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Ley 26.061 - Protección Integral de los Derechos de las Niñas, Niños y Adolescentes (Law 26.061 - for the Integral Protection of Children and Adolescents)

Argentina Senate Country Resources Child and Youth General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Argentina 28 September 2005 Legislation/regulation child and adolescent, child/youth protection, human rights

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Esta ley tiene por objeto la protección integral de los derechos de las niñas, niños y adolescentes que se encuentren en el territorio de la República Argentina, para garantizar el ejercicio y disfrute pleno, efectivo y permanente de aquellos reconocidos en el ordenamiento jurídico nacional y en los tratados internacionales en los que la Nación sea parte. Los derechos aquí reconocidos están asegurados por su máxima exigibilidad y sustentados en el principio del interés superior del niño. La omisión en la observancia de los deberes que por la presente corresponden a los órganos gubernamentales del Estado habilita a todo ciudadano a interponer las acciones administrativas y judiciales a fin de restaurar el ejercicio y goce de tales derechos, a través de medidas expeditas y eficaces.

This law aims at the comprehensive protection of the rights of children and adolescents who are in the territory of Argentina, to ensure the full, effective and permanent exercise and enjoyment of their rights that are recognized in national law and international treaties to which the Nation is a party. The rights recognized are insured for maximum enforceability and supported by the best interests of the child. The omission in the observance of the duties that correspond to the present state government bodies, enable every citizen to file administrative and judicial orders to restore the exercise and enjoyment of these rights, through speedy and effectively measured actions.

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