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Law No. 701 law of 3 June 2015 EVO MORALES AYMA President constitutional of the PLURINATIONAL State of BOLIVIA, by how much, the plurinational Legislative Assembly, has sanctioned the following law: the Assembly Legislative PLURINATIONAL, DECREES: law of institutional transition of the Supreme ELECTORAL TRIBUNAL article 1. (OBJECT).
I in accordance with provisions of the articles 158, paragraph 4, and 206 paragraphs III and IV, of the political Constitution of the State, and because of the exceptional situation due to the resignation of the members of the Tribunal Supreme Electoral, the plurinational Legislative Assembly will convene a process of choice of the vowels to the Constitution of the same. The members shall be elected for a period of six (6) years, according to the procedure established by law N ° 018 June 16, 2010,? Law of the multinational Electoral body?.
II. the President of the plurinational State of Bolivia, in application of article 206 paragraph III of the political Constitution of the State, shall designate one or a member of the Tribunal Supreme Electoral.
Article 2. (MODIFICATION). Amending article 15 of the law N ° 018 June 16, 2010,? Law of the multinational Electoral body?, according to the following text:? Article 15. (Grounds for ineligibility). For access to the office of Member of the Supreme Electoral Court and the same performance, sets the following grounds of ineligibility: having convened, organized, directed, supervised, administered or executed any electoral process or referendum of national, departmental, regional, or municipal, scope that has been carried out on the fringes of the law.
Have prevented, obstructed, resisted or refused the administration of an election or referendum, of national, departmental, regional, or municipal, scope that has been convened in accordance with the law.?
Article 3. (POSTPONEMENT OF PROCESSES ELECTORAL).
I will postpone the referenda for approval of departmental autonomy statutes, municipal organic letters and autonomy statutes of autonomous indigenous native peasants, summoned to the 12 July 2015, through Sunday, September 20, 2015.
II. suspending the electoral calendar for seventy-one (71) days, and the authorities of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal to be appointed, to adapt it to the date established in the previous paragraph. According to the principle of estoppel, will be considered valid the election calendar activities fulfilled until the promulgation of this law, by the members of the former Electoral Supreme Tribunal and departmental electoral courts.
TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS FIRST. As long as you choose the new members of the Court Supreme Electoral, it authorizes its National Directorate of administration, in coordination with the national economic financial management, to the essential expenditure for the functioning of administrative, financial and legal management.
THE SECOND. Exceptionally, the appointed members of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal will install their work for the following workday of his possession.
Refer to the Executive Body for constitutional purposes.
Is given in the room of sessions of the Assembly Legislative multinational, to those three days of the month of June of the year two thousand fifteen.
FDO. José Alberto Gonzales Samaniego, Lilly Gabriela MONTAÑO Viana, Ruben Medinaceli Ortiz, Maria Argene Simoni Cuellar, Nelly Lenz Roso, Ginna Mary Torrez Saracho.
I therefore enacted it is and meets as a law of the plurinational State of Bolivia.
Government Palace of the city of La Paz, to the three days of the month of June of the year two thousand and fifteen.
FDO. EVO MORALES AYMA, Juan Ramón Quintana Taborga, Hugo Jose Siles Nunez of the Prado, Marianela Paco Durán.
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