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Network of Hemispheric Legal Cooperation in the Area of Family and Child Law

ARGENTINA

Introduction to the legal system | Acknowledgment and declaration of paternity | Adoption of minors | Parental authority and custody of children | Care, familial assistance and child support obligations in favor of minors | Traffic in, abduction and return of minors | Protection against abuse, including sexual abuse, of minors

 

Introduction to the legal system

Description

Introduction to the legal system of the Republic of Argentina

Overview of the regulation of family and minors in Argentina

 

Fundamental texts

Constitución de la Nación Argentina

Código Civil de la República Argentina

Código Penal de la Nación

Ley de Protección Integral de los Derechos de las Niñas, Niños y Adolescentes

Ley de Protección Integral a las Mujeres

Ley de Protección contra la Violencia Familiar

Ley de Prevención y Sanción de la Trata de Personas y Asistencia a sus Víctimas

Ley de Migraciones

Ley de Adopción

Ley del Servicio Nacional de Familia

Ley de Centros de Desarrollo Infantil

Decreto 415/2006 que reglamenta la Ley de Protección Integral de los Derechos del as Niñas, Niños y Adolescentes

 

Bilateral treaties

Convenio Argentino-Uruguayo sobre Protección Internacional de Menores

 

Multilateral agreements

Convention of the Rights of the Child

Optional Protocol of the Convention of the Rights of the Child relative to the Participation of Children in Armed Conflicts

Optional Protocol of the Convention of the Rights of the Child relative to the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

Inter-American Convention on Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence Against Women – Convention of Belem do Pará

Convention #138 of the International Organization of Labor - Minimum Age Convention

Convention #182 of the International Organization of Labour on the Prohibition of the Worst Forms of Child Labour and Immediate Action for their Elimination

International Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime and its Complementary Protocols to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, and against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air

Inter-American Convention on International Traffic in Minors

Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction

Inter-American Convention on the Return of Children

Agreement Against Illegal Traffic in Migrants between the Member States of the MERCOSUR, the Republic of Bolivia and the Republic of Chile

Agreement Against Illegal Traffic in Migrants between the Member States of the MERCOSUR

Convention on Recognition and Enforcement Abroad of Support Obligations

Inter-American Convention on Support Obligations

Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Cooperation in respect of Inter-Country Adoption

Inter-American Convention on Conflicts of Law Concerning the Adoption of Minors

 

Designated authority for the Network

 

 

Acknowledgment and declaration of paternity

General

Acknowledgment and declaration of paternity in Argentina

 

Legislation

Título II de la Sección Segunda del Libro Primero del Código Civil

 

Bilateral treaties

 

Multilateral agreements

 

Jurisprudence

 

Other documents of interest

 

 

Adoption of minors

General

Regulation of the adoption of minors in Argentina

 

Legislation

Ley de Adopción

 

Bilateral treaties

 

Multilateral agreements

Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Cooperation in respect of Inter-Country Adoption

Inter-American Convention on Conflicts of Laws Concerning the Adoption of Minors

 

Competent authorities

 

Jurisprudence

 

Other documents of interest

 

 

Parental authority and custody of children

General

Regulation of parental authority and custody of children in Argentina

 

Legislation

Título III de la Sección Segunda del Libro Primero del Código Civil

Ley de Protección Integral de los Derechos de las Niñas, Niños y Adolescentes

 

Bilateral treaties

 

Multilateral agreements

Convention on the Rights of the Child

 

Competent authorities

 

Jurisprudence

 

Other documents of interest

 

 

Care, familial assistance and child support obligations in favor of minors

General

Regulation of care, familial assistance and support obligations in favor of minors in Argentina

 

Legislation

Título III de la Sección Segunda del Libro Primero del Código Civil

Artículos 106 y 107 del Código Penal

Ley de Protección Integral de los Derechos de las Niñas, Niños y Adolescentes

Ley de Centros de Desarrollo Infantil

 

Bilateral treaties

 

Multilateral agreements

Convention on the Rights of the Child

Convention on Recognition and Enforcement Abroad of Support Obligations

Inter-American Convention on Support Obligations

 

Competent authorities

 

Jurisprudence

 

Other documents of interest

 

 

Traffic in, abduction and return of minors

General

Regulation of traffic in, abduction and return of minors in Argentina

 

Legislation

Ley de Prevención y Sanción de la Trata de Personas y Asistencia a sus Víctimas

Ley de Migraciones

 

Bilateral treaties

Convenio Argentino-Uruguayo sobre Protección Internacional de Menores

 

Multilateral agreements

International Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime and its Complementary Protocols to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, and against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air

Inter-American Convention on International Traffic in Minors

Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction

Inter-American Convention on the Return of Children

Agreement Against Illegal Traffic in Migrants between the Member States of the MERCOSUR, the Republic of Bolivia and the Republic of Chile

Agreement Against Illegal Traffic in Migrants between the Member States of the MERCOSUR

 

Competent authorities

 

Jurisprudence

 

Other documents of interest

 

 

Protection against abuse, including sexual abuse, of minors

General

Protection against abuse, including sexual abuse, of minors in Argentina

 

Legislation

Código Penal – Delitos contra La Libertad

Código Penal – Delitos contra La Integridad Sexual

Ley de Protección Integral de los Derechos de las Niñas, Niños y Adolescentes

Ley de Protección contra la Violencia Familiar

 

Bilateral treaties

 

Multilateral agreements

Convention of the Rights of the Child

Optional Protocol of the Convention of the Rights of the Child relative to the Participation of Children in Armed Conflicts

Optional Protocol of the Convention of the Rights of the Child relative to the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography

Convention #138 of the International Organization of Labor - Minimum Age Convention

Convention #182 of the International Organization of Labour on the Prohibition of the Worst Forms of Child Labour and Immediate Action for their Elimination

 

Competent authorities

 

Jurisprudence

 

Other documents of interest

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