ACT 311 OF 1996
Official Gazette No. 42855 of 14 August 1996
By which the National Family Protection Registry is created and other provisions. Summary
THE CONGRESS OF COLOMBIA DECREES:
ARTICLE 1o. CREATION. Create the National Family Protection Registry.
. DEFINITION. It is understood by National Family Protection Registry list in which the names will be included with their respective identity cards and residence if known who without just cause ousting of providing food due by law to their children minors and adults that special circumstances so warrant, such as studies being conducted or is physically or mentally incapacitated.
The same procedure shall apply to foods that give ousting holders provided for in Article 411 of the Civil Code.
ARTICLE 3. LIABILITY OF REGISTRATION. The Administrative Department of Security, DAS, implement and maintain updated the Register article 1 refers to. of this Act.
ARTICLE 4. Registry settings. The judges of the Republic of all the national territory under its jurisdiction shall inform the DAS, under the terms of Article 2. of this Act, the identity of those being sued, have been withheld without just cause to compliance with the maintenance obligation decreed by order food to order provisional or free is executed when payment order in these processes.
Local prosecutors who know of ongoing processes, for the alleged crime of failure to pay alimony, sent to DAS names with their respective identification of those persons against whom there is a security measure or indictment. Similarly
officially notify the DAS, within five (5) days following the cancellation, revocation or lifting of the measure.
The 5th ITEM. Trades from judicial offices dealt with in article 4. of this Act shall be filed chronologically by date of receipt in the appropriate office of the DAS. There transcribed data will be included in the registry immediately.
ARTICLE 6o. EFFECTS OF REGISTRATION. Upon taking office as a public servant in all state entities or to labor in the service of any person or private entity it will be essential to testify under oath, having no knowledge of pending cases food nature or which comply with their family obligations. Effective Jurisprudence
. The nominator in the case of public servants, or the employer in the case of individual workers, sent within the first five (5) days of each month the DAS data posesionados or linked to be them forwarded the corresponding record. PARAGRAPH 2.
. Those who claim to have outstanding obligations of food character, you can posesionarlos or link if they have the written authorization for discounts aimed to be made to cancel these obligations. PARAGRAPH 3.
. The statement in this article shall be made before a notary or other competent authority.
ARTICLE 7. SANCTIONS. Failure to comply with the obligations set forth by this Act will result in the following sanctions:
For public servants will be constituted serious misconduct, when defaults on its obligation for the first time. Recidivism constitute very serious offense, penalties will proceed in accordance with Act 200.
For private employers were punished with a fine between 2-20 monthly minimum wage, imposed by the official designated by the DAS, in accordance with Article 9o. of this Act, a reasoned decision. Recidivism incur a fine of between 20 and 40 monthly minimum wages.
PARÁGRAFO. Fines referred to in this article will be allocated to the promotion and development of programs by the ICBF.
Article 8. Effective Jurisprudence
Article 9. The Administrative Department of Security, DAS, have a term of six (6) months from the effective date of this Act, to operationalize the National Family Protection Registry.
ARTICLE 10. BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS. Annually, in the draft budget, the Government submitted for congressional approval budget appropriations that may be required to ensure the effectiveness of this Act.
Article 11. This Law governs from the date of its enactment and repeal all provisions that are contrary.
TRANSITORY ARTICLE. Once put into operation by the DAS, the National Family Protection Registry, judges and prosecutors across the country a term of ten (10) days will from the communication initiation system to send information to all cases having in his office concerning ordered in this Law.
the President of the honorable Senate, JULIUS CAESAR
The Secretary General of the honorable Senate,
PUMAREJO PEDRO VEGA.
The President of the honorable House of Representatives, DIEGO VIVAS
REPUBLIC OF COLOMBIA - NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
published and execute.
Given in Santa Fe de Bogota, DC, on August 12, 1996.
Ernesto Samper Pizano Minister of Justice and Law, CARLOS EDUARDO MEDELLIN BECERRA
The Health Minister Maria Teresa Forero