General Tourism Law "bolivia Tea Waiting"

Original Language Title: LEY GENERAL DE TURISMO “BOLIVIA TE ESPERA”

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LAW Nº 292 law of September 25 2012 LILLY GABRIELA MONTANO VIANA President in exercise 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: GENERAL tourism law? BOLIVIA TEA WAITING?
CHAPTER I PROVISIONS GENERAL ARTICLE 1. (OBJECT). This law aims to establish general policies and the rule of the tourism of the plurinational State of Bolivia, in order to develop, disseminate, promote, encourage and foster the productive activity of the tourism sectors public, private and community, through adaptation to the existing models of management, strengthening the tourism model of community-based, within the framework of exclusive competences assigned to the central State level by the political Constitution of the State.
ARTICLE 2. (SCOPE OF APPLICATION). The provisions of this Act apply to all public, private, mixed and community activities related to tourism in national territory, according to the regulations in force.
ARTICLE 3. (OBJECTIVES OF TOURISM). Tourism is a strategic economic activity to be developed sustainably, in response to the following objectives: to) promote, develop and promote domestic tourism, to strengthen multinational identity and the riches inter and intracultural.
(b) to promote, develop, encourage and strengthen the inbound tourism and outbound from the territorial management and dissemination of the? Do destination Bolivia?, its attractions and tourist sites for the generation of income and employment, contributing to the growth of tourism and living well in the Bolivian and Bolivian, strengthening of community-based tourism.
(c) promote, develop and strengthen tourist undertakings of rural, urban communities, peoples and Nations native Indian peasant to plural, diverse, responsible and sustainable use of natural and cultural heritage.
(d) establish mechanisms for inter-agency coordination between the territorial levels of the State, for the collection and redistribution of income from tourism, intended for the development, promotion, promotion and dissemination of tourism.
(e) strengthen the capacity, financial and operational planning of the plurinational State of Bolivia, on the basis of the deployment and update consistent of a system of information and statistics of the tourism sector.
(f) implement mechanisms for regulating the tourist activity.
(g) protect the places and sacred symbols, conserve natural resources and respect the identity of the peoples native indigenous peasants, intercultural communities and afrobolivianas.
ARTICLE 4. (IMPORTANCE AND STRATEGIC POSITIONING OF TOURISM).
I. the strategic importance of tourism lies in: to) enhance the natural and cultural heritage of the peoples native indigenous peasants, intercultural communities and afrobolivianas.
(b) contribute to the establishment of relations of economic, cultural and social character among visitors and host populations.
(c) respect and conserve the environment, progressively and interrelated with cultural diversity.
(d) to become a business member of national, strategic and export productive matrix of tourist services.
II. the strategic positioning of tourism implies that: to) the plurinational State of Bolivia, within the framework of competencies from central level, committed the provision of financial resources for the development of the tourism sector in its various components, in pursuit of its position as a strategic, productive and sustainable activity.
b) the plurinational State of Bolivia in the framework of competencies from central level, will promote the establishment of credit policies aimed at the comprehensive strengthening of the tourism sector.
ARTICLE 5. (PRINCIPLES). Tourism will be developed within the framework of the following principles: to) Inclusion. Tourism policy promotes the inclusion of all forms of economic organization recognized in the political Constitution of the State, encouraging the formation of equitable partnerships for the development of tourism.
(b) redistribution, equity and equality. The development of tourism will boost the distribution and redistribution of benefits, equal opportunity, fair treatment and a harmonious relationship between the actors of tourism, respecting the forms of economic organization.
(c) responsibility. Tourism must be characterized by its exercise responsibly, promoting the conservation of the environment, cultures, its rules and procedures, and the social order established, so that you minimize and mitigate the negative impacts of this activity.
(d) solidarity and complementarity. Stakeholders in tourism will act jointly with the Central State level and the autonomous territorial entities through coordination, cooperation and permanent complementarity among them.
ARTICLE 6. (DEFINITIONS). For purposes of interpretation of this law, the following definitions are established: to) tourist attraction. A set of tangible and intangible, elements that are likely to be transformed into a tourist product that has capacity to impact on the tourist decision-making process, causing displacement of tourist flows from emitting countries into national territory, causing the latter to become a tourist destination.
b) tourist circuit. Set of routes and sightseeing tours with attractions and tourist services, whose dynamics implies to start the tour with return to the starting point, bypassing twice (2) the same place.
(c) destination. Space or geographic area with boundaries of physical nature, where they develop tourism products for the use of tourists, who make up the? Destination Bolivia?.
