Law Of The Revocation Of The Mandate Of The Elected To The Organs Of People's Power

Original Language Title: Ley de la Revocación del Mandato de los elegido a los órganos del Poder Popular

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RICARDO ALARCÓN DE QUESADA, President of the Assembly national of the power people of the Republic of Cuba.

I do know: That the National Assembly of the Popular power, in its session of the 14th day of the month of September 1999, corresponding to the third ordinary session of the fifth legislature, has approved the following: as: La Constitution, in its article 68, paragraphs to) and c) establishes, among other rules, the representative bodies of the State power are elected and chosen can be removed from their posts at any time.

AS: the article 85 of the Constitution of the Republic says that to them members to it Assembly national of the power Popular les can be revoked its mandate in any time, in it form, by them causes and according to them procedures established in it law; (also, in subparagraphs c)) and (b) articles 105 and 106, respectively, establishes the allocation of meetings provincial and municipal revoke their Presidents and Vice-Presidents. And in the article 112, that the mandate of them delegates to them assemblies local is revocable in all time, as well as the law determines, also, it form, them causes and them procedures to be revoked.

AS: To enact the Act 72 of 29 October 1992 "Electoral law" its fourth transitional provision established, in relation to the revocation, the validity of the chapters I, II, III, IV, V, VI and VII of title VII of the N9 37 law of August 15, 1982, former Electoral law, and, given the changes that were made and the experience gained in the matter It is necessary to establish a new regulation that will replace the existing for the revocation of the mandate of those elected to the organs of people's power.

AS: Municipal assembly composed of representatives of the population, proposed, nominated and elected by it, it is up to nominating candidates for delegates to the provincial assemblies and members of the National Assembly; Consequently, has of decide in representation of the village, on the revocation of the mandate conferred to who in their day nominated.

(Therefore: it Assembly national of the power Popular in use of them powers that you are conferred in the article 75, subsection b) of the Constitution of the Republic, has adopted it following: Law 89 law of it revocation of the mandate of them elected to them organs of the power POPULAR chapter I of the process of reversal of the mandate section first provisions preliminary article 1. -This law regulates the form, causes and proceedings for the revocation of the mandate of the elected members belonging to the representative bodies of the people's power.

The revocation can understand the mandate conferred both by the voters, as the granted by the Assembly corresponding.

ARTICLE 2. -Reversal is independent of any other criminal, civil, administrative and labour procedure and processing is carried out in accordance with the provisions of this law.

ARTICLE 3. (((((((-They may be revoked, in accordance with: a) delegates to the municipal assemblies, b) delegates to the provincial assemblies, c) members of the National Assembly, d) Presidents and Vice Presidents of municipal assemblies, e) Presidents and Vice Presidents of the provincial assemblies, f) President, Vice-President and Secretary of the National Assembly, and g) members of the Council of State.
ARTICLE 4. -While the revocation of the mandate not is approved, the contested remains in the exercise of their functions. However, facts graves, the Assembly appropriate or if the Council of State can accord provisional suspension until completion of the process.

