law no 533
2014 MAY 27 ACT
ALVARO GARCIA LINERA
PRESIDENT-IN-OFFICE OF THE PLURINATIONAL STATE OF BOLIVIA
For the Plurinational Legislative Assembly, it has Sanctioned the following Act:
THE PLURINATIONAL LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY,
D E C R E T A:
METROPOLITAN REGION CREATION LAW? KANATA?
FROM COCHABAMBA DEPARTMENT
ARTICLE 1. (OBJECT). This Law is intended to create the Metropolitan Region? Kanata? of the
department of Cochabamba, as a space for planning and management; and to form its Metropolitan Council as a higher coordinating body for the metropolitan administration.
ARTICLE 2. (CONSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK) This Law is covered in Paragraph I of Article 280
of the Political Constitution of the State, which defines the criteria for the conformation of metropolitan regions.
ARTICLE 3. (SCOPE OF APPLICATION). This Law applies to the municipal autonomous governments
that make up the Metropolitan Region? Kanata?, to the Autonomous Government of Cochabamba and to the central level of the State.
ARTICLE 4. (DEFINITIONS). For the purposes of this Law, it is understood by:
Metropolitan Region. It is the continuous territorial space of planning and management, integrated by two or more municipalities with their urban and rural areas and areas on equal terms, in the conurbations greater than five hundred thousand (500,000) inhabitants and who share culture, language, history, economy and ecosystems for co-existence and integral development in harmony and balance with Mother Earth.
Planning and Metropolitan Management. building vision and a shared strategy for the development of the region metropolitan, which seeks to optimize public investment and territorial management in a coordinated, articulate and concurrent manner between the different levels of government, within the framework of its competencies.
Metropolitan Council. It is the highest coordinating body for the metropolitan administration, made up of representatives of the corresponding municipal autonomous governments, the autonomous departmental government and the central level of the State.
ARTICLE 5. (MUNICIPALITIES MEMBERS).
I. The Metropolitan Region? Kanata? is made up of the municipalities of Cercado, Quillacollo, Sipe Sipe, Tiquipaya,
Vinto, Colcapirhua and Sacaba of the department of Cochabamba.
II. Other municipalities may be integrated into the Metropolitan Region the procedures established in
the Metropolitan Council Regulation and the requirements outlined by the current legal regulations.
ARTICLE 6. (OBJECTIVES OF THE METROPOLITAN REGION). Are targets of the metropolitan region,
in addition to those established by Article 20 of Law 031, the Framework of Autonomy and Decentralization? Andres Ibanez?:
Promote integral urban and rural development for? Living Well?.
Promote the planned management of territory, which includes land use and occupation of rational and responsible territory, in harmony with Mother Earth.
Ensuring planned urban growth, with regulation of land use, protecting the productive potential of agricultural land, preservation and recharge areas.
Contributing to solving other problems common and shared challenges, agreed upon by the Metropolitan Council, in accordance with the competencies assigned by the Constitution of the State.
ARTICLE 7. (METROPOLITAN COUNCIL).
I. The Metropolitan Council is made up of:
The governor or governor of the department of Cochabamba, who will preside over the Council.
The mayors or mayors of the autonomous municipal governments that make up the Metropolitan Region.
One or a representative of the Ministry of Development Planning, designated or designated by ministerial resolution.
One or a representative of the Ministry of Autonomies, designated or designated by ministerial resolution.
II. The Council Metropolitan may invite and/or ascribe other authorities at different levels of government to address specific issues in their respective areas.
ARTICLE 8. organizational structure and operation of the
Metropolitan Council will be established in its Rules of Procedure, which will be approved by the Metropolitan Council Resolution.
ARTICLE 9. (INCORPORATION INTO STATE PLANNING). Within the framework of the provisions of the
Law No. 031, the Framework of Autonomy and Decentralization? Andres Ibanez?, the central level of the State, the departmental and the municipal, will incorporate in their planning to the Metropolitan Region? Kanata? of the department of Cochabamba, and the Metropolitan Council must provide for the referral of its development strategies to the instances
ARTICLE 10. (COORDINATION). The Metropolitan Council is responsible for coordinating the planning and the
metropolitan administration with the autonomous governments that make up the Region and the central level of the State, applying the coordination mechanisms arranged in the current legal order.
ARTICLE 11. (STRATEGIES, PROGRAMMES AND METROPOLITAN PROJECTS).
Metropolitan strategies, programs and projects must be established in the metropolitan planning and approved by the Metropolitan Council, for its execution the autonomous municipal governments, the government departmental autonomous and the central level of the State, in the current regulatory framework for the subscription of agreements or intergovernmental agreements.
ARTICLE 12. (METROPOLITAN COMPANIES). Metropolitan companies may be created between the
autonomous and central government entities, for the provision of metropolitan public services established in the metropolitan planning and defined by the Metropolitan Council.
ARTICLE 13. (METROPOLITAN SECRETARIAT).
I. The Metropolitan Council will have a Metropolitan Secretariat, as an operational instance for the management of its
determinations, planning, supervision and monitoring of metropolitan strategic projects. Your organization and functions will be established in the Rules of the Metropolitan Council.
II. The operating expenses of the Metropolitan Secretariat, may be financed by economic contributions fromgovernments of the
municipal self-employed, departmental autonomous government, and other sources.
ARTICLE 14. (FISCALDAL). The legislative bodies of the autonomous territorial entities that
make up the Metropolitan Council, will audit the actions as well as the resources that correspond to their jurisdiction, within the framework of their competencies and attributions.
ARTICLE 15. (MECHANISMS AND SPACES FOR PARTICIPATION).
Participation and social control spaces and mechanisms will be guaranteed with representatives from the urban and rural areas.
II. These spaces and mechanisms will be normalized according to the Regulations approved by the Metropolitan Council.
FIRST. In application of Article 16 (24) of Law No. 482, of Municipal Autonomous Governments, and
Article 26 of Law No. 031, the Framework of Autonomy and Decentralization? Andrés Ibanez?, the Deliberative Organs of the autonomous territorial entities, will authorize the maximum authorities of its Executive Bodies to integrate the Metropolitan Council, within a period not greater than thirty (30) days after the publication of this Act.
SECOND. The First Session of the Metropolitan Council will be convened by the Governor of the department
of Cochabamba, no longer than forty-five (45) days after the publication of this Law.
THIRD. The Metropolitan Council will approve its Rules of Procedure within a maximum of ninety (90) days to
from its first session.
Remit to the Executive Body, for constitutional purposes.
It is given in the Assembly's Session Room Plurinational Legislative, seven days of the month of May two
thousand fourteen years.
Fdo. Eugenio Rojas Aapza, Javier Eduardo Zavaleta Lopez, Efrain Condori Lopez, Roxana Camargo Fernandez,
Carlos Aparicio Vedia, Angel David Cortés Villegas.
Therefore, it is enacted so that it has and complies with the law of the State Plurinational of Bolivia.
City of Cochabamba, at the twenty-seventh day of May of the year two thousand fourteen.
FDO. ALVARO GARCÍA LINERA, Juan Ramón Quintana Taborga MINISTER OF THE PRESIDENCY AND INTERIM DEVELOPMENT PLANNING, Ana Teresa Morales Olivera MINISTER OF PRODUCTIVE DEVELOPMENT AND PLURAL AND INTERIM ECONOMY OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND LANDS, Claudia Stacy Peña Claros, Amanda Davila Torres.