Law 588

Original Language Title: Ley 588

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law no 588

LAW OF OCTOBER 30, 2014

ALVARO GARCÍA LINERA

PRESIDENT IN EXERCISE OF THE PLURINATIONAL STATE OF BOLIVIA

For the Plurinational Legislative Assembly, it has The following Act:

THE PLURINATIONAL LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY,

D E C R E T A:

Article 1. (OBJECT). This Law is intended to regulate the procedure for the transfer of

economic resources by municipal autonomous governments in conversion to indigenous indigenous autonomy for the organization and administration of approval referendums on the statutes of indigenous indigenous autonomy.

Article 2. (PURPOSE).

Law aims to make referenda by

suffrage, for the approval of statutes in indigenous indigenous peoples who have complied with all the requirements set in the rule.

Article 3. (BUDGET).

I. In time of requiring before the Plurinational Electoral Body the call for approval of the statutes, the

directive of the deliberative organ of the indigenous indigenous peoples that have a declaration of The constitutionality of its statute, will ask the Supreme Electoral Tribunal to determine the budget required for the conduct of the referendum.

II. Within a maximum period of ten (10) business days from receipt of the application, the Supreme Electoral Tribunal

will determine the required detailed budget, based on the costs observed in the last election conducted in the respective jurisdiction.

III. In case the referendum for the approval of indigenous autonomous statutes of peasants is held on the same day as a subnational vote, for the election of authorities and representatives, the budget required for the referendum only provide for additional costs. All other expenses will be covered with the electoral process budget.

Article 4. (TRANSFER OF RESOURCES).

I. Within a maximum period of three (3) working days of the communication by the Electoral Body, the directive of the

deliberative organ of indigenous native indigenous autonomy, will formally communicate to the Mayor and the City Council, the budget determined in order that the amount required for the conduct of the referendum be entered in the budget of the municipal autonomous government in conversion.

II. Within a maximum period of fifteen (15) working days of receipt of the communication of the directive of the deliberative body of the

indigenous indigenous autonomy, the autonomous municipal government in conversion, will budget and authorize the transfer of the amount required to the Supreme Electoral Tribunal for the administration of the referendum.

III. Once the electoral process has been completed and the obligations generated, the Supreme Electoral Tribunal

will proceed with the return of non-executed budget balances to the municipal autonomous government in conversion.

Article 5. (COMPULSORY). The authorities of the municipal autonomous government in conversion, of the

indigenous indigenous autonomy that promotes the approval of its statutes, have the obligation to carry out the transfer of resources required for the holding of the referendum.

Article 6. (FAILURE OF THE TRANSFER OF RESOURCES). In case of non-compliance

of the transfer of resources for the conduct of the referendum, the directive of the deliberative organ of indigenous indigenous autonomy, will communicate this fact to the Supreme Electoral Tribunal, which will ask the Ministry of Economy and Public Finance to automatically debit the resources for the holding of the referendum within the framework of the current regulations.

Remitase to the Executive Body for constitutional purposes.

It is given in the Session Room of the Plurinational Legislative Assembly, at twenty-eight days of October

of the year two thousand fourteen.

Fdo. Eugenio Rojas Aapza, Marcelo William Elio Chavez, Efrain Condori Lopez, Roxana Camargo Fernandez,

Nelson Virreira Meneces, Carlos Aparicio Vedia.

Therefore, it is enacted to have and comply with the Law of the Plurinational State of Bolivia.

Palace of Government of the city of La Paz, at the thirty days of October of the year two thousand fourteen.

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