Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Chile http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Chile; Colombia; Mexico; Peru: Trade Protocol Signed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403870_text Treaties and International Agreements/World Trade - The President of Mexico, Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto, with his counterparts the Presidents of Colombia, Chile, and Peru, signed an Additional Protocol to the Framework Agreement for the Pacific Alliance. The signing took place on February 10,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403870_text Global Legal Monitor: Chile: Disqualifications for Individuals Convicted of Sex Crimes Against Minors http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403298_text Crime and law enforcement - The President of Mexico, Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto, with his counterparts the Presidents of Colombia, Chile, and Peru, signed an Additional Protocol to the Framework Agreement for the Pacific Alliance. The signing took place on February 10, On June 13, 2012, Law 20594 was passed to amend the Criminal Code to include disqualifications for individuals convicted of sexual crimes against minors. (Ley 20594 Crea Inhabilidades para Condenados por Delitos Sexuales Contra Menores... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 27 Aug 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403298_text Global Legal Monitor: Chile: New Law Creates Environmental Courts http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403263_text Environmental protection - The President of Mexico, Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto, with his counterparts the Presidents of Colombia, Chile, and Peru, signed an Additional Protocol to the Framework Agreement for the Pacific Alliance. The signing took place on February 10, On June 13, 2012, Law 20594 was passed to amend the Criminal Code to include disqualifications for individuals convicted of sexual crimes against minors. (Ley 20594 Crea Inhabilidades para Condenados por Delitos Sexuales Contra Menores On June 18, 2012, Chile's legislature passed Law 20600 on the creation of new environmental courts, thereby granting the Superintendency of the Environment the power to prosecute environmental violations. (Law 20600 Creating Environmental Courts (June... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 01 Aug 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403263_text Global Legal Monitor: Chile: Proposed Changes to the Penal Code to Increase the Sanction against Public Unrest http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402845_text Crime and law enforcement - The President of Mexico, Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto, with his counterparts the Presidents of Colombia, Chile, and Peru, signed an Additional Protocol to the Framework Agreement for the Pacific Alliance. The signing took place on February 10, On June 13, 2012, Law 20594 was passed to amend the Criminal Code to include disqualifications for individuals convicted of sexual crimes against minors. (Ley 20594 Crea Inhabilidades para Condenados por Delitos Sexuales Contra Menores On June 18, 2012, Chile's legislature passed Law 20600 on the creation of new environmental courts, thereby granting the Superintendency of the Environment the power to prosecute environmental violations. (Law 20600 Creating Environmental Courts (June On October 2, 2011, President Sebastiandaacute;n Pinera of Chile submitted a proposal to amend the Penal Code (CP) (Codigo Penal, Aug, 12, 1874, updated as of Aug. 13, 2011, Biblioteca del Congress website) to the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 11 Oct 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402845_text Global Legal Monitor: Chile: Congress Approves Draft Legislation to Combat Bullying in Schools http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402811_text Education - The President of Mexico, Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto, with his counterparts the Presidents of Colombia, Chile, and Peru, signed an Additional Protocol to the Framework Agreement for the Pacific Alliance. The signing took place on February 10, On June 13, 2012, Law 20594 was passed to amend the Criminal Code to include disqualifications for individuals convicted of sexual crimes against minors. (Ley 20594 Crea Inhabilidades para Condenados por Delitos Sexuales Contra Menores On June 18, 2012, Chile's legislature passed Law 20600 on the creation of new environmental courts, thereby granting the Superintendency of the Environment the power to prosecute environmental violations. (Law 20600 Creating Environmental Courts (June On October 2, 2011, President Sebastiandaacute;n Pinera of Chile submitted a proposal to amend the Penal Code (CP) (Codigo Penal, Aug, 12, 1874, updated as of Aug. 13, 2011, Biblioteca del Congress website) to the On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 21 Sep 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402811_text Global Legal Monitor: Chile: Supreme Court of Justice Decision Disallows Additional Severance Payments for Teachers in Private Sector http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402134_text Labor - The President of Mexico, Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto, with his counterparts the Presidents of Colombia, Chile, and Peru, signed an Additional Protocol to the Framework Agreement for the Pacific Alliance. The signing took place on February 10, On June 13, 2012, Law 20594 was passed to amend the Criminal Code to include disqualifications for individuals convicted of sexual crimes against minors. (Ley 20594 Crea Inhabilidades para Condenados por Delitos Sexuales Contra Menores On June 18, 2012, Chile's legislature passed Law 20600 on the creation of new environmental courts, thereby granting the Superintendency of the Environment the power to prosecute environmental violations. (Law 20600 Creating Environmental Courts (June On October 2, 2011, President Sebastiandaacute;n Pinera of Chile submitted a proposal to amend the Penal Code (CP) (Codigo Penal, Aug, 12, 1874, updated as of Aug. 13, 2011, Biblioteca del Congress website) to the On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto Chile's Labor Code was amended on March 29, 2008, to include provisions establishing that final trial decisions in labor cases may be challenged exclusively by the annulment recourse. The recourse, which suspends application of the trial... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 30 Jul 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402134_text Global Legal Monitor: Argentina; Chile: Integration Treaty Enters into Force http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401823_text International affairs - The President of Mexico, Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto, with his counterparts the Presidents of Colombia, Chile, and Peru, signed an Additional Protocol to the Framework Agreement for the Pacific Alliance. The signing took place on February 10, On June 13, 2012, Law 20594 was passed to amend the Criminal Code to include disqualifications for individuals convicted of sexual crimes against minors. (Ley 20594 Crea Inhabilidades para Condenados por Delitos Sexuales Contra Menores On June 18, 2012, Chile's legislature passed Law 20600 on the creation of new environmental courts, thereby granting the Superintendency of the Environment the power to prosecute environmental violations. (Law 20600 Creating Environmental Courts (June On October 2, 2011, President Sebastiandaacute;n Pinera of Chile submitted a proposal to amend the Penal Code (CP) (Codigo Penal, Aug, 12, 1874, updated as of Aug. 13, 2011, Biblioteca del Congress website) to the On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto Chile's Labor Code was amended on March 29, 2008, to include provisions establishing that final trial decisions in labor cases may be challenged exclusively by the annulment recourse. The recourse, which suspends application of the trial The Treaty of Maipanduacute; for Integration and Cooperation, designed to revive and update the Peace and Friendship Treaty signed between Argentina and Chile in 1984 but never fully implemented, was signed by representatives of the two... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 18 Feb 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401823_text Global Legal Monitor: Chile: New Law Creates Ministry for the Environment, Other Environmental Agencies http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401817_text Environmental protection - The President of Mexico, Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto, with his counterparts the Presidents of Colombia, Chile, and Peru, signed an Additional Protocol to the Framework Agreement for the Pacific Alliance. The signing took place on February 10, On June 13, 2012, Law 20594 was passed to amend the Criminal Code to include disqualifications for individuals convicted of sexual crimes against minors. (Ley 20594 Crea Inhabilidades para Condenados por Delitos Sexuales Contra Menores On June 18, 2012, Chile's legislature passed Law 20600 on the creation of new environmental courts, thereby granting the Superintendency of the Environment the power to prosecute environmental violations. (Law 20600 Creating Environmental Courts (June On October 2, 2011, President Sebastiandaacute;n Pinera of Chile submitted a proposal to amend the Penal Code (CP) (Codigo Penal, Aug, 12, 1874, updated as of Aug. 13, 2011, Biblioteca del Congress website) to the On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto Chile's Labor Code was amended on March 29, 2008, to include provisions establishing that final trial decisions in labor cases may be challenged exclusively by the annulment recourse. The recourse, which suspends application of the trial The Treaty of Maipanduacute; for Integration and Cooperation, designed to revive and update the Peace and Friendship Treaty signed between Argentina and Chile in 1984 but never fully implemented, was signed by representatives of the two Chile has enacted a new law that creates the Ministry of the Environment, the Environmental Evaluation Service, and the Superintendency for the Environment. It also contains other, less substantive amendments. (Ley 20417, amending Law 19,300 of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 17 Feb 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401817_text Global Legal