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Act No. 040 Act from 1 September 2010 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, DECREES: law of fitness of deadlines for the choice of the VOWELS electoral departmental and LA CONFORMATION JUDICIAL organ and the PLURINATIONAL Constitutional Court article 1. Amending article 2 of the law No. 003 of February 13, 2010, with the following text:? Article 2. (Call for elections).
I once formed the multinational Electoral body, in accordance with the law N ° 026 Electoral regime on June 30, 2010, the Supreme Electoral Tribunal will convene elections of magistrates and judges of the Supreme Court of Justice, of the agri-environment Court, the Constitutional Court plurinational and advisers of the Council of the Magistracy, with attachment to the article 208 of the political Constitution of the State.
II. the Supreme Court of Justice, the agri-environment Court, the Council of the Magistracy and the Constitutional Court multinational, will enter into operation once have been chosen and posesionadas its authorities in the framework of the provisions of articles 182, 188, 194 and 198 of the political Constitution of the State?.
Article 2. Amending paragraph a. of article 3 of the law N ° 003 February 13, 2010, with the following text:? Article 3. (Transience of the charges of the judiciary and of the Constitutional Court).
Are declared transient charges of the Supreme Court of Justice, the superior courts of district and courts, national agrarian Tribunal, the Constitutional Court and the Council of the judiciary, so that they are the chosen and possession the magistrates and judges of the Supreme Court of Justice, the agri-environment Court, the Constitutional Court plurinational and advisers of the Council of the judiciary; can and should be apply the available transitional sixth of the political Constitution of the State, in cases where appropriate.?
Article 3. Amending paragraph a. of article 4 of the law No. 003 of February 13, 2010, with the following text:? I. the magistrates and judges of the Constitutional Court after the liquidation of causes presented until February 6, 2009, as in article 4 paragraph i. of the law is available N ° 003, meanwhile non-elected and posesionadas the new authorities of the multinational Constitutional Court, resolved the actions for the defence of fundamental rights: action of freedom , action of amparo constitutional, action of protection of privacy, action of compliance, action popular; presented as of February 7, 2009, in strict subjection to the political Constitution of the current state. The others actions and resources correspond be resolved by the authorities elected by vote popular?.
Article 4. Amending the only abrogation provision of the law N ° 027 of 6 July 2010 the plurinational Constitutional Court with the following text:? UNIQUE. From the possession of the magistrates and judges of the Constitutional Court plurinational are repealed the law N ° 1836, law of the Constitutional Court dated April 1, 1998, law No. 2087 dated April 26, 2000 and law No. 1979 dated 24 May 1999?.
Article 5. (Transition institutional).
In the framework of the political Constitution of the State and of the provisions of the law N ° 018 of the multinational Electoral Body on June 16, 2010, the Chamber of deputies of the Assembly Legislative plurinational by two-thirds of votes of the members present and within a maximum period of ninety (90) days from the entry into force of this Act , will choose to them and them vocal of them courts electoral departmental of the shortlists proposed by them assemblies departmental, selected by two thirds of votes of its members present. The total of members elected in each departmental Electoral Court, at least half will be women and at least one will be originating indigenous peasant. In the same period, the President of the plurinational State shall appoint a member in each departmental Electoral Court.
Processes of tender, evaluation of merits and conformation of shortlists for the corresponding departmental members, by the departmental assemblies for your referral to the Chamber of Deputies, will be within a maximum period of sixty (60) days Computable from the promulgation of this law.
SOLE FINAL PROVISION. (Derogatory). Repealing the second transitional provision of law No. 026 of the Electoral regime on June 30, 2010.
Paragraphs III are repealed. and VI. the second transitional provision of law No. 018 of the multinational Electoral Body on June 16, 2010.
Refer to the Executive Branch, for constitutional purposes.
Two thousand ten is given in the room of sessions the Assembly Legislative plurinational, twenty-seven days of the month of August of the year.
FDO. Rene O. Martinez Callahuanca, Hector Enrique Arce Zaconeta, Andrés A.Villca Daza, Clementina Garnica Cruz, Pedro Nuny Hawkeye, Angel David Cortés 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, on the first day of the month of September of two thousand ten years.
FDO. EVO MORALES AYMA, Oscar Coca Antezana, Luis Alberto Arce Catacora, Nilda Copa Condori.
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