LAW OF SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
EVO MORALES AYMA
CONSTITUTIONAL PRESIDENT OF THE PLURINATIONAL STATE OF BOLIVIA
For the Plurinational Legislative Assembly, it has Sanctioned the following Act:
THE PLURINATIONAL LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY,
CLEARANCE LAW UP TO 20 HECTARES
FOR SMALL COMMUNITY PROPERTIES AND PROPERTIES
OR COLLECTIVE FOR AGRICULTURAL AND LIVESTOCK ACTIVITIES
Article 1. (OBJECT). This Law is intended to authorize the removal of up to twenty hectares (20 ha)
in small properties, community or collective properties in the process of sanitation or securitised, and human settlements legally established with Authorization Resolution, for the development of agricultural and livestock activities with integral and sustainable production systems in harmony with Mother Earth, protecting environmental functions.
Article 2. (PURPOSE). This Law is intended to expand the production of food of origin
agricultural to ensure Sovereignty and Food Security.
Article 3. (AUTHORIZATION).
I. From the time of this Act, the Forest and Land Control and Social Control Authority? ABT,
will authorize the unmount of up to twenty hectares (20 ha) on land with forest cover suitable for various uses and on permanent forest production land, without the presentation of Predial Order Plans? POP, or Integrated Forest and Land Management Plans in small properties, community or collective properties, and human settlements with Authorization Resolution, expedited and simplified.
II. In case of property Community or collective, clearance of up to twenty hectares (20 ha) will be
performed per family unit.
III. For the application of Paragraph I of this Article, the Forest Control and Social Control Authority and
Earth? ABT, will provide that the authorizations of detestones in areas in current forest production, be subject to the provisions of Chapter Eighth of Title II of the Fourth Part of the Constitution of the State, and to Law No. 300 of October 15, 2012,?Mother Earth's Framework Law and Integral Development to Live Well?.
Article 4. (EXEMPTION). For the purposes of this Law the small properties and properties
community or collective, of the payment of patent for the area of unmount of up to twenty hectares (20 ha) are exempt.
FIRST. The accounting for the authorization of the twenty hectares (20 ha), will be performed from the
publication of this Law.
SECOND. The scope of this Law does not apply in Forest Reserves and Protected Areas.
OPENING AND ABROGATORY PROVISION
ONLY. All provisions contrary to this Law shall be abrogated and repealed.
Remit to the Executive Body for constitutional purposes.
It is given in the Session Room of the Plurinational Legislative Assembly, at seventeen The month of
September of the year two thousand fifteen.
Fdo. Jose Alberto Gonzales Samaniego, Victor Ezequiel Borda Belzu, Ruben Medinaceli Ortiz, Maria Argene
Simoni Cuellar, Nelly Lenz Roso, Erik Moron Osinaga.
Therefore, I enact it so that it has and complies with the law of the State. Plurinational of Bolivia.
City of Montero of the department of Santa Cruz, at the twenty-nine days of the month of September of the year two thousand
FDO. EVO MORALES AYMA, Luis Alberto Arce Catacora MINISTER OF ECONOMY AND PUBLIC FINANCES AND INTERIM PRESIDENT OF THE PRESIDENCY, Cesar Hugo Cocarico Yana, Maria Alexandra Moreira Lopez.