Authorization Act Of Clearing Up To 20 Hectares For Small Properties And Community Or Collective Properties For Agricultural And Livestock Activities.

Original Language Title: LEY DE AUTORIZACIÓN DE DESMONTE HASTA 20 HECTÁREAS PARA PEQUEÑAS PROPIEDADES Y PROPIEDADES COMUNITARIAS O COLECTIVAS PARA ACTIVIDADES AGRÍCOLAS Y PECUARIAS.

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LAW 741

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,

DECRETA:

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.

FINAL PROVISIONS

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

fifteen.

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.