The rules regarding nationality and citizenship are regulated in the national Constitution, laws 346, 16801, and 20835, as reinstated in effect by mandate of law 23059, Citizenship and Naturalisation, by means of which are declared null and without judicial effect the losses or cancellations of Argentine nationality and citizenship, provided for in compliance with the de facto Law 21795, and those incurred during validity of the de facto Law 21610. Those affected by these provisions recover their Argentine nationality and citizenship to full right.
Argentines that are 18 years old enjoy all the political rights bestowed by the Constitution and the laws of the republic.
a) accused in the country or abroad, of a crime stipulated in Argentine penal legislation, until separated from the cause;
b) sentenced for a crime, whether in the country or abroad, with penalty of deprivation of liberty, unless such penalty has been complied with and has elapsed five years since expiration of the penalty set forth in the sentence, or an amnesty occurs.
* Article 3 of Law 23059 declares null and without judicial effect the losses or cancellations of Argentine citizenship stipulated in compliance with articles 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, and concordant of the de facto law 21795, and those incurred during validity of the de facto law 21610.
Individuals may not exercise political rights in the Republic of Argentina if they have been naturalized in a foreign country, have jobs or honors with foreign government without the permission of the congress, are bankrupt due to fraud, nor those with a convicted sentence that imposes a defamatory penalty or death.
Reinstatement of the exercise of citizenship will be decreed by law, by an electoral judge, before an audited review, provided that cessation of disqualification arises from the evidence had at the time of such provision. Otherwise, it can only be considered upon petition of the interested party.