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GENERAL direction law of Vialidad.a€ "is created with seat in the seat of the Government."
ENRIQUE PEA'ARANDA C. President constitutional of it Repašblica because, the H. Congress national has sanctioned the following law: the Congress national, DECREED: address GENERAL of roads chapter I.a€ "of its composition and powers: Arta-culo 1a °. a€" Cra © ase it address General of roads, with seat in the headquarters of the Government, as a dependency of the Ministry of works PA ° public.
Arta-culo 2a °. â €"will work with the autonomous-according to you this law in all aspects related to studies, construction, conservation of roads public utilities and Tra transit of wheeled.!"
Arta-culo 3a °. â €"the General Directorate of roads will be managed by a Board of directors chaired by the Lord Minister of Obras PÃ and composed as follows: Engineer Director General of roads, which will be the Vice-President;!" a representative of the Ministry of Hacienda; a representative of the Ministry of defence; a representative of the Central Bank of Bolivia; a representative of the society of engineers of Bolivia; a representative of the societies rural of the Republic and a representative of the ContralorÃ - a General of the RepÃ; Serve of Secretary of the Board the official of the Ministry of works public public.
Arta-culo 4a °. â €"members of this directory should not be employed public utilities, afterwards n in their roles two years and can be re-elected.!"
Arta-culo 5Â °. â €"the Board of Directors will have (the following powers: to) triads to propose to the Executive Branch for the choice of the personnel of the General Directorate of roads.!"
(b) manage the roads Fund, assets and facilities belonging to the institution in the conditions and with the responsibility that the law determines. The Director General de Vialidad will be your legal representative and may arise at trial, as plaintiff or defendant, celebrate judicial or extrajudicial, arrangements and may confer powers for the procedures judicial and administrative which may be necessary, within the faculty, agreed the laws, subject to authorization of the Board.!
(c) centralise all funds earmarked for roads and its dependencies.
d) organize its accounting; the general inventory of all values and property belonging to the roads; all with intervention of the Comptroller-General.
(e) study of Paa-s road needs and formulate the general network of roads of the Republic project budgets and public respective, and submit them to the Government for legal purposes.
(f) authorize road studies, call for proposals and contracts for materials acquisition or execution of works by licitation public; agreements of purchase sale or Locacia³n of goods; perform works or works by valid-a administrative, contract management or licitation.
Them appeals to proposed is Hara n mainly in those sites or departments in where should perform is them works Pa ° public projected.!
(g) organize the various administrative departments and regulate their powers and functioning.
(h) regulating the Tra transit on roads. The Tra offices transit of the Republic, passed to the dependence of the General Directorate of roads, from 1943.!
(i) raise an annual report.
((j) organize departmental boards, provincial and regional roads and subject to the approval of the executive regulation of their activities and duties, k) carry the Estada-characteristics of roads and Tra traffic.
(l) to organize and direct the Office of tourism.
LL) prepare and propose annually the budget of Ca calculation of revenue for roads and expenditures to be made in the same service, to Elevara the Executive power that pops you TRA corresponding legal limit.!!
(m) deal with the collection of tax road delivery in cash or in work and their forced investment within the respective districts contributing, this service in accordance with the regulation that on this issue the Executive branch must be required.
(n) establish the Escalafa³n for its employees ensuring its stability.
Â±) enact regulations of the directory and all of its dependencies with the approval of the Executive branch.
(o) carry the book registration of contractors and builders of roadwork.
Arta-culo 6a °. â €"the existing road agencies authorized by law is Desenvolvera n hereinafter under the direction and control of the General Directorate of roads."
Arta-culo 7a °. â €"the General Directorate of roads will be directed by an engineer with Ta-chapter in providing national and that is Denominara Director-General, which will be appointed by the Executive branch.!!"
Chapter Ii.a€ "fund national of roads Arta-culo 8a °. a€" is creates the background cumulative of roads with destination to the study, mapping, construction, reconstruction and conservation of roads.
Arta-culo 9a °. â €"the national roads Fund is will (with the following resources: 1) tax of thirty cents per gross kilogram about oils lubricant having viscosity and Dema s unique-features than Veha-vehicles and engines in general specific tariff items for Nâº mere 222, 223 and 225, what ever your destination.!!"
(2) all taxes and customs duties on the import of motorized Veha-asses and their accessories.
(3) the assignment of twelve per cent of the total national budget, in each management without prejudice to the resources created by this law.
(4) the amount of ten percent on the plus Vala-a, benefited by the new highway roads properties, located in the area of influence of these roads, to the lateral distance of fifteen kilometers, tax that is will charge for ten years. The power Executive Reglamentara la Recaudación from this new tax.
(5) the proceeds of sale or Locacia³n of the remaining fractions of properties expropriated for roads and associated works.
(6) fines for breach of contracts of roads or breaches of this law.
(7) negotiation of titles that is authorized to issue to roads.
(8) income of issued titles or sums creditor interests.
(9) the product of the road delivery from 1943.
(10) all taxes face national, departmental or provincial character created by law destined for roads, separates moving the sums required pair meet interests of Bank obligations that are reatados by Empra © stitos authorized for road works and repayment services.!!
(11) the proceeds from the sale of land Balda-as in the areas crossed by the roads public.
(12) the tax of 20 cents on all passenger railways and first class steamers and ten cents in every passage of second.
((13) tax of inscription in the book of respective Matra-cula, contractors and builders of roadwork and the contribution of the same in accordance with the following scale: to) registration five thousand BOLIVIANOS (BS 5,000. â €"").
(b) annual fee two thousand BOLIVIANS (Bs. 2,000. â €"").
Arta-culo 10a °. â €"all resources defined above will be deposited n in a special account in the Central Bank of Bolivia to the order and disposal of the General Directorate of roads, do their investment in accordance to its approved annual budget."
