Law 395

Original Language Title: Ley 395

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law no 395

LAW OF AUGUST 26, 2013

EVO MORALES AYMA

CONSTITUTIONAL PRESIDENT 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:

ARTICLE 1. (INTERNATIONAL CENTER OF QUININA-CIQ).

It is the International Center of Quinoa-CIQ based in Bolivia, as a public entity of the central level with the objective of contributing to the sovereignty and food security, fight against hunger, malnutrition and poverty through scientific research and activities related to the sustainable production and industrialization of quinoa and related species.

The CIQ, is constituted in the official entity for defense, recovery and protection of the ancestral knowledge of quinoa.

The CIQ, has the following main functions:

Promote scientific research, technological innovation, technical assistance, and human resources training;

Promoting the conservation, management and proper use of natural and genetic resources of quinoa and related species;

Establishing the conservation systems of quinoa germplasm and related species;

Retrieve and promote local production-related knowledge and technologies;

Manage the recognition and defense of the ownership rights of local quinoa and related varieties and ecotypes;

Manage the recognition and defense of property rights for the Quinoa industrialized products;

Coordinate, establish mechanisms and strategic alliances with public, private, national and international institutions;

Establish the information system regarding the production, industrialization and marketing of quinoa and related species.

ARTICLE 2. (financial). The funding sources for the implementation and operation

of the CIQ will be as follows:

State-TGE General Treasury Resources according to financial availability;

Specific resources;

External resources and;

Other resources.

TRANSIENT DISPOSITION

ONLY. Within a period of not more than one hundred and twenty (120) days of publication of this law, the Executive Body, through

of the Ministry of Rural Development and Lands, shall regulate its application.

Remit to the Executive Body, for purposes Constitutional.

It is given in the Chamber of the Plurinational Legislative Assembly, twenty-one days of the month of August of two thousand thirteen

years.

Fdo. Lilly Gabriela Montano Viana, Yusser Rolando Villarroel Garviso, Claudia Jimena Torres Chavez,

Marcelina Chavez Salazar, Marcelo Elio Chavez, Angel David Cortez Villegas.

Therefore, I enact it so that it has and will comply with the law of the Plurinational State of Bolivia.

Palace of Government of the city of La Paz, at the twenty-sixth day of August of the year two thousand thirteen.

FDO. EVO MORALES AYMA, David Choquehuanca Cespedes, Juan Ramon Quintana Taborga, Luis Alberto

Arce Catacora, Ana Teresa Morales Olivera, Nemesia Acacollo Tola, Amanda Davila Torres.