Law 321

Original Language Title: Ley 321

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For the Legislative Assembly Plurinational, has sanctioned the following Law:


D E C R E T A:

Article 1.

I. It is incorporated into the scope of the General Labor Law, workers and salaried workers

permanent who perform functions in manual and technical services Administrative operative of the Municipal Autonomous Governments of Department Capitals and El Alto de La Paz, who will enjoy the rights and benefits that the General Labor Law and its complementary norms confer, starting from the enactment of this Act, without retroactive character.

II. Except for public servants and elected and free-appointment public servants, as well as those in the

municipal autonomous governments ' charge structure, hold positions of:


Secretariats General and Executive,


Advisor, and


Article 2. Workers and permanent salaried workers of the Autonomous Municipal Governments, incorporated into the General Labour Law within the meaning of Article 1 of this Law, shall maintain their seniority only for the payment of the seniority bonus and holiday computation.

Article 3. Being the Municipal Autonomous Governments entities governed by public law, the workers and the

salaried workers who provide services in them, are subject to official responsibilities established by Law No. 1178 of Government Administration and Control, and its accompanying provisions.

Article 4. The Autonomous Municipal Governments that are not covered by this Law, will be

incorporated in a gradual manner within the scope of the General Labor Law, in the parameters mentioned in Article 1, when their population reaches a total of 250,000 inhabitants, according to the official result of the last Census.


ONLY. In the framework of the provisions of Article 27 of Law 1178 of Administration and Government Control,

and Supreme Decree No. 26115 approving the Rules Basic to the Personnel Management System, the Municipal Autonomous Governments shall approve their Specific Regulations of the Personal Management System, within ninety (90) days of the enactment of this Law.


FIRST. The application of this Law in no case shall represent an additional cost to the General Treasury of the Nation, where in its case the Municipal Autonomous Governments are directly responsible for the obligations of the labor partners.

SECOND. The application of the labor regime of public or mixed municipal companies is maintained,

provided in Article 59 of Law No. 2028 of the Municipalities.

THIRD. The Autonomous Governments are prohibited Municipal of Department Capitals, El Alto de La Alto de La

Peace, and those who are gradually incorporated into the General Labor Law, evading the fulfillment of the labor partner regulations, through modalities of hiring that they cover up their own permanent employment relationship.

Remit to the Executive Body for constitutional purposes.

It is given in the Session Room of the Plurinational Legislative Assembly, six days in December of the

year two thousand twelve.

Fdo. Lilly Gabriela Montano Viana, Rebeca Elvira Delgado Burgoa, Mary Medina Zabaleta, David Sanchez Heredia, Wilson Chancaray T., Angel David Cortez Villegas.

Therefore, it is enacted so that it has and complies with the Law of the Plurinational State of Bolivia.

Palace of Government of the city of La Paz, at the eighteen days of December of the year two thousand twelve.

FDO. EVO MORALES AYMA, Juan Ramon Quintana Taborga, Luis Alberto Arce Catacora, Daniel Santalla

Torrez, Claudia Stacy Peña Claros, Amanda Davila Torres.