SECOND OF THE GROUNDS FOR THE REVOCATION OF THE MANDATE SECTION ARTICLE 5. (((-Comes the revocation of the mandate by exist any of them causal following: to) breach repeated of them obligations derived of the mandate conferred, b) incur in made that it do detracting of good concept public, and c) express a conduct incompatible with the honour of be representative of the people in an organ of the power Popular.
THIRD SECTION OF THE FACULTY FOR REVOKING THE MANDATE ARTICLE 6. ((-It faculty for revoke to is concerns this law is governed by it following: to) them delegates to them assemblies municipal only can be revoked by them voters of the constituency in that were elected, b) them delegates to them assemblies provincial and them members to the Assembly national only can be revoked by the Assembly of the municipality by where were elected (((, c) the Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen of the municipal and provincial assemblies can only be revoked by the Assembly in which they were elected, d) the President, the Vice-President and the Secretary of the National Assembly can only be revoked by this Assembly, and e) the members of the Council of State may only be revoked their status by the National Assembly.
FOURTH SECTION OF THE EMPOWERED TO PROMOTE THE START OF THE PROCESS FOR THE REVOCATION OF THE MANDATE ARTICLE 7. ((-The empowered to promote the start of the process for the revocation of the mandate make founded written request and depending on the case it can be proposed: in the case of a delegate to the municipal assembly by: a) another delegate to the municipal Assembly, b) a twenty-five percent, less than the constituents for which was chosen.
((When is try of a delegate to the Assembly provincial, by: to) another delegate to the Assembly provincial, b) the twenty-five per cent, as minimum, of them delegates to the Assembly of the municipality by where was chosen.
In the case of a member of the National Assembly, by: a) the Council of State, b) another Member, e) twenty-five percent, less than the delegates to the Assembly of the municipality where he was elected.
In the case of the President or the Vice President of the municipal assembly or both at the same time, by: a) the President of the provincial Assembly, b) a delegate to the municipal Assembly.
((When is concerned of the President or the Vice President or of both at the same time of the Assembly provincial or of the municipality special island of the youth, by: to) the Council of State, b) a delegate to it own Assembly.
In the case of the President, Vice President or the Secretary of the National Assembly, by: a) the Council of State, a member of Parliament.
In the case of a member of the Council of State, by: a) the Council of State, b) a Deputy.
ARTICLE 8. -Founded brief referred to in this law, to request the beginning of a process of reversal is a document in which is recorded the place and date of its elaboration, the names, surnames and firm who or whom signed it, the name and surname of the contested, where the venue and the facts that make you interesting reversal.

When the application is promoted by not less of ' twenty-five percent minimum of the constituents, be dispatched, the particular and the name and surnames, address the number of the identification document.
 

Chapter II of the procedure for the revocation of the mandate of a delegate to the Assembly MUNICIPAL of power POPULAR section first to proposal of a delegate to the own Assembly article 9.-a delegate to the municipal Assembly pursuant to subsection a) of paragraph 1 of article 7 of this Act may request, by letter founded, directed to the President of 1 municipal Assembly, which starts the process for the revocation of the mandate of another delegate.

ARTICLE 10. (-When the beginning of the process of revocation is requested by a delegate to the municipal Assembly, the procedure is as follows: to) the President of the municipal Assembly for, within a period of ten days, starting to meet the request, informs the contested and appoints a Special Committee of ethics, composed of a minimum of three delegates, which gives an account of the application to start the process d revocation (, the special ethics committee hears the contested, who delivers him in writing his disclaimers within the period of ten calendar days from that is reported, by the President of the municipal Assembly, c) the special Ethics Commission investigates peculiarities made allegations, as well as the disclaimers of the contested within one period no greater than thirty calendar days from its appointment ((, d) the Special Committee on ethics, within the aforementioned period, presented to the President of the Assembly for a report containing the results of the actions referred to in the preceding subparagraphs, their considerations, conclusions and recommendations, e) if the contested delegate is in turn delegated to the provincial assembly is reported to the President, the relevant purposes ((, by the President of the municipal Assembly, f) if the contested delegate is also a Deputy to the National Assembly, the President of the municipal Assembly, to meet the challenge reports, for purposes relevant to the Council of State, through the President of the National Assembly, g) the President of the municipal Assembly in a session of this gives account of the request for the initiation of the process of revocation the proceedings carried out by the Special Commission of ethics and any that were the conclusions to the Commission arrives, debate the issue, you hear the contested if present and want to express themselves through ordinary vote decides if it begins the process of reversal as a delegate to the municipal assembly or not.

If is approves not have reasons enough for the reversal, exonerates to the contested, has the file of them performances and advises to who corresponds. Approved the start of the process of revocation is given the course by the procedure laid down in the following articles of this section.

