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Law N ° 533 law of May 27, 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: law of creation of the REGION Metropolitan? KANATA?
THE DEPARTMENT OF COCHABAMBA ARTICLE 1. (OBJECT). Is the present law to create the Metropolitan Region? Kanata? the Department of Cochabamba, such as space planning and management; and shape its Metropolitan Council as upper body for coordination of the Metropolitan Administration.
ARTICLE 2. (CONSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK). This law covers in the first paragraph of the article 280 of the political Constitution of the State, which defines the criteria for the formation of metropolitan regions.
ARTICLE 3. (SCOPE OF APPLICATION). Does this law apply to the autonomous municipalities that make up the Metropolitan Region? Kanata?, the autonomous State Government of Cochabamba and the central level of the State.
ARTICLE 4. (DEFINITIONS). For the purposes of this Act, means: Metropolitan Region. It is territorial continuous planning and space management, composed of two or more municipalities with their areas and urban and rural areas on equal terms, in the conurbations of more than five hundred thousand (500,000) inhabitants and to share culture, language, history, economy and ecosystems for coexistence and development in harmony and balance with mother earth.
Metropolitan management and planning. It is the process of construction of vision and a shared strategy of development of the metropolitan region, seeking to optimize public investment and territorial way coordinated, structured and concurrent management between different levels of Government, within the framework of its competences.
Metropolitan Council. It is the superior body for coordination of the Metropolitan Administration, made up of representatives from the corresponding municipal self-governments, departmental self-government and the central level of the State.
ARTICLE 5. (MUNICIPALITIES MEMBERS).
I. Metropolitan Region? Kanata? It consists of the municipalities of fencing, Quillacollo, Sipe Sipe, Tiquipaya, Vinto, Colcapirhua, and Sacaba in Cochabamba Department.
II. can integrate other municipalities in the Metropolitan Region pursuant to the procedures established in the rules of procedure of the Metropolitan Council and the requirements indicated by the legal regulations in force.
ARTICLE 6. (OBJECTIVES OF THE METROPOLITAN REGION). They are objectives of the metropolitan region, as well as set the article 20 of the law N ° 031, autonomy and decentralization framework? Do Andrés Ibáñez?: promoting urban and rural integral development for? Live well?.
Promote the planned management of the territory, including land use and occupation of the territory of rational and responsible, in harmony with mother earth.
Make planned, with regulation of land use, urban growth, protecting the productive potential of agricultural land, preservation and aquifer recharge areas.
Contribute to solving other common problems and challenges shared, agreed by the Metropolitan Council, in accordance with the powers assigned by the political Constitution of the State.
ARTICLE 7. (METROPOLITAN COUNCIL).
I. the Council Metropolitan is formed by: the Governor or the Governor of the Department of Cochabamba, who will preside over the Council.
The mayors or mayors of municipal self-governments that make up the Metropolitan Region.
An or a representative of the Ministry of development planning, designated or appointed by ministerial resolution.
An or a representative of the Ministry of autonomies, designated or appointed by ministerial resolution.
II. the Metropolitan Council may invite or ascribe to other authorities of different levels of Government, to address specific issues in their respective areas.
ARTICLE 8. (STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION). Organizational structure and operation of the Metropolitan Council shall be established in its rules of procedure, which shall be approved by resolution of the Metropolitan Council.
ARTICLE 9. (INCORPORATION IN THE STATE PLANNING). Within the framework of the provisions of the law N ° 031, autonomy and decentralization framework? Do do Andrés Ibáñez?, the central State level, the departmental and municipal, incorporated in their planning to the Metropolitan Region? Kanata? of the Department of Cochabamba, and so the Metropolitan Council provide remission of their strategies of development to the appropriate bodies.
ARTICLE 10. (COORDINATION). The Metropolitan Council is responsible for coordinating the planning and the Metropolitan Administration with autonomous governments that make up the Region and the central State level, applying coordination mechanisms in the existing legal system.
ARTICLE 11. (STRATEGIES, PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS-METROPOLITAN). Strategies, programs and metropolitan projects should be established in the metropolitan planning and be approved by the Metropolitan Council, for their execution will be attended by municipal self-governments, departmental self-government and the central State level, in the existing regulatory framework for the subscription of agreements or conventions intergubernativos.
ARTICLE 12. (METROPOLITAN COMPANIES). Metropolitan autonomous territorial entities and companies with the central State level, to the provision of Metropolitan public services established in metropolitan planning and defined by the Metropolitan Council may be created.
ARTICLE 13. (METROPOLITAN SECRETARIAT).
I. the Metropolitan Council will feature a metropolitan Ministry, as operative body for the management of their determinations, planning, monitoring and follow-up to Metropolitan strategic projects. Its organization and functions will be established in the rules of procedure of the Metropolitan Council.
II. the Metropolitan Secretariat operating expenses, can finance with financial contributions from municipal self-governments, departmental self-government and other sources.
ARTICLE 14. (CONTROL). The legislative bodies of the autonomous territorial entities that make up the Metropolitan Council, monitor stocks as well as resources that correspond to their jurisdiction, within the framework of its competences and powers.
ARTICLE 15. (MECHANISMS AND PARTICIPATORY SPACES).
Ensure spaces and mechanisms for participation and social control with representatives of urban and rural area.
II. these spaces and mechanisms will be regulated according to the regulation approved by the Metropolitan Council.
PROVISIONS TRANSITIONAL FIRST. Pursuant to paragraph 24 of article 16 of the law N ° 482, of local autonomous governments, and article 26 of the law N ° 031, autonomy and decentralization framework? Do Andrés Ibáñez?, the deliberative bodies of the autonomous territorial entities, shall approve the highest authorities of their executive bodies to integrate the Metropolitan Council, in one period not exceeding thirty (30) days after the publication of this law.
THE SECOND. The first session of the Metropolitan Council shall be convened by the Governor of the Department of Cochabamba, at not later than forty-five (45) days after the publication of this law.
THIRD. The Metropolitan Council shall adopt its rules of procedure within a period of ninety (90) days from its first session.
Refer to the Executive Branch, for constitutional purposes.
It is given in the room of sessions the Assembly Legislative multinational, seven days of the month of may of two thousand fourteen years.
FDO. Eugenio Rojas Apaza, Javier Eduardo Zavaleta Lopez, Efrain Condori Lopez, Roxana Camargo Fernandez, Carlos Aparicio Vedia, Angel David Cortés Villegas.
I therefore enacted it is and meets as a law of the plurinational State of Bolivia.
City of Cochabamba, the twenty-seven days of the month of may of the year two thousand fourteen.
FDO. ALVARO GARCÍA LINERA, Juan Ramón Quintana Taborga Minister of the Presidency and planning development, Ana Teresa Morales Olivera interim Minister of productive development and PLURAL economy and RURAL development interim and Lands, Claudia clear Stacy Pena, Amanda Davila Torres.
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