Land Law Reformed, Transit Transport And Road Safety.

Original Language Title: REFÓRMASE LA LEY DE TRANSPORTE TERRESTRE, TRÁNSITO Y SEGURIDAD VIAL.

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LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY-REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR

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DECREE NO 293

THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR,

CONSIDERING:

I.-That by Legislative Decree No. 477 dated October 19, 1995, published in Official Journal No. 212, Volume No. 329 of November 16 of that

same year, the Land Transportation, Transit and Road Safety.

II.-That by Legislative Decree No 1188, dated March 5, 2003,

published in Official Journal No 49, Volume N ° 358; of the 13th of the same month and year, reforms were passed to the said normative body, with the object of expressly establishing the infractions, the sanctioning procedure to follow for their

taxation and corresponding resources.

III.-That at present, a whole series of behaviors have been identified that

constitute factors that aggravate the complicated traffic situation at the national level, especially in the San Salvador metropolitan area, due to the extreme concentration of vehicles in the area.

IV.-That the different Directorates-General of the Vice-Ministry of Transport, in the face of the traffic problems in the area concerned, have issued certain resolutions by which the circulation of a certain type of

is restricted

automotive vehicles, such as those engaged in freight transport.

V.-That the failure to comply with the relevant resolutions by the

drivers of transport in general is not regulated or typified as In the case of traffic offences, the majority of drivers are not in favour of such decisions.

VI.-That by virtue of the above, it becomes necessary to reform the Law before alluded, raising to the category of traffic infraction, the fact of disobeying the

resolutions that emit any of the transit authorities

FOR TANTO,

in use of its Constitutional powers and at the initiative of the Deputies: Santiago Flores Alfaro, Norma Fidelia Guevara de Ramírios, Sonia Margarita Rodríguez Siguenza, Rosa Alma Cruz Marinero, Jaime

Orlando Sandoval, Dina Yamileth Argueta Avelar, Roger Alberto Blandino Nerio, Rolando Mata Fuentes, Crissia Suhan Chavez Garcia and Zoila Beatriz Quijada Solis.

DECREES THE FOLLOWING:

REFORMS TO THE LAW ON LAND TRANSPORT, TRANSIT AND ROAD SAFETY

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Art. 1.-Reform Art. 117 in the sense of incorporating a 74-A violation like this:

N ° VERY GRAVE VALUE COLON VALUE DOLLAR

74-A Circular in places and times not allowed by means of resolution issued by the Directorates General of

Transportation, Transportation, or Transportation Vice-Ministry of Transportation.

500.00 $57.14

Art. 2.-Reform of Art. 119-I, in order to add the infringement 29 to the table of fines of Transport of Cargo for infractions, thus:

N ° VERY GRAVE VALUE COLON VALUE DOLLAR

29 Circular in places and times not allowed by means of Resolution issued by the General Directorates of

Transit, Transport or Transport of Transport of the Vice-Ministry of Transport.

500.00 $57.14

Art. 3.-Reform the tenth second indent of Art. 118, in the sense of adding to it the letter f, as follows:

" f) Reoffending in the commission of the regulated infraction in the N ° 74-A of article 117, or in the

commission of the regulated infraction in the Article 119-I, which must be understood as such, the fact that the same vehicle has been identified circulating in the restricted areas for more than one occasion, regardless of whether the sanctions are

impose on different drivers. "

Art. 4.-This Decree shall enter into force eight days after its publication in the Official Journal

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GIVEN IN THE BLUE HALL OF THE LEGISLATIVE PALACE: San Salvador, at the three days of the month of

March of the year two thousand sixteen.

LORENA GUADALUPE PEÑA MENDOZA,

PRESIDENT.

GUILLERMO ANTONIO GALLEGOS NAVARRETE, ANA VILMA ALMASEZ DE ESCOBAR,

FIRST VICE PRESIDENT. SECOND VICE-PRESIDENT.

JOSÉ SERAFIN ORANTES RODRÍGUEZ, NORMAN NOEL QUIJANO GONZÁLEZ, THIRD VICE-PRESIDENT. FOURTH VICE-PRESIDENT.

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SANTIAGO FLORES ALFARO,

FIFTH VICE PRESIDENT.

GUILLERMO FRANCISCO MATA BENNETT, DAVID ERNESTO REYES MOLINA, FIRST SECRETARY. SECOND SECRETARY.

MARIO ALBERTO TENORIO GUERRERO, REYNALDO ANTONIO LÓPEZ CARDOZA, THIRD SECRETARY. FOURTH SECRETARY.

JACKELINE NOEMI RIVERA AVALOS, JORGE ALBERTO ESCOBAR BERNAL,

FIFTH SECRETARY. SIXTH SECRETARY.

ABILIO ORESTES RODRÍGUEZ MENJÍVAR, JOSÉ FRANCISCO MERINO LÓPEZ, SEVENTH SECRETARY. EIGHTH SECRETARY.

CASA PRESIDENTIAL: San Salvador, at the sixteen days of March of the year two thousand sixteen.

PUBESCOSE,

Salvador Sánchez Cerén, President of the Republic.

Gerson Martínez, Minister of Public Works, Transport

and Housing and Urban Development.

D. O. N ° 54 Tomo N ° 410

Date: 17 March 2016

JQ/fc 15 -04-2016

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