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Law No. 19.549 of April 3, 1972, on Administrative Procedure (as last amended by Decree No. 1.023/2001 of August 13, 2001, Governing Contracts with the National Administration)

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Year of current version:2001
Date of last amendment:August 13, 2001
Date of entry into force of original text:August 25, 1972
Date of Text (Enacted):April 3, 1972
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Notes:
This consolidated version of the Law on Administrative Procedure incorporates all the amendments up to August 13, 2001 (see Title III, Article 7(f) for the last amendments made by Decree No. 1.023/2001 of August 13, 2001).

The Law on Administrative Procedure provides for administrative rules of procedure to be used in relation with the National Public Administration, both central and local, including autonomous bodies, except for military, defense and security agencies. The National Institute of Industrial Property, an autonomous administrative body, implements the administrative procedures concerning intellectual property rights. For example, Title V of the Law on Patents and Utility Models streamlines administrative procedures relating to patent applications and proceedings, which are undertaken by the National Administration of Patents.

Article 33 of the Law stipulates that it shall take effect 120 days after its publication in the Official Gazette. The Law was published in the Official Gazette on April 27, 1972 (B.O. 27/04/72), and shall enter into force 120 days from this date.
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Ley N° 19.549 de 3 de abril de 1972 del Procedimiento Administrativo (modificada en último lugar por el Decreto Nº 1.023/2001 de 13 de agosto de 2001 sobre el Régimen de Contrataciones de la Administración Nacional) Ley N° 19.549 de 3 de abril de 1972 del Procedimiento Administrativo (modificada en último lugar por el Decreto  Nº 1.023/2001 de 13 de agosto de 2001 sobre el Régimen de Contrataciones de la Administración Nacional), Complete document (pdf) [199 KB]

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