Law 588

Original Language Title: Ley 588

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Law No. 588 law of 30 October 2014 ALVARO GARCIA LINERA President in exercise of the PLURINATIONAL State of BOLIVIA, by how much, the plurinational Legislative Assembly, has sanctioned the following law: the Assembly Legislative PLURINATIONAL, D E C R E T A: article 1. (OBJECT). This Act originally indigenous peasant has intended to regulate the procedure for the transfer of economic resources from municipal self-governments in conversion to autonomous indigenous native farmers, for the Organization and administration of passing referendums of statutes of autonomy.
Article 2. (PURPOSE). This law aims to make viable conducting referendums through universal suffrage, for the approval of statutes in the regions originally indigenous peasant who complied with all requirements set out in the standard.
Article 3. (BUDGET).
I time require before the Electoral Plurinacional the call for referendum approval of statutes, the directive of the deliberative body of the autonomous indigenous native peasant equipped with Declaration of constitutionality of its Statute, it shall request the Supreme Electoral Tribunal determine the budget needed for the completion of the referendum.
II. within a maximum of ten (10) working days from the receipt of the request, the Supreme Electoral Tribunal will determine the detailed budget required, on the basis of the costs noted in the last election held in the respective jurisdiction.
III. in case that the referendum for the adoption of statutes autonomic original indigenous farmers need the same day that a subnational vote, for the election of authorities and representatives, the budget required for the referendum will include only the additional costs. All other expenses shall be covered by the budget of the electoral process.

I within a maximum of three (3) business days of received communication from the Electoral body, the deliberative body of the peasant originally indigenous autonomy policy, formally communicated to the Mayor and the City Council, the budget given to the amount required for the realization of the referendum be included in the budget of municipal self-government in conversion.
II. within a maximum of fifteen (15) business days of receipt of the communication of the directors of the deliberative body of the indigenous autonomy originally peasant, municipal self-government in conversion, and authorized the transfer of the amount required to the Supreme Electoral Tribunal for the administration of the referendum.
III. Once completed the electoral process and fulfilled the obligations generated, the Supreme Electoral Tribunal shall be the return of budget balances not executed, the municipal self-government in conversion.
Article 5. (MANDATORY). The authorities of self-government municipal in conversion of indigenous autonomy originally peasant that promotes the referendum approval of its statutes, have an obligation to make the transfer of resources required to carry out the referendum.
Article 6. (FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE TRANSFER OF RESOURCES). Breach of the transfer of resources for the realization of the referendum, peasant the deliberative body of the indigenous autonomy original directive, shall communicate this fact to the Supreme Electoral Tribunal, same which shall request the Ministry of economy and public finances the automatic debit of the resources for the realization of the referendum, in the framework of the current legislation.
Refer to the Executive Body for constitutional purposes.
Two thousand fourteen is given in the room sessions of the Assembly Legislative plurinational, twenty-eight days of the month of October in the year.
FDO. Eugenio Rojas Apaza, Marcelo William Elio Chavez, Efrain Condori Lopez, Roxana Camargo Fernandez, Nelson Virreira Meneces, Carlos Aparicio Vedia.
I therefore enacted it is and meets as a law of the plurinational State of Bolivia.
Government Palace of the city of La Paz, on the thirtieth day of the month of October in the year two thousand fourteen.

FDO. ALVARO GARCIA LINERA, Juan Ramón Quintana Taborga, Ana Teresa Morales Olivera, Luis Alberto Arce Catacora, Amanda Davila Torres.