(d) destination Bolivia. Territorial management of the plurinational State of Bolivia, structured as a comprehensive, multisectoral and intercultural tourism where they develop destinations and tourism products, contextualized country's image brand that allows to transmit the tourism reality of Bolivia.
(e) community-based tourist venture. All of the investment carried out urban and rural communities, Nations, and peoples originally indigenous peasants, intercultural communities and afrobolivianas for the provision of tourist services, in the various forms of economic organization, which must achieve the harmony and the sustainable development of their communities.
(f) tourism promotion. Activity aimed at the strengthening of the tourist offer of the? Destination Bolivia? or destinations, through concrete measures that contribute to the development of tourism activities, the improvement of the quality of services, also guarantees the conditions for the preservation and maintenance of the tourist attractions, the generation of employment and the qualification of human resources.
(g) modalities of tourism. They are the ways of making tourism, which are related to the particular interest of tourists; the classification of these arrangements depends on the purpose or objective that motivates the journey of tourists and tourism can be: community, culture, nature, eco-tourism, rural, adventure, farm, health, culinary, spiritual and others.
(h) model of community-based tourism. Dynamic management model, in the framework of the sustainable development of tourism, which is born and is managed from the community-based urban, rural, Nations and farmers originally indigenous peoples, intercultural communities and afrobolivianas, and which are based on the principles of complementarity, reciprocity, redistribution and others that safeguard the life in community in the framework of the? Live well?.
(i) providers of tourist services. They are all those forms of economic organization, community, public and private, referring to services of lodging, brokering, transfer, transport, information, support, guidance, or any other service related or complementary to tourism, which are duly registered and authorized.
Within the framework of this law are considered tourist service providers companies a: operators of receptive tourism, establishments of tourist accommodation in all its forms and categories, business travel and tourism in all its forms, categories, companies of exclusive tourist transportation companies organizing international congresses and fairs of tourism, tourist guides, gastronomy tourist and other related services acquired the category of tourist services. The aspects inherent to the tourist service providers will be established through express regulation.
j) tourism promotion. Activities and media through which increased demand generated by the? Destination Bolivia? at the national and international level.

(k) tourism scheme. Set of regulations aimed to regulate tourist activity in the plurinational State of Bolivia, which within the framework of this law includes aspects inherent to regulate operational providers of tourist services at national level, the adequate provision of tourist services and their compensations, targeted incentives to promote and control incoming and domestic tourism, promoting the development of scientific and applied in tourism research establish general standards that allow to unify criteria of tourist information at national and international level, propose and implement policies on tourism security in coordination with the competent bodies and other aspects that permit the fulfilment of the objectives of the National Plan for tourism. This regime is an exclusive competence of the competent authority at the central level of the State tourism.
(l) tourist safety. Exercise powers and management of all levels of the State, within the framework of the applicable legal standard, in order to avoid situations of fact which negatively affect the tourist experience, promoting the or the tourist moves in a safe tourist space, devoid of real or potential risks. To be adequate, this will positively impact on the image of the destination.
(m) tourism. Activity the person individually or as a group by moving during his travels and stays in places other than your usual environment, for the purpose of relaxation, leisure, business and other activities, for a period of time not to exceed one (1) year, according to immigration legislation.
n) outbound tourism. Form of tourism consisting of the inhabitants of a place which made trips outside their territory.
(o) inbound tourism. Occurs when they reach the territory of the plurinational State of Bolivia visitors from other Nations with the intention to stay for a period of time, excluding trade at borders.
p) harmonious tourism and sustainable. Development model, based on the economic viability of tourist activity, which aims to rescue and protect the natural and cultural resources of a region, favoring the stability of ecosystems and their basic biological processes and generating social and economic benefits by encouraging better standards of living for the visitor and the receiving community, based on the rational use and conservation of these resources generating continuous improvement of the quality of services and the diversification of the tourism offer, within the framework of the established legal order.
(q) community-based tourism. Is the direct relation of the enterprise and the community, with visitors from a multinational and intercultural perspective in the development of organized trips, with the agreed participation of its members, ensuring the proper management of natural resources, the assessment of the cultural and territorial heritage, of Nations and peoples, for the equitable distribution of the benefits generated for the? Live well?.
(r) tourist. It is the individual who visits any country or region other than of his permanent or usual residence, regardless of the reason for your trip.
