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Salud Publica Ley 26.657 Derecho a la Protección de la Salud Mental (Public Health Law 26.657 Right to Protection of Mental Health)

Argentine Republic Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides Argentina 25 November 2010 Legislation/regulation human rights, mental health treatment

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LEY NACIONAL DE SALUD MENTAL

La presente ley tiene por objeto asegurar el derecho a la protección de la salud mental de todas las personas, y el pleno goce de los derechos humanos de aquellas con padecimiento mental que se encuentran en el territorio nacional, reconocidos en los instrumentos internacionales de derechos humanos, con jerarquía constitucional, sin perjuicio de las regulaciones más beneficiosas que para la protección de estos derechos puedan establecer las provincias y la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires.

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NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH LAW

This law aims to ensure the right to protection of the mental health of all people, and the full enjoyment of human rights of those with mental illness who are in the country, found in the instruments international human rights, constitutional status, subject to the regulations more beneficial for the protection of these rights can be established provinces and the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires.

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