1997 416 ACT
Official Journal No. 43,199 of 23 December 1997
Repealed by article 154 of Decree 1790 of 2000>
By means of which the Statutes of the Career of Officers and Subofficers of the Military Forces and National Police are partially modified.
THE CONGRESS OF THE REPUBLIC
ARTICLE 1o. The General and Insignia Officers of the Military Forces and the National Police, who are appointed to carry out the positions of Commander General of the Military Forces, Chief of Staff The Joint Chiefs of Staff, the National Army, the National Navy, the Colombian Air Force, and the Director General of the National Police, will be promoted to the highest level of Military and Police Hierarchies, with all the Wage and loan incidents inherent in the new grade.
This is without prejudice to the provisions of Article 173, numeral 2 of the National Constitution.
ARTICLE 2o. This Law governs from the date of your issue and repeals any provisions that are contrary to you.
The President of the Honorable Senate of the Republic,
AMYLKAR ACOSTA MEDINA.
The Secretary General of the Honorable Senate of the Republic,
PEDRO PUMAREJO VEGA.
The President of the Honorable House of Representatives,
CARLOS SQUIRLA BALLESTEROS.
The Secretary General of the Honorable House of Representatives,
DIEGO VIVAS TAFUR.
Publish and execute.
Dada en Santa Fe de Bogotá, D. C., at 19 December 1997.
ERNESTO SAMPER PIZANO
The Minister of National Defense,
GILBERTO ECHEVERRI MEJIA.