ARTICLE 11. -If the City Council agrees to initiate the process for the revocation of a delegate, it is named a Commission of revocation composed of not less than five members, delegates to the Assembly, one of whom will preside over it.

This Commission comes to convene, organize and direct the briefings to the electors of the constituency and the process of reversal, which shall not exceed thirty calendar days from the agreement to begin the process. In such meetings is gives to know to them voters the application of revocation and them reasons in that is based, them allegations of the delegate contested, the designation of the Commission special of ethics and them conclusions to arrived. Is make them clarification that is request for them voters have with all them elements of judgment to decide.

In the own meeting announcing the schedule and the date of the vote, which will be within ten calendar days of completing the information to voters, so by secret vote is determined or not the revocation of the delegate.

ARTICLE 12. -The Commission's reversal has the relevant organisational measures, ensures the updating and publication of the register of electors, the preparation of ballots of revocation and other necessary documents; determines the number of schools, appoints all five members of each table, deliver the ballot boxes, fixed term, which shall be not less than six hours, and schedule ' to carry out the vote.

The process provided for in this article and in the former, the Commission's reversal calls supported by the mass organizations and social constituency.

ARTICLE 13. -The members of tables, completed the vote immediately made the scrutiny, which is public and once completed this, write the corresponding minutes which gives reading for knowledge of the present and is signed by the members of the tables.

The Commission's reversal, there is more than one polling station, performs the computation of votes with the help of the Presidents of the tables and raises record that is signed by the members of the Committee and the Chairmen.

ARTICLE 14. ((((-Proceedings, both indexes of the tables and the calculation carried out by the Commission's reversal, recorded the following individuals: a) number of the constituency and electors of the school or district, according to the case, b) place, date and time in which the vote was held and) number of electors who did vote, d) number of ballots received (as well as the unused and the returned by the voters, e) the votes for and against revocation, deposited blank ballots and the void.
ARTICLE 15. -The revocation of the mandate of a delegate to the Assembly municipal is approved by it most of them votes valid cast in the constituency by which was elected. The result of the vote is fixed on the outside of the schools and also informs from, to the mass organizations and social effects in the constituency, the contested, as well as the municipal Assembly in a next session.

ARTICLE 16. -Documentation of this process refers the Commission's reversal to the President of the municipal Assembly, which has its preservation and archive for the remainder of the term.

Article 17. - If the contested delegate to the municipal assembly is also delegated to the provincial assembly or member of Parliament, a time that it has the elements of the case, ' these are reported, as appropriate, to the provincial assembly or the Council of State, in the latter case through the President of the National Assembly, for their evaluation and decision. Upon receipt of the criterion of the organ that is relevant, if it is favorable to begin the process of reversal of the delegate or Deputy, the President of the municipal Assembly for informs that it discusses the case and decide by secret ballot. Is considered approved the revocation if in favor of she votes the most of those delegates present.

If the Council of State or the Assembly provincial considers that not comes the home of the process of reversal, reports to who corresponds.

(Section second to proposal of the twenty-five percent as minimum of them voters article 18.-the twenty-five percent, as minimum, of them voters of the constituency by which was elected the delegate under it established in the subsection b) of the paragraph 1 of the article 7 can request through written founded and them others requirements established in this law that is start the process of reversal of a delegate municipal.

Article 19. - Once submitted the letter to the President of the municipal Assembly, this means, within a period of ten calendar days, one or more verification commissions, as necessary, each composed of a minimum of three voters, which will certify the validity of the application as filed, within the time that set them.

Verification commissions check the signature, the address and examine the identity document for the purpose of prove the condition of neighbor and voter applicants and report the result to the President of the municipal Assembly.

ARTICLE 20. ((((((-The continuation of the process is carried out in accordance with the provisions of subparagraphs to), b), e), d), e)) and (f) article 10, as well as in article 16 of this law.

ARTICLE 21. -The municipal assembly is convened at the session and informed of the arguments put forward by voters, the contested disclaimers and criteria that arrived the special Ethics Commission.

