Law No. 2043 law of 21 December 1999 HUGO BANZER Suárez President of the Republic as the Honorable National Congress, has sanctioned the following law: the HONORABLE National Congress, DECREES: article first.-in accordance with article 59, 12 attribution of the political Constitution of the State, they are approved and ratified as law of the Republic, the accession by 8 January 1980 instrument , of the Protocol on the status of refugees, in his 11th articles. And met as determined by article 5 of the International Convention of the deposit of the approval and ratification of law held by the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Pass to the Executive Branch, for constitutional purposes. It is given in the Hall of sessions of the Honorable Congress national, to fourteen days of the month of December of thousand nine hundred ninety-nine years. FDO. Leopoldo Fernandez Ferreira, Hugo Carvajal Donoso, Gonzalo Molina Ossio, Robert Knight Oropeza, Jorge Sensano Zarate, Veronica Palenque Yanguas. I therefore enacted it is and meets as a law of the Republic. Government Palace of the city of La Paz, at twenty-one days of the month of December of thousand nine hundred ninety-nine years. FDO. HUGO BANZER Suárez, Javier Murillo de la Rocha, Franz Ondarza Linares, Walter Guiteras Denis.