CHAPTER II RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS ARTICLE 7. (RIGHTS OF THE TOURISTS). The tourists have the following rights: to) choose freely, within the territory of the plurinational State of Bolivia, the destination of your choice.
(b) require that tourist services comply with the terms, conditions and prices offered, unless duly justified fortuitous case or force majeure.
(c) formulation of complaints and claims relating to the tourist services received before the competent authorities.
(d) report to competent authorities any outrage against their person or their property during your stay.
(e) receive a timely response from the competent authorities, when it formulated grievances, complaints or allegations.
(f) be informed promptly by the providers of tourist services, when changes of prices, rates or conditions of the contracted services occur in a justified manner.
(g) receive the reimbursement or refund of amounts resulting in its favour by default unjustified in terms of the conditions of provision of services.
(h) be informed about the terms of validity of the offers and promotions of the services.
(i) rely on tourist security within the territory of the plurinational State of Bolivia, through the procurement authorities make possible inter alia, the free movement of the tourists in the country.
ARTICLE 8. (OBLIGATIONS OF THE TOURISTS). The tourists during their displacement and stay in the territory of the plurinational State of Bolivia, must comply with the following obligations: to) respect the legal system of the country.
(b) not to commit discriminatory, unlawful acts or any behavior that can be harmful to the State and the Bolivian society, or damage or destroy the environment of the place or the providers of tourist services facilities.
(c) protect the environment and cultural heritage complying with regulations relating to its protection and preservation.
(d) respecting the cultural, traditional, popular manifestations and the way of life of the population.
(e) respect and preserve the public and private goods pertaining to tourism and in case of damage, immediately make the corresponding compensations.
(f) report any act or omission which generate or may cause damage or negative impacts to national heritage.
(g) have a transitional or personal insurance when tourism involves risk.
(h) have services of companies or specialized tourist ventures when tourism involves risk activities.
(i) request the permission and/or authorization to take photographs and footage, where appropriate.
ARTICLE 9. (RIGHTS OF THE PROVIDERS OF TOURIST SERVICES). Tourist service providers have the following rights: exercise tourism within the territory of the plurinational State of Bolivia, prior authorisation of the competent authorities.
(a) receive support and incentives of the autonomous territorial entities in the promotion of its services.
(b) receive training in tourism.
(c) participate in the promotion and dissemination of the? Destination Bolivia? within the framework of the coordination and collaboration among stakeholders in tourism.
(d) having tourist security within the territory of the plurinational State of Bolivia, through the competent authorities.
ARTICLE 10. (OBLIGATIONS OF PROVIDERS OF TOURIST SERVICES). Tourist service providers have the following obligations: to) comply with the provisions laid down in this Act, its regulations, the national tourism Plan, as well as the regulatory provisions and monitoring the exercise of the powers of the competent authority in tourism-oriented.
(b) comply with the provisions established by the autonomous territorial entities, in the field of tourism in the framework of its competences.
(c) provide to the competent authorities information clear, accurate, true, complete and timely with respect to the exercise of their activities, which is not strategic or confidential, in accordance with the regulation.
(d) contribute to the preservation of the culture and environment of the Nations and peoples indigenous native farmers, Bolivian intercultural and afro communities visited.
(e) contribute to the dissemination of information aimed to preserve and appreciate the meanings and values of cultural and tourist heritage.
(f) comply with the provisions of the heritage sites or protected areas management plans.
(g) to inform the tourists the obligations and prohibitions contained in this Act.
(h) taking responsibility for unjustified breaches in the provision of tourist services.
(i) conduct of tourist services on an individual basis or through alliances in strategic partnerships with other providers of tourist services, authorized at national or departmental level.
CHAPTER III POLITICAL GENERALS OF TOURISM ARTICLE 11. (GENERAL POLICIES OF TOURISM).
I. the General tourism policies set forth in this chapter, will be implemented by the central level of the State, within the framework of its competences.
II. the autonomous territorial entities shall define their policies in accordance with its powers and responsibilities, within the framework of the general policies set forth in this law.
III. in accordance with the law N ° 031 July 19, 2010, autonomy and decentralization framework? Do Andrés Ibáñez?, the central level of the State, through the competent authority in tourism, will define the responsibilities of the autonomous territorial entities, with respect to the establishment and development of the system of registration, categorization and certification of providers of tourist services and the national tourist information system, demand and quality of tourist activities.
IV. civil society organized within the framework of the political Constitution of the State, in accordance with articles 241 and 242, will participate in the formulation of sector policies and the construction of the applicable rules.

