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Law that creates the national system of registry of sexual offenders was sanctioned

Law that creates the national system of registry of sexual offenders was sanctioned

This registry will consist of a database of people convicted or serving a sentence for crimes against sexual freedom and integrity.
The president of Panama, Laurentino Cortizo, sanctioned this Wednesday the law through which the national system of registration of sexual offenders is created.

This registry will consist of a database of people convicted or serving sentences for crimes against sexual freedom and integrity, trafficking in minors and human trafficking.

The registry of sexual offenders would be in charge of the Cabinet of Archives and Personal Identification of the Directorate of Judicial Investigation, which must maintain an updated database and stored in a secure and confidential environment.

The database will contain the following information on people convicted of crimes against sexual freedom and integrity: full name and nickname, date of birth, parents' name, place of birth, ID or passport number, address, photographs and fingerprints fingerprints.

Likewise, the president sanctioned other laws, such as regulating the medicinal and therapeutic use of cannabis and its derivatives in the Republic of Panama.

The law that creates the Program for Graduates in Pro of Reforestation in Panama, through which students are made aware of the causes and consequences of climate change and encourage their active participation in reforestation activities.

Likewise, he mentioned the law that establishes the management, treatment and reuse of water in vehicle washing stations, encourages the conservation of water used in car washes, by capturing rainwater and reusing it.

Also the law that modifies Law 23 of 2017 and Law 9 of 1994, in order to recognize the retroactive payment of the seniority premium to career public servants as of the effective date of Law 23 of 2017.
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