Corresponds to the Assembly municipal approve by voting ordinary them elements of trial that will be informed to them voters ' of the constituency and that are the result of the proceedings practiced. Also designates the Commission of revocation, that leads to out the process in what le corresponds, of conformity with it established in the second and third paragraphs of the article 11 and in them articles 12, 13, 14, 15 and 17 of this law.

In all cases the beginning of the process of revocation is requested by not less than twenty-five percent of electors in the constituency, once completed the relevant procedures, such request is presented to voters so by secret vote to adopt the final decision.

 

Chapter III of the revocation of the mandate of a delegate to the Assembly of power POPULAR article 22.-the empowered, pursuant to paragraph 2 of article 7 of this law, may request by writing founded, directed to the President of the provincial Assembly, which starts the process of revocation of the mandate of a delegate to this Assembly.

Article 23.-the President of the Assembly provincial reports to the contested and appoints a Commission special of ethics in the term of ten days natural, integrated by not less than three delegates, to which will give has of it application for the home of the process of revocation.

(((The procedure continues in accordance with it established in them subsections b), c) and d) of the article 10 of the present law, in this case applicable, in it relevant, to it Assembly provincial and its President.

ARTICLE 24. -If the delegate to the provincial assembly is also a member of the National Assembly, the President of the provincial Assembly reports case, for the purposes relevant to the Council of State, through the President of the National Assembly.

ARTICLE 25. -The President of the provincial Assembly session convenes it and gives account of the request of the process of reversal and the proceedings carried out by the Special Commission of ethics, any that were the conclusions that this arrives, debate the issue, hear contested, if present and want to express themselves through ordinary vote decides whether he starts or not the process of reversal as a delegate to the provincial assembly.

If the agreement does not have sufficient grounds to apply to the municipal Assembly, the beginning of the process of reversal, it exonerates the contested, has the file of proceedings and reports to those concerned.

Approved the request for the initiation of the process of reversal, the President of the provincial assembly realizes the municipal Assembly of the arguments that have been presented, the proceedings and the decision.

Article 26. - The municipal assembly is convened at the session and informed by the Chairman of the agreement of the provincial Assembly, of performed actions, presented arguments, debate the matter, hears the question, if it is present and you want to express themselves, and submits to your consideration by secret ballot. The reversal is considered approved if the majority of the delegates present vote in favour of the proposal.

The result of the vote is also informed the provincial assembly.

ARTICLE 27. -If the contested delegate to the provincial assembly is also a member, once it has the elements of the case, these are you reported to the State Council through the President of the National Assembly so decide if start you the process of reversal as a member. Upon receipt of the criteria of the Court, if it is favorable to that given course to the process, the President of the municipal Assembly for informs that it discusses the case and decide by secret ballot. Is considered approved the revocation if in favor of she votes the most of those delegates present.


If the Council of State considered that not be the beginning of the process of reversal, reports to those concerned.

 

CHAPTER IV OF THE REVOCATION OF THE MANDATE OF A MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF THE POPULAR SECTION FIRST TO THE COUNCIL OF STATE'S PROPOSAL TO ARTICLE 28. (-The Council of State, in accordance with subsection a) of paragraph 3 of article 7 of this law, under the elements that possess may for processing, to the President of the municipal Assembly for the application for revocation of the mandate of a Deputy to the National Assembly.

ARTICLE 29. -A time received of the Council of State the information corresponding, the President of the Assembly municipal it summons to session and you exposes them elements contributed by that organ to request the revocation. The Assembly debated the issue, listen the contested disclaimers if it is present and you want to express themselves, and subject to approval by secret ballot. Is considered approved the reversal, if in favor of she votes the most of those delegates present. The result is reported to those concerned.