Monitor: Chile: New Law Creates the Inter-Agency Social Protection System http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401583_text Families - The President of Mexico, Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto, with his counterparts the Presidents of Colombia, Chile, and Peru, signed an Additional Protocol to the Framework Agreement for the Pacific Alliance. The signing took place on February 10, On June 13, 2012, Law 20594 was passed to amend the Criminal Code to include disqualifications for individuals convicted of sexual crimes against minors. (Ley 20594 Crea Inhabilidades para Condenados por Delitos Sexuales Contra Menores On June 18, 2012, Chile's legislature passed Law 20600 on the creation of new environmental courts, thereby granting the Superintendency of the Environment the power to prosecute environmental violations. (Law 20600 Creating Environmental Courts (June On October 2, 2011, President Sebastiandaacute;n Pinera of Chile submitted a proposal to amend the Penal Code (CP) (Codigo Penal, Aug, 12, 1874, updated as of Aug. 13, 2011, Biblioteca del Congress website) to the On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto Chile's Labor Code was amended on March 29, 2008, to include provisions establishing that final trial decisions in labor cases may be challenged exclusively by the annulment recourse. The recourse, which suspends application of the trial The Treaty of Maipanduacute; for Integration and Cooperation, designed to revive and update the Peace and Friendship Treaty signed between Argentina and Chile in 1984 but never fully implemented, was signed by representatives of the two Chile has enacted a new law that creates the Ministry of the Environment, the Environmental Evaluation Service, and the Superintendency for the Environment. It also contains other, less substantive amendments. (Ley 20417, amending Law 19,300 of Chile has adopted a new law that creates the Inter-Agency Social Protection System (IASPS) and recognizes the existence of the Integral Infants' Protection Sub-System (IFPSS), "Chile Grows with You." Law No. 20,379, which was promulgated on... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 25 Sep 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401583_text Global Legal Monitor: Chile: Ratification of Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401406_text International affairs - The President of Mexico, Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto, with his counterparts the Presidents of Colombia, Chile, and Peru, signed an Additional Protocol to the Framework Agreement for the Pacific Alliance. The signing took place on February 10, On June 13, 2012, Law 20594 was passed to amend the Criminal Code to include disqualifications for individuals convicted of sexual crimes against minors. (Ley 20594 Crea Inhabilidades para Condenados por Delitos Sexuales Contra Menores On June 18, 2012, Chile's legislature passed Law 20600 on the creation of new environmental courts, thereby granting the Superintendency of the Environment the power to prosecute environmental violations. (Law 20600 Creating Environmental Courts (June On October 2, 2011, President Sebastiandaacute;n Pinera of Chile submitted a proposal to amend the Penal Code (CP) (Codigo Penal, Aug, 12, 1874, updated as of Aug. 13, 2011, Biblioteca del Congress website) to the On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto Chile's Labor Code was amended on March 29, 2008, to include provisions establishing that final trial decisions in labor cases may be challenged exclusively by the annulment recourse. The recourse, which suspends application of the trial The Treaty of Maipanduacute; for Integration and Cooperation, designed to revive and update the Peace and Friendship Treaty signed between Argentina and Chile in 1984 but never fully implemented, was signed by representatives of the two Chile has enacted a new law that creates the Ministry of the Environment, the Environmental Evaluation Service, and the Superintendency for the Environment. It also contains other, less substantive amendments. (Ley 20417, amending Law 19,300 of Chile has adopted a new law that creates the Inter-Agency Social Protection System (IASPS) and recognizes the existence of the Integral Infants' Protection Sub-System (IFPSS), "Chile Grows with You." Law No. 20,379, which was promulgated on On June 29, 2009, Chile deposited with the United Nations its instrument of ratification of the Rome Statute, becoming the last South American country to become a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC). This measure... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 06 Jul 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401406_text Global Legal Monitor: Chile: Law on Transparency http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401250_text Freedom of information - The President of Mexico, Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto, with his counterparts the Presidents of Colombia, Chile, and Peru, signed an Additional Protocol to the Framework Agreement for the Pacific Alliance. The signing took place on February 10, On June 13, 2012, Law 20594 was passed to amend the Criminal Code to include disqualifications for individuals convicted of sexual crimes against minors. (Ley 20594 Crea Inhabilidades para Condenados por Delitos Sexuales Contra Menores On June 18, 2012, Chile's legislature passed Law 20600 on the creation of new environmental courts, thereby granting the Superintendency of the Environment the power to prosecute environmental violations. (Law 20600 Creating Environmental Courts (June On October 2, 2011, President Sebastiandaacute;n Pinera of Chile submitted a proposal to amend the Penal Code (CP) (Codigo Penal, Aug, 12, 1874, updated as of Aug. 13, 2011, Biblioteca del Congress website) to the On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto Chile's Labor Code was amended on March 29, 2008, to include provisions establishing that final trial decisions in labor cases may be challenged exclusively by the annulment recourse. The recourse, which suspends application of the trial The Treaty of Maipanduacute; for Integration and Cooperation, designed to revive and update the Peace and Friendship Treaty signed between Argentina and Chile in 1984 but never fully implemented, was signed by representatives of the two Chile has enacted a new law that creates the Ministry of the Environment, the Environmental Evaluation Service, and the Superintendency for the Environment. It also contains other, less substantive amendments. (Ley 20417, amending Law 19,300 of Chile has adopted a new law that creates the Inter-Agency Social Protection System (IASPS) and recognizes the existence of the Integral Infants' Protection Sub-System (IFPSS), "Chile Grows with You." Law No. 20,379, which was promulgated on On June 29, 2009, Chile deposited with the United Nations its instrument of ratification of the Rome Statute, becoming the last South American country to become a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC). This measure On April 20, 2009, the Law on Access to Public Information, also known as the Law on Transparency, became effective (Law No. 20285, DIARIO OFICIAL (Aug. 20, 2008), available at http://www.freedominfo.org/documents/chile_ley_de_transparencia.pdf; see also Global Legal... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 29 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401250_text Global Legal Monitor: Chile: Law on Transparency and Access to Public Information Adopted http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540827_text Freedom of information - The President of Mexico, Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto, with his counterparts the Presidents of Colombia, Chile, and Peru, signed an Additional Protocol to the Framework Agreement for the Pacific Alliance. The signing took place on February 10, On June 13, 2012, Law 20594 was passed to amend the Criminal Code to include disqualifications for individuals convicted of sexual crimes against minors. (Ley 20594 Crea Inhabilidades para Condenados por Delitos Sexuales Contra Menores On June 18, 2012, Chile's legislature passed Law 20600 on the creation of new environmental courts, thereby granting the Superintendency of the Environment the power to prosecute environmental violations. (Law 20600 Creating Environmental Courts (June On October 2, 2011, President Sebastiandaacute;n Pinera of Chile submitted a proposal to amend the Penal Code (CP) (Codigo Penal, Aug, 12, 1874, updated as of Aug. 13, 2011, Biblioteca del Congress website) to the On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto Chile's Labor Code was amended on March 29, 2008, to include provisions establishing that final trial decisions in labor cases may be challenged exclusively by the annulment recourse. The recourse, which suspends application of the trial The Treaty of Maipanduacute; for Integration and Cooperation, designed to revive and update the Peace and Friendship Treaty signed between Argentina and Chile in 1984 but never fully implemented, was signed by representatives of the two Chile has enacted a new law that creates the Ministry of the Environment, the Environmental Evaluation Service, and the Superintendency for the Environment. It also contains other, less substantive amendments. (Ley 20417, amending Law 19,300 of Chile has adopted a new law that creates the Inter-Agency Social Protection System (IASPS) and recognizes the existence of the Integral Infants' Protection Sub-System (IFPSS), "Chile Grows with You." Law No. 20,379, which was promulgated on On June 29, 2009, Chile deposited with the United Nations its instrument of ratification of the Rome Statute, becoming the last South American country to become a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC). This measure On April 20, 2009, the Law on Access to Public Information, also known as the Law on Transparency, became effective (Law No. 20285, DIARIO OFICIAL (Aug. 20, 2008), available at http://www.freedominfo.org/documents/chile_ley_de_transparencia.pdf; see also Global Legal Chile's new Law on the Transparency of Public Functions and Access to Information on Public Administration establishes that all information prepared using taxpayer money and all other information held by government agencies, whatever its format, date... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 12 Dec 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540827_text Global Legal Monitor: Chile; United States: Second Circuit Denies Application of Hague Convention on Child Abduction to Chilean Claimant http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540687_text Children - The President of Mexico, Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto, with his counterparts the Presidents of Colombia, Chile, and Peru, signed an Additional Protocol to the Framework Agreement for the Pacific Alliance. The signing took place on February 10, On June 13, 2012, Law 20594 was passed to amend the Criminal Code to include disqualifications for individuals convicted of sexual crimes against minors. (Ley 20594 Crea Inhabilidades para Condenados por Delitos Sexuales Contra Menores On June 18, 2012, Chile's legislature passed Law 20600 on the creation of new environmental courts, thereby granting the Superintendency of the Environment the power to prosecute environmental violations. (Law 20600 Creating Environmental Courts (June On October 2, 2011, President Sebastiandaacute;n Pinera of Chile submitted a proposal to amend the Penal Code (CP) (Codigo Penal, Aug, 12, 1874, updated as of Aug. 13, 2011, Biblioteca del Congress website) to the On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto Chile's Labor Code was amended on March 29, 2008, to include provisions establishing that final trial decisions in labor cases may be challenged exclusively by the annulment recourse. The recourse, which suspends application of the trial The Treaty of Maipanduacute; for Integration and Cooperation, designed to revive and update the Peace and Friendship Treaty signed between Argentina and Chile in 1984 but never fully implemented, was signed by representatives of the two Chile has enacted a new law that creates the Ministry of the Environment, the Environmental Evaluation Service, and the Superintendency for the Environment. It also contains other, less substantive amendments. (Ley 20417, amending Law 19,300 of Chile has adopted a new law that creates the Inter-Agency Social Protection System (IASPS) and recognizes the existence of the Integral Infants' Protection Sub-System (IFPSS), "Chile Grows with You." Law No. 20,379, which was promulgated on On June 29, 2009, Chile deposited with the United Nations its instrument of ratification of the Rome Statute, becoming the last South American country to become a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC). This measure On April 20, 2009, the Law on Access to Public Information, also known as the Law on Transparency, became effective (Law No. 20285, DIARIO OFICIAL (Aug. 20, 2008), available at http://www.freedominfo.org/documents/chile_ley_de_transparencia.pdf; see also Global Legal Chile's new Law on the Transparency of Public Functions and Access to Information on Public Administration establishes that all information prepared using taxpayer money and all other information held by government agencies, whatever its format, date On July 18, 2008, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a final judgment of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, dismissing for lack of jurisdiction the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 02 Oct 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540687_text Global Legal Monitor: Chile: Bill Amending the Organic Law of the Environment http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540507_text Environmental protection - The President of Mexico, Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto, with his counterparts the Presidents of Colombia, Chile, and Peru, signed an Additional Protocol to the Framework Agreement for the Pacific Alliance. The signing took place on February 10, On June 13, 2012, Law 20594 was passed to amend the Criminal Code to include disqualifications for individuals convicted of sexual crimes against minors. (Ley 20594 Crea Inhabilidades para Condenados por Delitos Sexuales Contra Menores On June 18, 2012, Chile's legislature passed Law 20600 on the creation of new environmental courts, thereby granting the Superintendency of the Environment the power to prosecute environmental violations. (Law 20600 Creating Environmental Courts (June On October 2, 2011, President Sebastiandaacute;n Pinera of Chile submitted a proposal to amend the Penal Code (CP) (Codigo Penal, Aug, 12, 1874, updated as of Aug. 13, 2011, Biblioteca del Congress website) to the On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto Chile's Labor Code was amended on March 29, 2008, to include provisions establishing that final trial decisions in labor cases may be challenged exclusively by the annulment recourse. The recourse, which suspends application of the trial The Treaty of Maipanduacute; for Integration and Cooperation, designed to revive and update the Peace and Friendship Treaty signed between Argentina and Chile in 1984 but never fully implemented, was signed by representatives of the two Chile has enacted a new law that creates the Ministry of the Environment, the Environmental Evaluation Service, and the Superintendency for the Environment. It also contains other, less substantive amendments. (Ley 20417, amending Law 19,300 of Chile has adopted a new law that creates the Inter-Agency Social Protection System (IASPS) and recognizes