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1 Decree N ° 257 the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of EL SALVADOR, considering: (I).-in accordance with the provisions of article 3 of the Constitution, all persons are equal before the law, for the enjoyment of civil rights may not be restrictions based on differences.
II.-that the Arts. 32 and 36 of the Constitution, establishing that the family is the fundamental basis of society and shall have the protection of the State, who shall adopt the necessary legislation and create agencies and appropriate services for its integration, well-being and social, cultural and economic development.
III. that by means of Legislative Decree N ° 335, dated 14 March of 2013, published in the official journal N ° 71, Tome N ° 399, 19 April of the same year, was reformed Art. 9 of the Act of making, holiday and license for public employees, granting paternity leave to all public employees.
IV.-that operating personnel of the National Civil Police, does not apply law making, holiday and leave public employees, since they are governed by the law of the police career; therefore does not apply to leave enjoy paternity leave and it is humanitarian and equal inclusion in the enjoyment of rights, because this helps to bring the family and strengthen the family unit.
V for the above reasons, it becomes necessary to reform the police career law, establishing a license for three days, in the case of birth or adoption, in favor of the father.
Therefore, use of his constitutional powers and at the initiative of the deputies Rodolfo Antonio Parker Soto and martyr Arnoldo Marin Villanueva, and with the support of the members José Antonio Almendáriz Rivas, Reynaldo Antonio López Cardoza, Mario Antonio Ponce López, Rosa Armida Barrera, José Alfredo voyeur Ruiz, Norman Noel Quijano González, Ana Vilma Albanez de Escoba, Rene Alfredo Portillo block , Ana María Margarita Escobar López, Ernesto Luis Muyshondt García Prieto, John Tennant Wright Sol, Marta Evelyn Batres Araujo, Patricia Elena Valdivieso Gallardo, Mauricio Ernesto Vargas Valdez, Mario Marroquin Mejia, Carmen Elena Calderón Sol of Escalon, José Javier Palomo Nieto, José Edgar Escolán Batarse, Lucia del Carmen Ayala de León, Rodrigo Avila Avilés, Juan Alberto Valiente Alvarez, Ricardo Andrés Velásquez Parker , Manuel Orlando Cabrera Candray, Mauricio Roberto Linares Ramirez, Jorge Alberto Escobar Bernal, Bonner Francisco Jiménez Belloso, Valentin Aristides Corpeño, Julio César Fabian Perez, Alberto Armando Romero Rodríguez, Vilma Carolina Rodriguez Dávila, Ricardo Ernesto Godoy Peñate, Vicente Hernández Gómez, Eugenio Donato Vaquerano Rivas, Carlos Armando Reyes Ramos, Rolando Alvarenga Argueta, Francisco José Rivera Chacon, Marcos Francisco Salazar Umaña, Lisseth Arely Palma Figueroa and Ana Maria Gertrudis Ortiz Lemus.
2 DECREES, as follows: to the law of the career police reform.
Article 1.-Add a subparagraph to article 103, in the following manner: "shall be granted leave for three days with pay, police personnel in case of paternity leave for birth or adoption, to be granted to their choice from the day of birth, either continuous or distributed within fifteen days from the date of the birth. For adoptive parents, the period shall run from the date when it is firm the respective judgment of adoption. The enjoyment of this license must be submitted certification starting from birth or the judgment of adoption, as the case may be."
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, twenty-eight days of the month of January of the year two thousand and sixteen.
LORRAINE GUADALUPE PENA MENDOZA, PRESIDENT.
GUILLERMO ANTONIO GALLEGOS NAVARRETE, ANA VILMA ALBANEZ DE ESCOBAR, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT.
JOSE SERAFIN RODRIGUEZ ORANTES, NORMAN NOEL QUIJANO GONZÁLEZ, THIRD VICE-PRESIDENT. FOURTH VICE PRESIDENT.
SANTIAGO FLORES ALFARO, FIFTH VICE PRESIDENT.
WILLIAM FRANCISCO MATA BENNETT, DAVID ERNESTO REYES MOLINA, FIRST SECRETARY. SECOND SECRETARY.
MARIO ALBERTO TENORIO GUERRERO, REYNALDO ANTONIO LOPEZ CARDOZA, THIRD SECRETARY. FOURTH SECRETARY.
JACKELINE NOEMI RIVERA AVALOS, JORGE ALBERTO ESCOBAR BERNAL, FIFTH SECRETARY. SIXTH SECRETARY.
ABILIO ORESTES RODRIGUEZ MENJIVAR, JOSE FRANCISCO MERINO LÓPEZ, SEVENTH SECRETARY. EIGHTH SECRETARY.
Presidential House: San Salvador, on the tenth day of the month of February two thousand and sixteen year.
PUBLISHED, 3 Salvador Sanchez Ceren, President of the Republic.
Mauricio Ernesto Ramirez Landaverde, Minister of Justice and security issues.
D. O. N ° 29-volume N ° 410 date: February 11, 2016 GM / ada legislative index 08/03/2016
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