Illicit Enrichment--Penalties For Civil Servants That They Incurriesen In This Crime.


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ILLICIT ENRICHMENT.†" Sanctions for public officials who incur this crime.



BY AS, the National Congress has sanctioned the following Law:



ArtA-arse 1A °.†" The President of the Republic, National Representatives, State Ministers, Members of the Judiciary, Diplomatic and Consular Agents and in general civil servants and employees of the civil, national, departmental, municipal or administrative lists of civil, national, departmental, municipal or autonomous entities, irrespective of their status, who are either directly or indirectly enriched result of the exercise of his or her charge or of the influence derived therefrom, shall be punished with imprisonment of two to ten years and disablement in order to exercise public or public charges for double time, provided that the fact is not Severe penalties for severe penalties.

Article 2A °.†" The increase or increase of the patrimony that does not come from:

(a) From the legal emoluments of the office.

b) From the exercise of the profession, trade or work-I-quote, provided that they are compatible with the function public.

c) The natural increase in goods that is made-at the beginning of the performance of the public service, or that is acquired as soon as possible, in accordance with the declarations referred to in this law.

d) Of inheritance, legacy or donation, for cause extraA to the public function.

e) From haphazard facts lA-Cites, duly checked.

ArtA-arse 3A °.â€" Crase a National Register of Goods of Civil Servants, annexed to the Ministry of Justice and with a seat in all the capitals of the Department. The Registry shall be carried out by a Director General appointed by the Executive Branch on a proposal from the Senate, with residence in La Paz and Administrators with residence in the other capitals of the Department, appointed by the Executive Branch, which will also name the rest of the staff necessary for the operation of the Registry.

ArtA-ass 4A °.†" Within the ninety days of the installation of the Registry and with respect to the new officials within the thirty dA-as having assumed office, will present a sworn and signed declaration of all your assets,

rents and debts, with the necessary details to know your estate situation. Any new acquisition, disposal or movement of goods shall also be declared to the Registry within the time limits that will not exceed one semester.

ArtA-ass 5A °.†" They are not required to submit to the Registry the declaration of their assets:

(a) Those who perform purely teaching functions.

b) The classes and soldiers of the Army, the bodies of carabinieri and the gendarmerie.

c) The lower employees, that is, the auxiliaries, scribes, ushers and gatekeepers.

ArtA-ass 6A °.†" The officials who omit the declarations of goods in the terms of this law, will in fact lose their Charges for such time-limits. Those who make malicious or false statements will suffer from one to two years and disable for double time. The employees of the Registry of Goods who do not report omissions and untruths that come to check.

ArtA-ass 7A °.†" The Seats of the Registry of Goods will be secret, can only be communicated to request of the judges who knew of the complaints within the respective summary, and the documents must be returned to the Registry in case of dismissal.

ArtA-culo 8A °.†" The complaint for illegal enrichment will be rotten be tried by any citizen and if the cause is dismissed, the complainant shall pay the costs of the complainant, such as the damage caused. It is the duty of the officials of the Registry of Goods, the Permanent Fiscal Commission and the Internal Revenue Offices to file denunciation in the cases of sanctions. The sentence will give the complainant a right of twenty-five percent of the amount obtained by the defendant and in charge of it.

ArtA-culo 9A °.†" Anyone who will bribe or try to bribe with a public official will suffer the same sentence for the official of the illegal enrichment crime.

ArtA-ass 10A ° .†" The Executive Branch will regulate this law.

Communicate to the Executive Branch, for constitutional purposes.

Session of the H. National Congress.

La Paz, November 11, 1941.

A. Galindo.†"Jorge Araoz C. â€" Gaston Muja-a, Senator Secretario.†"Julio CA©spedes AA ± ez, Senator Secretario.â€" Carlos WA ¡ lter Urquidi, Diputado Secretario.â € " FA©lix Ewina Z., Deputy Secretary.

BY TANTO, I enact it to be

Palace of Government in the city of La Paz, at the 17th day of the month of November, 1941.

GRAL. PEA ' ARANDA.†" A. Vilar.