ARTICLE 12. (HARMONIOUS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF TOURISM). The tourist activity carried out by the ways of organizing economic, community, private estataly, will be carried out within the framework of a harmonious and sustainable development, so that it has long-term economic sustainability and promote its growth based on a rational and responsible management in the environmental, cultural, social and economic.
ARTICLE 13. (MODALITIES OF TOURISM). The tourist activity develops in the forms of tourism: gastronomic, cultural, nature, eco-tourism, rural, urban, of adventure, farm, health, community and others that may arise based on the demands of the industry and in accordance with the socio-cultural, natural and geographical particularities of the country.
ARTICLE 14. (PRIVATE INITIATIVE AND COMMUNITY-BASED TOURISM). The plurinational State of Bolivia, recognizes the following models of tourism management: i. community-based tourism is a model of management that must develop in harmonious and sustainable way through tourist ventures where urban and rural communities, Nations and farmers originally indigenous peoples, intercultural communities and afrobolivianas, to participate in the planning, organization and management of the tourism offer.
II. the tourist enterprises of private initiative constitute a management model within the framework of the constitutional guidelines, will be developed in a harmonious and sustainable way promoting the participation of actors in the planning, organization and management of the tourism offer.
III. management of tourism models may establish alliances that enable the development of the sector, within the framework of respect for their forms of organization and investment.
IV. management models must take into account the principles of life in community and mainly the complementarity in the provision of services and redistribution of benefits from tourism. To this effect the management of tourism models detailed in paragraphs I and II of this article, include: a) planning coordinated with the different levels of the State.
(b) the structuring of tourism under a system of cataloging of resources, evaluation of tourism potential, creation of appropriate conditions of infraestructuraturistica and services inherent in the tourist offer.
(c) the regulation of the tourist operation, through the development of a system of registration of providers of tourist services.
(d) the creation of incentives for the development, promotion and diffusion of the? Destination Bolivia?.
(e) the tourism awareness, in all sectors related to this activity.
(f) the development and implementation of national and international strategic partnerships in tourism to promote and spread the? Destination Bolivia?.
ARTICLE 15. (NATIONAL PLAN OF TOURISM).
I level Central State through tourism authority shall draw up and implement the National Plan of tourism, in coordination with the autonomous territorial entities, which will contain programmes, projects, strategies and instruments relating to the development of regulations, promotion, dissemination, promotion and prioritization of tourist areas and tourist awareness. This National Plan for tourism will be subject to periodic modifications based on the tourism Dynamics occurring in the State.
II. territorial entities autonomous, in the framework of the National Plan for tourism, will elaborate their corresponding tourism plans.
ARTICLE 16. (TOURIST SOVEREIGNTY).
I. the providers of tourist services foreign companies that operate or intend to operate in national territory, must have the authorization of the competent authority in tourism or failing establish strategic alliances with Bolivian companies legally established in Bolivia.
II. the establishment of strategic alliances between domestic and foreign companies must be reported to the competent authority in tourism. The mechanisms applicable to this procedure will be set out in specific regulations.
ARTICLE 17. (TOURISM IN PROTECTED AREAS) The development of tourism activities in protected areas, tourism service providers must have the authorization granted by the competent authority in tourism from the central level of the State or departmental self-government in tourism, as applicable; and with the appropriate authorization issued by the competent authority in respect of protected areas, within the framework of the sectoral regulations established for this purpose.
CHAPTER IV REGISTRATION SYSTEM, CATEGORISATION AND CERTIFICATION OF PROVIDERS OF TOURIST SERVICES ARTICLE 18. (REGISTRATION SYSTEM, CATEGORIZATION AND CERTIFICATION OF TOURIST SERVICES PROVIDERS).
I. the system of registration, classification and certification of providers of tourist services is formed by a set of rules, mechanisms and instruments to meet the objectives and implement the guidelines of the national tourism Plan.
II. the system of registration, classification and certification of tourist services providers, is comprised of the subsystem of registration, categorization subsystem and Certification subsystem.
III. the system of registration, classification and certification of tourist services providers, will feature up-to-date information provided by the autonomous territorial entities, within the framework of its responsibilities defined in this law.
ARTICLE 19. (REGISTRY SUBSYSTEMS, CATEGORISATION AND CERTIFICATION).
I. the subsystem of registration aims to register and update on an ongoing basis, information to the providers of tourist services.
II. the subsystem of categorization is to establish the ranking of providers of tourist services, which will be the only recognized for national and international promotion.
