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LAW of 21 December HERNAN SILES ZUAZO President constitutional DE LA Repašblica as: the Honorable National Congress has sanctioned the following law: the National Congress, DECREED: Arta-culo 1a ° â €"Decla rase"BENEMERITOS DE LA PATRIA"(to all Bolivian citizens who, having attended the Chaco campaign, served as combatants in the La-fire lines and within the area of operations which delimits the subsection a) of the order of Eja © army NÂ ° 27 /!" 35, on May 3, 1935 or in any of the three phases which establishes the order of Eja © army NÂ ° 1/38, on January 5, 1938, supplemented by the order of the Eja © dÃ-a army NÂ ° 7/39 of 7 March 1939.
The drivers, helpers, Meca nicos, nurses of war and sanitary, covered by Honora recognition - fico above.!
Arta-culo 2a ° â €"the ± pray generals, chiefs and officers of arms and services of the armed forces, reserve and elements of troop in general, creditors of this distinction, you will receive n a"Cross of bronze"and the corresponding Diploma certifying their quality of" Benema © rites ".!" The crosses of bronze will take n the obverse this inscription: "The HONORABLE Congress national of the defenders of the CHACO";! and on the other side: "Republic of BOLIVIA", regardless of his other awards, for whose Tra mite not término there nor prescribe.!
Arta-culo 3a ° â €"are excluded from this distinction of those who, even nthat had fought or served within the area of operations, incurred in Desercia³n or other serious crimes against the country;" as well - as also the generals and other senior heads of the Eja © army a misguided wheeling of military operations can attributed to whom or judgment rendered by different causes, by its action in the Chaco campaign that suffered.
Arta-culo 4Â ° â €"the heads, officers of reserve and kind of troop, to deal with the Declaration of Benema © individual rites of the homeland, should n submit to the National League of ex-combatants of the Chaco War, through their departmental federations regular, legalized copy of the corresponding book demobilization, indicating its action in the line of fire or its services within the area of operations or the so-called phases."
Arta-culo 5Â ° â €"the National League of Veterans of the Chaco War, as unique entity recognized the checked effect expressed evidentiary documents authenticity, Hara legalized with the section historical of the State major General of the Eja © army and call issued the respective" order of Eja © army "declaring" Benema © Rite "Quia © n had perfect right.!!!"
Arta-culo 6a ° â €"the ± pray generals, chiefs and officers of arms and services of the armed forces, will present n your documents to the Supreme Court of military justice.!" The Tribunal will meet in each case whether or not from the required distinction and then Elevara wrought to the Ministry of national defense, for the Declaration of "Benema © rite of the homeland" by Supreme resolution.!!
Arta-culo 7a ° â €"the heirs of the deceased ex-combatants may n claim the Condecoracia³n referred to in previous Arta-culos the Tra filling limits prescribed in this law."
8a ° â € Arta-culo "in reward for services rendered to the homeland and once the Ex-combatant has been declared" Benema © Rite ", state you grant preference in the allocation of land provided that its purpose is to engage in tasks Agra-queue preference which is understood on the land and in the estates affected in accordance with agrarian reform!" , provided that do not affect the peasants. For this purpose the institutions of credit granted n case economic facilities request that.
Arta-culo 9Â ° â €"the Benema © rites of the homeland will be immovable n in the performance of the charges public when there is no legal reason duly justified his dismissal.!" The sons of veterans whose economic resources are inadequate will be favorite n in the granting of scholarships.
Arta-culo 10a ° â €"the Benema © rites of homeland which die will be ascended to top immediate grade n, and Eja © the national revolution army, pay them the honours of regulation.!"
Arta-culo 11a ° â €"these rewards Honora - you graphics according this law, does not imply the granting of benefits pecunarios, while the"national professional box"does not have enough resources."
Arta-culo 12a ° â €"as principle of discipline and order is recognized as a unique entity representative of the Benema © rites of the homeland, to the National League of ex-combatants of the Chaco War;" all associations or organizations of the ex-soldiers of the Chaco without exception must join this institution parent, not impediment being the approval of statutes and legal recognition of Personera-a - medical, private individuals.
Arta-culos 13a ° â €"all provisions contrary to this law are hereby repealed."
Commune-contact to the Executive for constitutional purposes.
Session of the H. Congress Hall.
Peace, December 13, 1956.
Ovid Barbery was Núñez, President of the H. Senate Nacional.a€ "Rena n Castrillo j., President of the H. CA Chamber of Diputados.a€" Ciro Humboldt B., Senator Secretario.a€ "Eufronio Hinojosa G., Senator Secretario.a€" Luis F. Oropeza, Deputy Secretario.a€ "Oscar Barbery J., Deputy Secretary.!!"!
THEREFORE: I enacted it so you have and observe as the law of the Republic.
Government Palace, in the city of La Paz, the twenty-one day-as of the month of December one thousand nine hundred and fifty six years.
(Fdo). HERNÁN SILES Zuazo.a€ "Gral." Julio M. Prado
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