Arta-culo 11a °. â €"the National Treasurer-a Depositara monthly in the Central Bank of Bolivia, the Duoda © vertex corresponding to the percentage set by the 9Â °, subparagraph 4a ° Arta-culo, on account of the General Directorate of roads." General directions of customs and internal revenue, will take n a special account called "National road tax" and Depositara n each month tailored its Recaudación in the Central Bank of Bolivia at the order of General Directorate of roads, the sums collected funds created in the 9Â ° Arta-culo, also the departmental treasures Girara n order and account of the General Directorate of roads departmental funds raised pursuant to subsection 11!!! of the Arta-culo 9a °.
Arta-culo 12a °. a€ "them balances existing in the budget national of split of roads in the date of enact is the present law, is will transfer n to the order of the address General of roads and will be n applied in them works to have been intended by laws previous.!!"
Arta-culo 13a °. a€ "the power Executive is authorized to issue to proposed of the Directorate General of roads," bonds of roads ", with destination to the construction of roads, which will be n served with them resources created by the present law.!" These bonds will be n titles of public public and cannot be debt n can be placed to a bottom type of ninety percent or to an interest more of six percent annually, leaving Instituto-do the Central Bank of Bolivia as a trustee.!
Arta-culo 14a °. â €"El Banco Central of Bolivia in his capacity as trustee of roads"credits", according to the General Directorate of roads, you can allocate surplus resources, once covered ordinary annual services of Highway bonds, extraordinary depreciation."
Arta-culo 15a °. â €"the General roads Directorate, will open an account for each work, in order to know its cost and financial status."
Chapter Iii.a€ "work PLAN Arta-culo 16a °." â €"the plan of roads of the Republic will be made by the General Directorate of roads, according to the opinion of their respective sections and the needs of the Paa-s, at the beginning of each year economic, and its execution is Sujetara regulations technical, administrative and accounting issued timely.!"
Arta-culo 17a °. â €"for the approval of any agreement related to roads Directorate General of roads, the amount of which does not exceed five hundred thousand Bolivians dependent (Bs. 500,000. â €" "), Bastara conformity of the directory with the Director-General's report, but if such works are superior at their expense to that amount, is will require approval in Council of Ministers, following a written report of the Directorate General.!"
Chapter Iv.a€ "accounting and warehouse Arta-culo 18a °. â €" the accounting and warehouse will be organized n according to the needs of the roads and the fiscal years of the General Directorate of roads are closed n on December 31 of each year.! He directory will to the power Executive, within the first quarter it memory corresponding to the exercise finished, together with the Rendicia³n complete and detailed of them accounts for its knowledge and approval by the Comptroller-to General of it Repa ° public, which check the Balance before be published and high to the power Executive.!!
The Comptroller - a General of the NaciÃ³n, participate in the approval of expenditures and investments of funds authorized by the General Directorate of roads according to law.
Chapter V. â €"EXPROPRIATION and acquisition of land Arta-culo 19a °. â €" State of need and usefulness public and subject to Expropiacia³n, the land required for the opening and modifying paths. Also the land required for the extraction of materials of construction of any nature, quarries, creation of nurseries, BBS or stations of service.
Arta-culo 20a °. â €"is proprietary of the General Directorate of roads to determine procurement of land or necessary expropriations destined for road works, projecting in each case the way of doing it with indicating of prices and conditions for its knowledge and approval by the Executive."
Arta-culo 21a °. â €"for compensation be considered n ° only lands which are worked and farmed and which experience damages;!" otherwise the General roads Directorate determined the occupancy of strictly necessary extensions and according to the owners.
Chapter Vi.a€ "provisions General Arta-culo 22a °. a€" in the Ta © term of three months of the publication of this law, the Directorate General of roads will present to the Executive them projects of thereof in the order Ta © technical and administrative.!
Arta-culo 23a °. â €"all the machinery and equipment for the construction and conservation of roads, bridges and other s artwork necessary purchasing outside the General roads Directorate, is Importara n free of all liens.!"
Arta-culo 24a °. â €"all tax and private entity that has any intervention in road works will depend on the General Directorate of roads."
The society of owners of Yungas is dedicated to agricultural development and health in that area, with the resources assigned to subparagraph (b)) of the Arta-culo 12 of the law on April 17, 1941 and with that collected by concept of voluntary contribution of a Bolivian for arroba of coca.!
Arta-culo 25a °. â €"the Ministry of finance provided to the Directorate General of highway the amount of foreign currency that she needs to purchase referred to in the Arta-culo 23."
Arta-culo 26a °. â €"the General Directorate of roads Adoptara measures of the case for the construction of roads and related works, both in the repair and conservation of the same, is used, at least 90 per cent of Bolivian personnel, put © ndoseles to the provisions of the labour code."
Arta-culo 27a °. â €"laws and decrees which contain provisions contrary to this law are hereby repealed."
Arta-culo 28Â °. â €"the Executive Branch, Reglamentara this law."
Commune-that will to power Executive, for constitutional purposes.
Session of the H. Congress Hall.
La Paz, 27 November 1941.
A Galindo.a€ "Jorge Araoz C.a€" Gasta³n Muja-a, Senator Secretario.a€ "Julio CA © guests aa±ez, Senator Secretario.a€" Carlos WÃ lter Urquidi, Deputy Secretario.a€ "Juan JosÃ © Carrasco, Deputy Secretary, ad hoc."!
I therefore enacted it so you have and observe as the law of the Republic.
Palace of Government of the city of La Paz, to the four decades-as of the month of December of nineteen hundred years cuarentiun.
GRAL. PEA'ARANDA. â €"J. Rhodes Eguino."
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