law No. 249
2012 JUNE 15 LAW
EVO MORALES AYMA
CONSTITUTIONAL PRESIDENT OF THE PLURINATIONAL STATE OF BOLIVIA
For the Plurinational Legislative Assembly, it has The following Act:
THE PLURINATIONAL LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY,
D E C R E T A:
Article 1. The PUJLLAY and AYARICHI are recognized and declared, cultural and ancestral historical heritage of
national, oral, material and immaterial priority, as expressions of the Yampara Culture, reflected in their music, dance, clothing, textile wealth, traditions, knowledge, spiritual values and cosmovisions.
Article 2. The Ministry of Cultures is responsible for carrying out the necessary actions and efforts before the
UNESCO, to declare the PUJLLAY and the AYARICHI as cultural, ancestral and intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
Article 3. The Ministry of Cultures should formulate and implement policies for the promotion, protection and dissemination of the
PUJLLAY and AYARICHI, as well as cultural, historical and documentary wealth, safeguarding the registration of intellectual property and promoting their custody and conservation.
Unica. Law No 2562 of 20 November 2003 is repealed.
Remit to the Executive Body, for constitutional purposes.
It is given in the Session Room of the Plurinational Legislative Assembly, at the twenty-second day of May of the
year two thousand twelve.
Fdo. Lilly Gabriela Montano Viana, Rebeca Elvira Delgado Burgoa, Mary Medina Zabaleta, María Elena Méndez León, Luis Alfaro Arias, Ángel David Cortez Villegas.
Therefore, it has been enacted to comply with the law of the Plurinational State of Bolivia.
Palace of Government of the city of La Paz, at the fifteenth day of June of the year two thousand twelve.
FDO. EVO MORALES AYMA, Juan Ramon Quintana Taborga, Claudia Stacy Peña Claros, Pablo Cesar Groux