Reforming The Special Law Against Acts Of Terrorism.

Original Language Title: REFÓRMASE LA LEY ESPECIAL CONTRA ACTOS DE TERRORISMO.

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LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY-REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR

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DECREE N ° 348

THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR,

CONSIDERING:

I.-That Art. 1 of the Constitution recognizes the human person as the origin and the end of state activity and it is their duty to assure the inhabitants

the enjoyment of freedom, legal certainty and good common.

II.-Which dated August 24, 2015, was declared in unanimous judgment by

The Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice, which are called "Terrorist Groups" the gangs or gangs whatever their name or criminal organization that seeks to take the exercise of the

powers belonging to the State's sovereignty; frightening and putting at serious risk or systematically and indiscriminately affecting the fundamental rights of the population or part of the population.

III. 108, dated 21 September 2006,

, published in Official Journal No 193, Volume 17 of 17 September 2006. October of the same year, the SPECIAL LAW AGAINST ACTS OF TERRORISM was issued, with

the object of preventing, investigating, sanctioning and eradicating the crimes described in the Law; as well as all its manifestations, including its financing and related activities, which are evidenced by the intention to provoke states

of alarm, among others.

IV.-That for the reasons set forth above, it becomes necessary to issue the reforms

legal pertinent to the Special Law Against Acts of Terrorism, in order to harmonize this normative body with the Resolution of the Chamber of Constitutional for a better typicity of the crime and applicability of the Law by the authorities

corresponding.

FOR TANTO,

in use of its Constitutional powers and at the initiative of the Deputies José Antonio Almendariz Rivas, Guillermo Antonio Gallegos Navarrete, Misael Mejia Mejia, Norman Noel Quijano González, Rodrigo

Avila Avilés, Roger Alberto Blandino Nerio, Ana Vilma Albanez de Escobar, Juan Pablo Herrera Rivas, Reynaldo Antonio Lopez Cardoza, Jose Nohe Reyes Granados, Jose Francisco Merino Lopez, Santiago Flores Alfaro, Carlos Mario Zambrano Campos and Blanca Rosa Vides.

DECRETA, the following:

REFORM OF THE SPECIAL ACT AGAINST ACTS OF TERRORISM

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Art. 1.-Reform the literal m) of Art. 4, as follows:

" m) Terrorist organizations: They are those groupings with a certain structure from which links are born to some extent stable or permanent, with hierarchy and discipline and with means They seek the use of violent or inhuman methods with

the express purpose of instilling terror, insecurity, alarm, arrogate the exercise of powers belonging to the sovereignty of the States or to systematically affect the fundamental rights of the population or part thereof, of one or more countries.

effects of this Law, shall be considered as such those declared by the competent authority of the country and framed in the listings of the United Nations, Organizations

International of which El Salvador is a party, as well as those established by Bilateral Agreements. "

Art. 2.-This Decree shall enter into force eight days after its publication in the Official Journal.

GIVEN IN THE BLUE HALL OF THE LEGISLATIVE PALACE: San Salvador, at twenty-one day of the month of April of 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.

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.

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PRESIDENTIAL HOUSE: San Salvador, at the twenty-nine days of the month of April of the year two thousand Sixteen.

PUBESQUIESE,

Salvador Sánchez Cerén, President of the Republic.

Mauricio Ernesto Ramírez Landaverde, Minister of Justice and Public Security.

D. O. N ° 81 Took N ° 411 Date: 3 May 2016

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