Decree Supreme. - Rise To The Rank Of Law Of October 25, 1939.

Original Language Title: DECRETO SUPREMO.— ELÉVASE AL RANGO DE LEY EL DE 25 DE OCTUBRE DE 1939.

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DECREE SUPREMO.†" Else to the law range on October 25, 1939.

ENRIQUE PEA ' ARANDA C.

CONSTITUTIONAL PRESIDENT OF THE REPASBLICA.

As soon as the H. National Congress has sanctioned the following law:

THE NATIONAL CONGRESS,

DECCRETA:

ArtA-arse 1A ° .†" The Supreme Decree dated October 25, 2011. 1939, which creates the General Direction of Railways under the Ministry of Public Works.

ArtA-ass 2A °.†" The General Direction of Railways will have as attributions the attention of all the railways of the State, in the technical, administrative and economic, and the supersurveillance and control immediate and direct from private individuals. It shall also establish the uniform accounting of all railway undertakings and. Set standards for their best administration and service dictating the necessary regulations with the intervention of the Comptroller-General. He will be charged and will deal with the acquisitions and contracts that will be made for the State's airlines, according to the laws in force. Present to the Ministry of Public Works for the provision of charges on the State railroads.

ArtA-ass 3A °.â€" No matter related to studies, construction, administration and exploitation of The railways, whether private or state, could be solved by the government, without prior written report from the Directorate General of Railways. This Direction will be composed of the sections detailed in the respective Regulations and the ones that will be expanded according to the needs of the service.

ArtA-ass 4A °.†" The technical staff that will integrate the General Directorate of Railways, as soon as possible, will be appointed by means of tender and the subaltern of administration, taking into account the years of services provided in ferrovA-as or by examination of competition. The General Direction of Railways should form the Escalation of all the railroads of the Republic. The Director-General, as Head of Railway Staff, will be part of the Board of Directors of the Pension and Retirement Fund of Ferrovial, with voice and vote.

ArtA-ass 5A °.†" In the National Budget, the necessary items of general expenses and expenses will be fixed for the service of the General Rail Directorate.

Article 6A provisions contrary to this law, the Executive being required to issue the corresponding regulation.

Communal-to the Executive Branch, for constitutional purposes.

Session of the H. National Congress.

La Paz, 4 of April 1941.

A. Galindo.†"Rafael de Ugarte.â €" Prof. C. Beltrà ¡ n Morales, Senator Secretario.†"A. Saavedra Nogales, Senator Secretario.â€" F. Flores J., Deputy Secretary. †" E. del Portillo, Deputy Secretary.

Therefore, I enact it so that it is

Government Palace of the city of La Paz, to the fifteen days of the month of April of a thousand nine hundred years old.

GRAL. PEA ' ARANDA.â € " Oscar Mariaca Pando.