The Art Reformed. 131, Health Code.

Original Language Title: REFÓRMASE EL ART. 131, DEL CÓDIGO DE SALUD.

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DECREE No. 317 THE LEGISLATURE OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR, CONSIDERING
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I.- under the Constitution of the Republic Article 65 health inhabitants is a public good and it is the duty of the state and people conservation and restoration, in addition to the State shall determine the national health policy.
II.- by Legislative Decree No. 955 dated March 28, 1988 and published in OJ No. 86 Tomo 299, the Health Code was issued in order to implement constitutional principles relating to public health and welfare of the inhabitants of the Republic.
III.- That Article 131 of that body of law establishes the list of notifiable diseases and must have elapsed from the date veintiochos years after the entry into force of that law, and because of the constant evolution of diseases, as in the case of vector-borne as Chikunkunya and Zika, we need to amend Article 131 of the Code of Health.
THEREFORE,
in exercise of its powers and initiative of Deputies and Deputy Francisco Guillermo Mata Bennett, Zoila Beatriz Quijada Solís, Maria Elizabeth Gomez and Ana Victoria Mendoza Perla Zacharias.
DECREES the following:

CODE REFORM HEALTH Art. 1. Incorpóranse to the list set out in Article 131, the following:..
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Chikunkunya Zika virus"
Article 2. This Decree shall enter into force eight days after its publication in the Official Journal
GIVEN IN tHE BLUE ROOM oF tHE LEGISLATIVE PALACE. San Salvador, April 1 of the year two thousand and sixteen


2 LORENA GUADALUPE MENDOZA PEÑA, PRESIDENT GUILLERMO ANTONIO
.. GALLEGOS NAVARRETE Ana Vilma Albanez de Escobar, FIRST VICE. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT.
ORANTES SERAFIN JOSE RODRIGUEZ, NORMAN NOEL GONZALEZ Quijano, THIRD VICE. FOURTH VICE.
SANTIAGO FLORES ALFARO, FIFTH VICE.
GUILLERMO FRANCISCO MATA BENNETT, DAVID ERNESTO MOLINA REYES, First Secretary. Second Secretary.
TENORIO MARIO ALBERTO GUERRERO, REYNALDO ANTONIO LOPEZ Cardoza Third Secretary. FOURTH SECRETARY.
JACKELINE AVALOS NOEMI RIVERA, JORGE ALBERTO ESCOBAR BERNAL, QUINTA SECRETARY. SIXTH SECRETARY .
ABILIO Orestes MENJIVAR RODRIGUEZ, JOSE FRANCISCO LOPEZ MERINO, seventh Secretary. EIGHTH SECRETARY.
PRESIDENTIAL HOUSE: San Salvador, on the thirteenth day of April in the year two thousand and sixteen.
Published, Salvador Sanchez Ceren,
President of the Republic.
Elvia Violeta Menjivar Escalante, Minister of Health.
OJ No. 68 Volume No. 411 Date: April 14, 2016 FN
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