal system of each country and shall enter into force on the date of the corresponding exchange of instruments of ratification.


ARTICLE 10. This agreement will last five (5) years and shall be automatically extended for equal periods.
It may be denounced by either Party, by written notice through diplomatic channels that take effect one year after the respective notification notification.
Done in Buenos Aires on the third day of December
1992
two original texts being equally authentic.
For the Government of the Republic of Colombia,
(Illegible signature).
For the Government of Argentina,
(Illegible signature).
The undersigned Head of the Legal Office
Ministry of Foreign Affairs DECLARES
:
That this faithful reproduction is taken from the original copy of the "Agreement of Mutual Recognition Certificates, Diplomas and Degrees academic Higher between the Government of the Republic of Colombia and the Government of the Republic of Argentina ", signed in Buenos Aires on December 3, 1992, which lies in the archives of the Legal Office of the Ministry Primary Education, Media and.
Given in Bogota, DC, eight (8) days
of July in 1993 (1993).
Chief Legal Office, MARTHA
HOPE WHEEL MERCHÁN.
Power Executive Branch Public

Presidency of the Republic Santafe de Bogota, DC
Approved, submit for consideration by the Honorable
National Congress for constitutional purposes.
(Sgd.) César Gaviria Trujillo
The Minister of Foreign Affairs,
(Sgd.) RUBIO Noemi Sanin. DECREES
:
ARTICLE 1o. To approve the "Agreement on Mutual Recognition Certificates, Diplomas and Degrees of Primary, Secondary and Higher between the Government of the Republic of Colombia and the Government of Argentina", signed in Buenos Aires on December 3, 1992, that by article 1. of this Act is approved, it will force the country from the date the international link is perfect therefrom. Article 2.
. In accordance with the provisions of article 1. 7a Act. 1944, the "Agreement on Mutual Recognition Certificates, Diplomas and Degrees of Primary, Secondary and Higher between the Government of the Republic of Colombia and the Government of Argentina", signed in Buenos Aires on December 3, 1992 , that article 1. of this Act is approved, it will force the country from the date the international link is perfect therefrom.
ARTICLE 3. This Law governs from the date of publication.
The President of the Senate of the Republic, JORGE RAMON ELIAS
NADER.
The Secretary General of the Senate of the Republic,
PUMAREJO PEDRO VEGA.
The President of the Chamber of Representatives, Francisco Jose Jattin
SAFAR.
The Secretary General of the Chamber of Representatives, DIEGO VIVAS
TAFUR.
REPUBLIC OF COLOMBIA - NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
notified, published and execute.
After review by the Constitutional Court

accordance with Article 241-10 of the Constitution.
Given in Bogota, DC, on 13 July 1994.

César Gaviria Trujillo Minister of Foreign Affairs, Noemi Sanin
RUBIO.
The Minister of National Education, Maruja Pachon
Villamizar.

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