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 No. 316 law of 11 of December of 2012 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: article 1. (OBJECT). This law aims to the decriminalisation of the right to strike and the protection of trade union immunity in criminal matters.
Article 2. (AMENDMENT OF ARTICLE 232 OF THE PENAL CODE). Amending article 232 of the criminal code, in the following way:? Article 232. (SABOTAGE).
I which impedes or interferes with the normal development of the work or production, invadiere or any establishments industrial, agricultural or mining, or causes harm in machines them, supplies, equipment or instruments in them existing, shall be sentenced with deprivation of liberty of one (1) to eight (8) years.
II. is exempt from criminal liability the landowner, worker and trade union leader or worker who in a labour dispute and in the exercise of the right to strike, peacefully entering establishments industrial, agricultural or mining, in defence of the interests of labor or social achievements. ?
Article. 3 (REPEAL). Object from the application of this law, shall be repealed article 234 of the criminal code, elevated to the rank of law by law No. 1768 of March 10, 1997.
SOLE FINAL PROVISION. Them processes criminal pending followed by it Commission of them crimes expected in them articles 232 (sabotage) and 234 (Lock-Out, strikes and Paros illegal) of the code criminal, is subject to the application of the standard criminal more favorable, according to it planned in the second paragraph of the article 4 of the code criminal.
Refer to the Executive Body for constitutional purposes.
Two thousand twelve is given in the room of sessions the Assembly Legislative plurinational, twenty-seven days of the month of November of the year.
FDO. Lilly Gabriela MONTAÑO Viana, Rebeca Elvira Delgado Burgoa, Mary Medina Zabaleta, David Sánchez Heredia, Luis Alfaro Arias, Angel David Cortez 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, to 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.