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Penal Procedure Code (Law No. 23.984 of August 21, 1991, as last amended by Law No. 26.842 of December 19, 2012 on Prevention and Punishment of Human Trafficking and Assistance to Victims)

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Year of current version:1991
Date of last amendment:December 19, 2012
Date of entry into force of original text:September 17, 1991
Date of Text (Enacted):August 21, 1991
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Notes:
The criminal procedures are applied in cases of copyright and patent infringements or other cases of infringement of intellectual property rights. For example, Articles 71 to 77 of the Copyright Law (also known as Law No. 11.723 of September 28, 1933 on Legal Intellectual Property Regime) provides for criminal procedures and penalties to be applied in cases of criminal copyright infringement.


Article 2 of the Civil Code stipulates: “Laws shall not be binding until after their publication, and as of the stated day. If no day is stated, they shall be binding eight days following their official publication.”
This Law was published in the Official Gazette on September 9, 1991 (B.O. 09/09/91), with no specific date of entry into force; based on Article 2 of the Civil Code it entered into force eight days after its publication.
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Código Procesal Penal (Ley Nº 23.984 de 21 de agosto de 1991, modificada en último lugar por la Ley Nº 26.842 de 19 de diciembre de 2012 sobre la Prevención y Sanción de la Trata de Personas y Asistencia a sus Víctimas) Código Procesal Penal (Ley Nº 23.984 de 21 de agosto de 1991, modificada en último lugar por la Ley Nº 26.842 de 19 de diciembre de 2012 sobre la Prevención y Sanción de la Trata de Personas y Asistencia a sus Víctimas), Complete document (pdf) [344 KB]

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