SECTION second proposal of another Deputy to the Assembly national or the twenty-five percent as minimum of delegates of the municipality for which was chosen article 30.-the empowered pursuant to subparagraphs b)) and (c) of paragraph 3 of article 7 of this law, may request in writing addressed to the President of the National Assembly, founded to start the process for the revocation of the mandate of a Deputy.

ARTICLE 31. -The President of the National Assembly in the case referred to in the preceding article appoints a Special Committee on ethics consisting of Deputies and reported the matter to the Council of State and the contested.

ARTICLE 32. -The Special Committee of ethics, within the term of thirty days, hears the contested, carries out the relevant investigations and, upon completion of the matter, produced a report that to the President of the National Assembly, who moved it to the State Council for assessment and decision.

If them conclusions of the Council of State are favorable to is start the process of reversal, is moved to the Assembly of the municipality by where was chosen the contested, to them effects of that debated the issue, hear to the contested, if is present and want to express is, and is submit to your consideration and decision it revocation by the vote secret. He is considered approved the revocation if the majority of the delegates present, vote in favour of it what is reported to those concerned.

If the Council of State considers that it does not come reversal communicates it to whom it deems relevant and archive performances.

 

Chapter V of the revocation of the mandate of the President and of the Vice-President of the Assembly MUNICIPAL of power POPULAR article 33.-the application for the initiation of the process for the revocation of the mandate of the President and the Vice President of the municipal Assembly, or both at the same time, is via founded writing, in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 4 of article 7 of this law ((, by: to) the President of the Assembly provincial, when is is of it reversal of the President, or of the President and of the Vice President simultaneously, it presents directly to the Assembly municipal, b) a delegate of it own Assembly municipal, directed to the President of such Assembly, in whose case forwards copy of its written to the President of the Assembly provincial.
ARTICLE 34. -When the beginning of the process of revocation is requested by the President of the provincial Assembly, the municipal Assembly for whom appropriate is called session and items and the conclusions that we have about the case are presented. Hear the opinions and criteria in this respect, as well as the contested delegates, if it is present and you want to express themselves, and is submitted to the Assembly by secret ballot. The revocation is approved if in favor of she vote the majority of the delegates present. The result is reported to those concerned.

If analysed at the same time the reversal of the President and the Vice President of the municipal Assembly, the President of the provincial Assembly session convenes the municipal Assembly and leads the discussion, if the revocation application is referred to the President, the Vice President of the municipal Assembly leads the debate.

ARTICLE 35. (-Requested the initiation of the process of reversal by a delegate to the municipal Assembly, proceed as follows: to) the municipal assembly is convened in session by whom it may concern and informed of the beginning of the process of revocation request, are offered the provided arguments, opinions are heard and is submitted the proposal for consideration by the delegates , what is made by voting ordinary and is approved if in favor of it is manifest it most of them delegates present.
If the application is approved, the City Council appoints a Special Committee composed ethics by not less than three delegates, b) UNSCOM ethics, within the period of ten calendar days, hear the contested, investigates the particularities of the case and above conclusions, which informs which will lead the discussions and through them to the President of the provincial assembly if this is not responsible for doing so (, e) once completed the designated procedures, is called the municipal assembly extraordinary session to discuss the matter.
The special Ethics Committee presents the report and its conclusions to the Assembly, the criteria of the delegates heard, is heard to the contested if it is present and you want to express themselves, and is subject to consideration the proposal by secret ballot. The revocation is approved if the majority of the delegates present vote in favour of it.

ARTICLE 36. -When in the municipal assembly are suspended temporarily or are revoked cargo President and Vice President at the same time, in the own session proceed to appoint one of its members by ordinary voting to temporarily assume the functions of President, until they are elected, pursuant to, which must deal with both responsibilities.

ARTICLE 37. -The municipal assembly can vote, ballot ordinary, if from the exposed elements and conclusions he arrived, it considered that it should begin, in addition, the process of reversal as a delegate to the municipal Assembly. If approved, is as set out in the first section of chapter II of this law for the revocation of delegates to the municipal assemblies.

