Law 27-11-1940

Original Language Title: Ley 27-11-1940

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BAN. †" In the export of plants, seeds or branches (stakes) of siringa or to the Brazilian hevea rubber tree and any other A-rbol or guma-ferous bush that is reproduced in the territory of the Republic.

MINISTRY OF ECONOMY

GENERAL ENRIQUE PEA ' ARANDA

CONSTITUTIONAL PRESIDENT OF THE REPAsBLICA

For how much, the National Congress has sanctioned the following law:

THE NATIONAL CONGRESS,

DECCRETA:

ArtA-ass 1o. †" It is absolutely forbidden to export plants, seeds or branches (stakes) of siringa or to Brazilian hevea rubber tree in all its varieties and from any other A-rbol or guma-ferous bush that is reproduced in the same way territory of the Republic.

Atra-asculo 2o. †"The customs of the Republic and the services in question will be responsible for the strict surveillance to comply with this law, proceeding to the comiso of the plants or seeds.

ArtA-ass 3o. †"Those who contravened the prohibition laid down in Article 1 (1). They shall be punished with a prison of five to ten years.

Communal-be to the Executive Branch for constitutional purposes.

Session of the H. National Congress.

La Paz, 21 November 1940.

(Fdo). †" A. Galindo. †" V. Paz Estenssoro. †" Carlos Beltra n Morales, Senator Secretary. †" J. Pantoja Estenssoro, Senator Secretary ad hoc. †" J. Lijerón Rodra-guez, Deputy Ad Hoc Secretary. †" A. Velasco A., Deputy Ad Hoc Secretary.

Therefore, I enact it so that it has and will comply with the law of the Republic.

It is given in the Government Palace of the city of La Paz, at the twenty-seventh day of November of a thousand nine hundred and forty years.

(FDO). †" GRAL. PEA ' ARANDA. †" E. VA�squez. â€" Joaqua-n Sword.