the existence of the Integral Infants' Protection Sub-System (IFPSS), "Chile Grows with You." Law No. 20,379, which was promulgated on On June 29, 2009, Chile deposited with the United Nations its instrument of ratification of the Rome Statute, becoming the last South American country to become a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC). This measure On April 20, 2009, the Law on Access to Public Information, also known as the Law on Transparency, became effective (Law No. 20285, DIARIO OFICIAL (Aug. 20, 2008), available at http://www.freedominfo.org/documents/chile_ley_de_transparencia.pdf; see also Global Legal Chile's new Law on the Transparency of Public Functions and Access to Information on Public Administration establishes that all information prepared using taxpayer money and all other information held by government agencies, whatever its format, date On July 18, 2008, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a final judgment of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, dismissing for lack of jurisdiction the On June 5, 2008, Chile's President Michelle Bachelet sent Congress a bill amending the Organic Law of the Environment (Law 19,300 of 1994). The bill creates the Ministry of the Environment, the Environmental Evaluation Service, and... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540507_text Global Legal Monitor: Chile: Regulations of the Law Establishing a Criminal Responsibility System for Juvenile Delinquents http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540138_text Crime and law enforcement - The President of Mexico, Enrique Peandntilde;a Nieto, with his counterparts the Presidents of Colombia, Chile, and Peru, signed an Additional Protocol to the Framework Agreement for the Pacific Alliance. The signing took place on February 10, On June 13, 2012, Law 20594 was passed to amend the Criminal Code to include disqualifications for individuals convicted of sexual crimes against minors. (Ley 20594 Crea Inhabilidades para Condenados por Delitos Sexuales Contra Menores On June 18, 2012, Chile's legislature passed Law 20600 on the creation of new environmental courts, thereby granting the Superintendency of the Environment the power to prosecute environmental violations. (Law 20600 Creating Environmental Courts (June On October 2, 2011, President Sebastiandaacute;n Pinera of Chile submitted a proposal to amend the Penal Code (CP) (Codigo Penal, Aug, 12, 1874, updated as of Aug. 13, 2011, Biblioteca del Congress website) to the On September 7, 2011, Chile's Congress approved draft legislation (Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional de Chile (BCN) site (Sept. 7, 2011)) that would amend the General Law on Education (GLE) (Ley 20370, amended by Decreto Chile's Labor Code was amended on March 29, 2008, to include provisions establishing that final trial decisions in labor cases may be challenged exclusively by the annulment recourse. The recourse, which suspends application of the trial The Treaty of Maipanduacute; for Integration and Cooperation, designed to revive and update the Peace and Friendship Treaty signed between Argentina and Chile in 1984 but never fully implemented, was signed by representatives of the two Chile has enacted a new law that creates the Ministry of the Environment, the Environmental Evaluation Service, and the Superintendency for the Environment. It also contains other, less substantive amendments. (Ley 20417, amending Law 19,300 of Chile has adopted a new law that creates the Inter-Agency Social Protection System (IASPS) and recognizes the existence of the Integral Infants' Protection Sub-System (IFPSS), "Chile Grows with You." Law No. 20,379, which was promulgated on On June 29, 2009, Chile deposited with the United Nations its instrument of ratification of the Rome Statute, becoming the last South American country to become a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC). This measure On April 20, 2009, the Law on Access to Public Information, also known as the Law on Transparency, became effective (Law No. 20285, DIARIO OFICIAL (Aug. 20, 2008), available at http://www.freedominfo.org/documents/chile_ley_de_transparencia.pdf; see also Global Legal Chile's new Law on the Transparency of Public Functions and Access to Information on Public Administration establishes that all information prepared using taxpayer money and all other information held by government agencies, whatever its format, date On July 18, 2008, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a final judgment of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, dismissing for lack of jurisdiction the On June 5, 2008, Chile's President Michelle Bachelet sent Congress a bill amending the Organic Law of the Environment (Law 19,300 of 1994). The bill creates the Ministry of the Environment, the Environmental Evaluation Service, and On 13 December 2006, the President of Chile issued Supreme Decree 1,378 approving the Regulations of Law 20,084 of 2005, which establishes a Criminal Responsibility System for Juvenile offenders. The regulations address the rights of adolescents... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 Nov 2007 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540138_text