III. Certification subsystem is to establish criteria of complementarity, safety standards and technical standards to raise the levels of quality of tourism services.
IV. the subsystems of categorisation and certification of tourist services providers will be under the management and supervision of the competent authority in tourism.
V. The operation and management of these subsystems will be subject to express rules.
ARTICLE 20. (THE CENTRAL STATE LEVEL RESPONSIBILITIES). The central level of the State through the competent authority in tourism, in the framework of the system of registration, categorization and certification, and together in the political Constitution of the State and the law Nº 031 framework of autonomy and decentralization? (Andrés Ibáñez?, has the following responsibilities: to) authorize and oversee the operation of providers of tourist services which develop activities in more than one Department.
(b) keep a register of providers of tourist services established in the national territory.
(c) categorize and classify all providers of tourist services reported at the national level.
(d) certify the quality of all providers of tourist services reported at the national level.
ARTICLE 21. (RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE AUTONOMOUS TERRITORIAL ENTITIES).
I. the Governments departmental autonomous, have the following responsibilities within the framework of the system of registration, categorization and certification: to) authorize the operation of providers of tourist services that develop activities in the Department.
(b) registered in the system administered by the competent authority in tourism, providers of tourist services established in the Department.
(c) controlling the operation of the tourist services, with the exception of those who had been through municipal regulations expressly defined municipal attribution; while preserving the integrity of politics and national tourism strategies.
(d) send updated information to the competent authority in tourism, referring to the providers of tourist services established in the Department, in accordance with regulation.
II. the Governments autonomous municipal, in the framework of the system of registration, categorization and certification, have a responsibility to monitor and control the operation of tourist services which by express municipal regulations had been defined municipal attribution.
III. the Governments autonomous municipal, at the end of registration and at the request of the competent authority in tourism or the autonomous State Government, shall forward up-to-date information on providers of tourist services established in its municipality, in accordance with regulation.
IV. in the framework of article 298, paragraph II, article 37 of the political Constitution of the State, the autonomous territorial entities in the exercise of its powers, apply regulatory arrangements issued by the competent authority in tourism, according to article 24 of this law.
CHAPTER V NATIONAL INFORMATION SYSTEM ON TOURISM SUPPLY, DEMAND AND THE QUALITY OF TOURISM ACTIVITIES ARTICLE 22. (INFORMATION SYSTEM ON NATIONAL TOURIST OFFER, DEMAND AND QUALITY OF TOURIST ACTIVITIES).

I. the information system on national tourist offer, demand and quality of tourist activities is formed by a set of rules, mechanisms and instruments to meet the objectives and implement the guidelines of the national tourism Plan.
II. the information system on national tourist offer, demand and quality of tourist activities is to establish the General guidelines regarding the tourist attractions on the natural and cultural heritage, tourism infrastructure, basic services, accessibility and available resources to operate the tourism system, which should be properly classified.
III. the operation and administration of this system is subject to express rules.
ARTICLE 23. (RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE STATE LEVELS).
I. the central State level, in the framework of the competencies assigned in the political Constitution of the State and the law Nº 031 July 19, 2010, law framework of autonomy and decentralization? (Do Andrés Ibáñez?, in terms of the information system on national tourist offer, demand and quality of tourist activities, has the following responsibilities: a) systematize the tourist offer in a tourist catalog.
(b) establish the Management Plan of the heritage sites of tourist use, in order to be classified.
(c) prioritize the attractions and tourist areas within the country brand. The methodology of prioritization will be established in express regulation.
(d) establish mechanisms enabling to promote the attractions of nature, natural and cultural heritage and any other tourist value.
(e) promote the? Destination Bolivia? in the national and international level as a component of the brand country.
II. local authorities, autonomous, departmental, municipal and native Indian peasant, be sent to the competent authority in tourism, updated information concerning tourist offer, demand and quality of tourist activities, according to regulation.
CHAPTER VI INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK ARTICLE 24. (MINISTRY OF CULTURE). The Ministry of culture, through the Vice-Ministry of tourism, exercises the functions of the competent authority in tourism.
ARTICLE 25. (AUTONOMOUS TERRITORIAL ENTITIES). The autonomous territorial entities assume the responsibilities laid down in this law, referred to the system of registration, categorization and certification of providers of tourist services and the information system, the national tourist offer, demand and quality of tourist activities.
ARTICLE 26. (COORDINATION).
