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Law No. 502 law of 26 February of 2014 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, D E C R E T A: extension of the deadline and modification to law N ° 337 of support to production of food and restitution of forests article 1. (EXTENSION OF THE PERIOD OF SUBSCRIPTION TO THE PROGRAM). Modify and extend deadlines set out in the paragraphs 1, 3 and 4 of the article 8 of the law No. 337 of January 11, 2013, concerning subscription to the restitution of forests and food production program, settling within twelve (12) months in each case, from the entry into force of this law.
ARTICLE 2. (MODIFICATION OF THE LAW N ° 337 OF SUPPORT TO FOOD PRODUCTION AND RESTORATION OF FORESTS). Amending the first paragraph of article 3 and the second paragraph is incorporated into article 6 of the law N ° 337 of 11 January 2013, support to the production of food and restoration of forests, with the following wording:? Article 3. (SCOPE OF APPLICATION).
I. this law shall apply to land graduates by the National Institute reform agrarian-INRA, properties in process of sanitation or beneficiaries without clean up that there are sockets without authorisation and are in the following situations: properties that do not have punitive administrative process;
Properties that have punitive ongoing administrative proceedings or punitive administrative resolution issued;
Properties that have administrative resolution sanctioning rendered, whose economic sanctions are or have been fulfilled in the conditions provided for by the indicated resolution, assuming Moreover the regime established in this Act; and plots that have administrative resolution sanctioning in challenge at the administrative stage, in which the beneficiary has received voluntarily to the scope of this law, proving the authority who knows the resource, the registration to the restitution of forests and food production program, so this has the suspension of the administrative challenge via as the scope of the program are met.
II. small properties and collective properties of peasants, indigenous native peoples and Nations be eligible on a voluntary basis to the scope of this law.
III. excepted from the application of this law, the lands that are inside protected areas and forest reserves.
IV. in the case of small properties and collective properties, the application of this law shall not affect its right owner or lawful possession in the context of the constitutional provisions.?
? Article 6. (SANCTION ADMINISTRATIVE BY DEFORESTING WITHOUT AUTHORIZATION).
I is set in an exceptional way, beneficiaries of estates who sign up to the program, will pay a single amount by concept of administrative penalty for remove without authorization. In the case of small properties and collective properties, establishing a system of benefits that involve lower fines, according to the following detail: class of property AREA payment in cash (UFV/hectare) payment deadlines (UFV/hectare) enterprise and medium Earth permanent forest production (TPFP) 235 313 enterprise and medium-sized 157 235 small property TPFP elsewhere and other 117 117 TPFP community areas and other areas 39 39 payment is a prerequisite for the subscription the program, which may be cash or terms; in the latter case the first installment is the enabling condition.
II. the punitive way shall be extinguished for the properties that have punitive administrative process of the authority of control and Social Control of forests and land-ABT, once fulfilled the commitments of the programme. Breach of these payments made within the framework of this law may be considered as part payment of the initial punitive resolution and it will continue with the processing of the path of administrative challenge and the sanctions that apply.
III. are exempted from payment of fines, deforestation made by beneficiaries of collective properties until an area of twenty hectares (20 has) per household. In the case of the small property, exemption from the fine of up to twenty hectares (20 has) removed, will be given provided that the venue has a surface equal to or less than fifty hectares (50 has). ?
Refer to the Executive Branch, for constitutional purposes.
It is given in the room of sessions the Assembly Legislative plurinational, nineteen days after the month of February of two thousand fourteen years.
FDO. Eugenio Rojas Apaza, Marcelo William Elio Chavez, Efrain Condori Lopez, Roxana Camargo Fernandez, Nelson Virreira Meneces, Angel David Cortés Villegas.
I therefore enacted it is and meets as a law of the plurinational State of Bolivia.
Government Palace of the city of La Paz, the twenty-sixth day of February in the year two thousand fourteen.
FDO. EVO MORALES AYMA, Juan Ramón Quintana Taborga, Ana Teresa Morales Olivera, Jose Antonio Zamora Gutierrez, Nemesia Achacollo Tola, Amanda Davila Torres.
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