ARTICLE 38. -If the contested is delegated to the Assembly provincial or Deputy are given to know the grounds for the proposal, as appropriate, to the President of the provincial assembly or the Council of State, in the latter case through the President of the National Assembly, and the criterion on if it should begin or not the process of reversal as provincial delegate or Deputy will be asked.

Consideration if it does not come the start of the repeal process is reported to those concerned.

If the criterion is that the reversal as a delegate to the Assembly process should start provincial or Deputy informs the corresponding municipal Assembly, which discusses the case and decide by secret ballot.

 

Chapter VI of the revocation of the mandate of the President and the Vice President of Provincial Assembly to POPULAR and of the municipality special island of LA JUVENTUD article 39.-the application for the initiation of the process for the revocation of the mandate of the President and Vice President, or both at the same time, the provincial Assembly and the special municipality island of the. Youth is carried out by founded letter, in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 5 of article 7 of this law, a proposal from: a) the Council of State, presenting it directly to the corresponding Assembly, b) a delegate to the Assembly, addressed to the President of the Assembly, in which case forwards copies of their written to the State Council through the President of the National Assembly.
ARTICLE 40. -When the beginning of the process is requested by the Council of State, the corresponding Assembly is convened at the session and the evidence and the conclusions to be arrived to request the revocation are presented. Then hear the opinions of the participants, the contested if present and want to express themselves, and is subject to consideration the proposal by secret ballot. The revocation is approved if in favor of she votes the most of them delegates present, what is reports to who corresponds.

If at the same time the reversal of the President and the Vice President, the Council of State appoints one of its members to convene the Assembly, address the process and driving the debate. If the application relates to the President, the Vice President leads it.

ARTICLE 41. (-Requested the initiation of the process of reversal by a delegate to the Assembly proceed as follows: to) the Assembly is convened by whom it may concern and informed of the request for the initiation of the process of reversal, are offered the provided arguments, opinions are heard and is subjected the proposal for its consideration, which is done by ordinary voting and approved if for it manifests itself the majority of the delegates present. If approved the start of the process of revoking the Assembly appoints a special ethics committee composed of not less than three delegates,

(b) Special Committee on ethics, within the period of fifteen calendar days, hear the contested, investigates the particularities of the case and up to conclusions, which informed previously that will lead the discussion and, through the President of the National Assembly, it gives it to inform the Council of State, from effects, before continuing the process (, c) a time completed the procedures designated is convened the Assembly to discuss the affair.
The special Ethics Committee presents the report and its conclusions, the criteria of the delegates heard, is heard to the contested if it is present and you want to express themselves, and is subject to consideration the proposal by secret ballot. The revocation is approved if in favor of she vote the majority of the delegates present.

ARTICLE 42. -When in the provincial assembly or the special municipality island of youth are suspended temporarily or are revoked cargo President and Vice President at the same time, in the own session proceed to appoint one of the members by ordinary voting so temporarily assume the functions of President until are elected, pursuant to which must deal with both responsibilities.

ARTICLE 43. -The Assembly provincial should pronunciares about if starts or not the revocation process as delegated to it, which is approved by voting ordinary if to please the majority of the delegates present is manifested. The result communicates to those it deems appropriate.

Of being approved, forwards them considerations to the Assembly municipal corresponding to proceed according to it established in the article 26 of this law.

ARTICLE 44. -If the contested is a member, the Council of State, under what possesses, offers its discretion with respect to whether to start or not e1 process revocation as such, which reports to the municipal assembly corresponding to in accordance with provisions of article 29 of this law.

If the consideration of the Council of State outside that not comes the home of the process of reversal, reports to who corresponds.

ARTICLE 45. -In the case of the special municipality of the Isle of youth, given that it affects their delegate status, follows, in accordance with article 37 of this law.

