It Aims To The Decriminalisation Of The Right To Strike And The Protection Of Trade Union Immunity In Criminal Matters.

Original Language Title: Tiene por objeto la despenalización del derecho a la huelga y la protección del fuero sindical en materia penal.

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LAW OF DECEMBER 11, 2012

EVO MORALES AYMA

CONSTITUTIONAL PRESIDENT OF THE PLURINATIONAL STATE OF BOLIVIA

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

THE PLURINATIONAL LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY,

D E C R E T A:

Article 1. (OBJECT). This Law is intended to decriminalize the right to strike and protection

of the union jurisdiction in criminal matters.

Article 2. (AMENDMENT OF ARTICLE 232 OF THE PENAL CODE)

Criminal Code, as follows:

? Article 232. (SABOTAGE).

I. Which prevents or hinders the normal development of work or production, invadiere or occupy

industrial, agricultural or mining establishments, or causes damage to machines, provisions, appliances or instruments in They will be sanctioned with deprivation of liberty from one (1) to eight (8) years.

. It is exempt from criminal responsibility by the leader and the union leader or worker and worker who

within a labor conflict and in the exercise of the right to strike, peacefully enter establishments industrial, agricultural or mining, in defense of labor interests or social conquests. ?

Article. 3 (REPEAL). In order to implement this Law, Article 234 of the

Criminal Code, which is elevated to the rank of Law by Law No 1768 of 10 March 1997, is repealed.

FINAL DISPOSITION

UNICA.The pending criminal proceedings, followed by the commission of the offences provided for in Articles 232 (Saboeing) and 234 (Lock-Out, Strikes and Illegal Strikes) of the Penal Code, will be subject to the application of the most criminal law favorable, according to the provisions of the second paragraph of Article 4 of the Penal Code.

Remit to the Executive Body for constitutional purposes.

It is given in the Session Room of the Plurinational Legislative Assembly, to the Twenty-seven days of the month of

November of the year two thousand twelve.

Fdo. Lilly Gabriela Montano Viana, Rebeca Elvira Delgado Burgoa, Mary Medina Zabaleta, David Sanchez

Heredia, Luis Alfaro Arias, Ángel David Cortez Villegas.

Therefore, it is enacted to have and comply with the law of the State Plurinational of Bolivia.

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

FDO. EVO MORALES AYMA, Juan Ramón Quintana Taborga, Cecilia Luisa Ayllon Quinteros, Daniel Santalla

Torrez, Amanda Davila Torres.