Lei No. 3.494, Which Grants The President Of The Republic A Regular Authority

Original Language Title: LEI NÚM. 3.494, QUE OTORGA FACULTADES ESTRAORDINARIAS AL PRESIDENTE DE LA REPÚBLICA

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Article 1: The President of the Republic shall, for the term of sixty days, be granted the following extraordinary powers:
1. To declare in a state of siege or assembly the point or points it deems appropriate, and may confine people to any section of the national territory;
2. The right to suspend or restrict the right of freedom of the press to be suspended.
This lei will begin to revisit from its promulgation in the Official Journal and will be able to invest the President of the Republic up to the sum of five hundred thousand pesos ($500,000).