CHAPTER VII THE REVOCATION OF THE MANDATE OF THE PRESIDENT, THE VICE PRESIDENT AND THE SECRETARY OF THE ASSEMBLY OF POPULAR POWER NATIONAL ARTICLE. 48 - the request for the initiation of the process for the revocation of the mandate of the President, the Vice President and the Secretary of the National Assembly is performed by writing founded, pursuant to paragraphs a) and b) of paragraph 6 of article 7 of this law, a proposal from: to) the Council of State, presenting it to the National Assembly (, b) a Deputy, that it goes to the Council of State.
ARTICLE 47. -When the revocation is promoted by the Council of State, one of its members provides information pertaining to the National Assembly.

ARTICLE 48. -In case that the contested were the President, the Vice President leads the debate and be both at the same time, the Council of State appoints one of its members so you drive it.

ARTICLE 49. «-After offer the information corresponding is granted the word to them members that wish to intervene in relation to the proposed and is hears to the contested if» is present and want to express is. At the conclusion of the debate the request for revocation is subject to secret ballot and is approved if the majority of the members present vote in favour of it.

ARTICLE 50. -The National Assembly must express, voting ordinary, if it is considered to start the process of reversal as a member, for which purpose realizes, through the Council of State, the corresponding municipal Assembly.

ARTICLE 51. -When the revocation is promotes to request of a Deputy, the Council of State,' after evaluate the request, of estimate it, has them research relevant. If you believe should be the beginning of the process of reversal in a session of the National Assembly discussed case.

Consideration if it does not come the start of the repeal process is reported to those concerned.

 

((Chapter VIII of the revocation of the mandate of a member of the Council of State article 52.-it request for the home of the process of revocation of the mandate of a member of the Council of State is performed, by written founded, of conformity with it established in them interjections to) and b) of the paragraph 7 of the article 7 of this law, to proposed of ((: a) the Council of State, presenting it to the National Assembly, b) a Deputy, who directs it to the Council of State.
ARTICLE 53. -The Council of State, by agreement, may propose to the National Assembly, in accordance with the provisions of the present law, the application for revocation of the mandate of any of its members.

ARTICLE 54. -The request for revocation referred to in the preceding article is transacted, on, in accordance with the provisions of articles 47, 49 and 50 of this law.

Article 55. - A member may propose, in accordance with the provisions of this Act, the beginning of the process for the revocation of the mandate of a member of the Council of State, through the President of the National Assembly of the power Popular, he moved it to the President of the Council of State.

ARTICLE 56. -The Council of State, after get them information and arrive to them conclusions relevant, if appropriate give you course to the application. He moved it to the National Assembly for further processing in accordance with the provisions of articles 49 and 50 of this law. Consider should not be reported, to those concerned, the decision.

 

Special provisions first: In the case that the contested does not attend the session of the Assembly which decided the revocation of his mandate or the temporary suspension of their functions, shall be informed as appropriate.

Second: If the contested during the revocation process, presents his resignation, the competent organ, to consider its relevance, can accept it and, where appropriate, have the conclusion of the process with the final file of documentation in the phase in which is.

Third: When it is not approved the revocation in any of the cases referred to in this law, you may not start a new process of reversal, but under other acts that creating some of the causes identified and which were not present in the previous process.

Fourth: When for duly justified reasons may not complete the terms established by the present law, extension, may be granted only once, which shall not exceed the time originally planned.

Those authorized to grant extensions, in cases that apply, are: a) the Presidents of the provincial assemblies, in terms of delegates elected to this Assembly, as well as the delegates, Presidents and Vice Presidents of municipal assemblies, b) the President of the National Assembly members, Presidents and Vice Presidents of the provincial assemblies and the special municipality of the Isle of youth.
 

UNIQUE disposal: Are they repealed many laws and regulatory provisions are opposed to compliance with provisions of this law, which will begin to run upon the date of its publication in the Official Gazette of the Republic.

 

GIVEN in the Chamber of the National Assembly of the Popular power, Palace of conventions, Havana, 14 September 1999.