I. the competent authority in tourism and the autonomous territorial entities, will promote the creation of Councils of sectoral coordination in the field of tourism, as a consultative instance of proposition and consultation between the different levels of the State, in accordance with the law N ° 031 July 19, 2010, autonomy and decentralization framework? Andrés Ibáñez?. The establishment of sectoral Councils is subject to express regulation and will count with the participation of stakeholders in the sector.
II. public and/or private entities that had knowledge of the planning or implementation of activities or events related to tourism, which commit the country's image and which were not stipulated in the present standard, they must inform the tourism authority to this instance the respective track.
CHAPTER VII FINANCIAL REGIME AND PROMOTION FOR TOURISM ARTICLE 27. (FUNDING SOURCES AND DESTINATION OF RESOURCES).
I. the fulfilment of the competences and powers from the central level of the State, by the competent authority in tourism, has the following sources of funding: a) transfers from the Treasury General State, according to their financial availability.
(b) administrative fee of touristic Regulation).
(c) grants and loans earmarked for programmes and projects in the tourism sector, managed within the framework of the current legislation.
(d) own resources and tourist services.
ARTICLE 28. (SERVICES AND PROMOTION OF TOURISM).
I. for the purposes of applying this Act, the administrative fee of touristic regulation is created.
II. the providers of tourist services shall pay annually the administrative fee of touristic regulation, which will be charged for administrative regulation services, inherent to registration, categorization, certification of tourist activities and others. The calculation, conditions and application of the administrative fee of touristic regulation, will be defined by regulations on Express.
III. administrative regulation tourist rate, will be administered by the General Treasury of the State, to assigned resources that enable the performance of the functions of the competent authority at the central level of the State tourism.
ARTICLE 29. (MEDIA).
I. the national media, should promote actions of promotion and dissemination oriented to consolidate national comprehensive multi-country identities from a tourism of social inclusion, through the positioning of the brand country and tourism, with the aim of creating a tourist culture which ensure the preservation, protection and dissemination of natural and cultural diversity allowing at the same time position the tourist attractions in the country and the public regarding our national heritage awareness.
II. the parameters established in the previous paragraph, shall be regulated by the executive body.
ARTICLE 30. (VALUE ADDED TAX IN THE TOURISM SECTOR). For the purposes of the application of the tax to the added value (VAT) in the tourism sector, is considered as export services: the sale of tourist services which carry out national operators of receptive tourism abroad and hosting services provided by hotel establishments to foreign tourists without a domicile or residence in Bolivia. The respective procedure shall be regulated by the executive body.
TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS FIRST.
I remain in force categories recognized providers of tourist services legally authorized temporarily, until the adoption of the regulation of the system of registration, categorization and certification.
II. the new undertakings requesting authorization as providers of tourist services, may be temporarily operated with the category that is identified until the adoption of the regulation of the system of registration, categorization and certification.
THE SECOND. In both regulate the content of article 30 of this law, articles 42 shall apply to the 46 of the Supreme Decree Nº 26085 of 23 February 2001.

FINAL PROVISIONS FIRST. Amendments to the Decree of organization of the Executive Branch, to adapt the necessary powers from the central level of the State Tourism Authority, will be held within a maximum of forty-five (45) days from the enactment of this Act.
THE SECOND. The National Plan for tourism once coordinated and approved with the competent bodies, will be presented within a period of ninety (90) days from the enactment of this Act.
THIRD. Express regulation inherent in the present law, shall be submitted within a period of one hundred and eighty (180) days from the enactment of this Act.
SOLE ABROGATION PROVISION. It is abrogating Act No. 2074 of 14 April 2000, for the promotion and development of the tourist activity in Bolivia, and or less hierarchy provisions contrary to this law.
Refer to the Executive Branch, for constitutional purposes.
Two thousand twelve is given in the plurinational Legislative Assembly Hall, the 18 days of the month of September in the year.
FDO. Lilly Gabriela MONTAÑO Viana, Richard Twine Ramirez, Mary Medina Zabaleta, Maria Elena Mendez Leon, Luis Alfaro Arias, Erica Roxana Claure.
I therefore enacted it is and meets as a law of the plurinational State of Bolivia.
Government Palace of the city of La Paz, twenty-five days of the month of September in the year two thousand twelve.
FDO. LILLY GABRIELA MONTANO VIANA President-in Office of the PLURINATIONAL State of BOLIVIA, Juan Ramón Quintana Taborga, Ana Teresa Morales Olivera Minister of productive development and PLURAL economy and acting of economy and public finances, Claudia clear Stacy Pena, Pablo Cesar Groux Canedo, Amanda Davila Torres.