ACT 272 OF 1996
Official Journal No 42746 of March 18, 1996 CONGRESS COLOMBIA
Whereby share porcine promotion is created and rules dictate its collection and administration Summary
Term Notes DECREES
ARTICLE 1o. THE PORK SECTOR. Pig farming is constituted by production activities seedstock (genetic farms) and commercial production of piglets and pigs for market supplies of fresh meat and specialized meat industry.
. FEE PORK PROMOTION. From the effective date of this law, believe the fee Porcícola Development, which shall consist of the equivalent of thirty-two percent (32%) of a current minimum daily wage legal, per pig, at slaughter . Effective Notes
ARTICLE 3. THE CONTRIBUTION parafiscal. Fiscal contributions to the development of the pig sector, will adhere to the conditions stipulated in this Law, under the terms of Clause 12 of Article 150 of the Constitution, Chapter V of Law 101 of 1993 and other principles and standards governing the matter.
ARTICLE 4. NATIONAL FUND OF THE PIG. Create the National Fund Porcicultura for the management of resources from the collection of the fee Porcícola Development, which will adhere to the guidelines of the sectoral policy of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development for the pig sector.
The proceeds from the share Porcícola Development, will be a special account under the name of National Fund for Animal Feed, exclusively destined to the fulfillment of the objectives of this Act.
Swine producers, they are individuals, corporations or societies in fact, marketers and importers of pork, will be required to pay the fee Porcino Jurisprudence Effective Development
The 5th ITEM. OBJECTIVES OF THE NATIONAL FUND OF THE PIG. The resources of the National Fund for Animal Feed, be used exclusively in:
1. Research in Porcicultura, technical assistance, technology transfer and training Parágrafo improve health and increase productivity of pig farming as well as for a sacrifice in sanitary conditions.
2. Support and encourage the export of pigs, pork and its by-products.
3. Participate with capital contributions collective interest in companies engaged in the production, commercialization and industrialization of inputs and outputs pork sector.
4. The promotion of cooperatives pork producers whose purpose is to benefit pork producers and consumers.
5. The organization of industries with efficient marketing systems that allow, in certain cases, subsidize the prices of pork for low-income consumers. 6.
economic, social and infrastructure programs for the benefit of swine activity.
7. Those programs prior approval of the Board of the National Fund for Animal Feed, seek the Promotion of National Dairy Cattle and regulation of the prices of their products.
ARTICLE 6o. BOARD. The Board of the National Fund for Animal Feed, will be made as follows:
1. The Minister of Agriculture or his delegate who will preside.
2. The Minister of Economic Development or his delegate.
3. The Minister of Foreign Trade or his delegate.
4. Three (3) representatives elected by the Colombian Association of Pork Producers ACP.
5. One (1) representative for pig farmers cooperatives operating in the country.
PARÁGRAFO. The Government shall regulate the election of the representatives of the private sector.
ARTICLE 7. REVENUES. The collection of Porcícola Development Fee indicated in the 2nd article., It will be made by the natural or legal persons and societies actually performing the sacrifice of pigs. The fee will be collected when the slaughter, and in places where there is no collection will slaughter the municipal treasury at the time of issuing the guide or permission for sacrifice.
PARÁGRAFO. Collectors quota provisionally maintain those resources in a separate account, and are required to deposit, within ten (10) days of the month following the collection in the special account entitled "National Fund for Animal Feed", managed by the managing entity. According to the 6th Act. 1992 in Article 114, the auditor of the National Fund for Animal Feed, may make inspection visits to the ledgers of companies and collection agencies with prior approval of the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, to ensure proper payment Development Fee under this Act.
Article 8. ADMINISTRATION. The National Government through the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, will contract with the Colombian Association of Pork Producers, ACP, administration and collection end of the resources of the National Fund for Animal Feed.
The respective contract will last for ten years and it will be available with regard to resource management, the definition and implementation of programs and projects, powers and prohibitions of the administering entity and other requirements and conditions required to comply with legal objectives and the consideration for the administration of the shares, whose value will be up to ten percent (10%) of the annual collection. PARAGRAPH 1.
. In case of dissolution, disqualification and incompatibility of the Colombian Association of Pork Producers, ACP, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development may contract administration fee Porcícola Development, with a public entity or a nonprofit organization representing domestic hog producers. PARAGRAPH 2.
. The Board of the National Fund for Animal Feed subcontracts may approve plans, programs and specific projects with other guilds and cooperatives in the pig sector, produced by the administration of the Fund or any member of the Board.
Article 9. INVESTMENT PLAN AND EXPENSES. The entity administering the resources of the National Fund for Animal Feed, draw up the plan investment and expenditure program for the next year, which will only be implemented once it has been approved by the Board of the same background, with the vote favorable Ministry of Agriculture.
The resources of the National Fund for Animal Feed will be used to develop programs and projects Porcicultura in proportion to the contributions made by the different producing areas.
ARTICLE 10 OF THE ASSETS OF THE NATIONAL FUND OF THE PIG. The assets acquired with the resources of the National Fund for Animal Feed should be incorporated into a special account of it.
In each operation must be established that the purchased is part of the background, the way that if it is settled, all bins including Fund monies that are in hand or in banks, once canceled the liabilities are available to the Government, according to those provided for in Article 9.., Paragraph 1o. of this Law.
ARTICLE 11. EFFECTIVENESS OF REVENUES. To that can be levied Porcícola Development Fees established by this Act, it is necessary that the contract between the Government and the administering entity is in effect.
ARTICLE 12. ADMINISTRATIVE OVERSIGHT. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development will follow up and evaluation of programs and projects, for which the entity administering the National Fund for Animal Feed, must submit reports semiannually in relation to the proceeds and investment. With the same frequency, the managing entity sends to the General Treasury of the Republic a report on the amount of resources of the fees collected in the previous six months, without prejudice to both the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Treasury to investigate on such reports in the books and other documents on the background save the managing entity.
ARTICLE 13 OF FISCAL CONTROL. The entity administering the National Fund for Animal Feed, accountable to the Comptroller General of the Republic, on the investment of resources. For the exercise of fiscal control referred, the Comptroller shall take appropriate systems.
ARTICLE 14 OF THE FINES AND PENALTIES. The Government may impose fines and penalties for delinquency or fraud in the collection and allocation of the quota Porcícola Development under this Act, subject to criminal and civil actions that may be required.
ARTICLE 15. DEDUCTIBLE COSTS. To natural or legal persons required to pay taxes Quota Porcícola Development, entitled to be accepted as deductible expenses the value contributed to that quota during the respective tax year, must accompany his declaration of income and wealth a certificate peace and except for that value, issued by the collecting agency.
ARTICLE 16. The National Fund for Animal Feed may receive and channel foreign credit resources subscribed to by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, aimed at meeting the objectives of the Fund as well as contributions and investment from the national treasury, or natural or legal, national or foreign, for the same purpose people.
Article 17. This Law governs from the date of its publication and repeals other provisions that are contrary. JULIUS CAESAR WAR Tulena
The President of the honorable Senate PUMAREJO VEGA PEDRO
The Secretary General of the honorable Senate
Rodrigo Rivera Salazar President of the honorable House of Representatives DIEGO VIVAS TAFUR
the Secretary General of the honorable House of Representatives
REPUBLIC oF COLOMBIA - NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
Since published and executed in Bogota, DC, on 14 March 1996
Ernesto Samper Pizano WILLIAM PERRY RUBIO
The Minister of Finance and Public Credit Cecilia López Montaño
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
RODRIGO MARIN BERNAL the Minister of Economic Development
MORRIS HARF MEYER Minister of Foreign Trade