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1 Decree N ° 240, the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of EL SALVADOR: I.-that the article 131, Ordinal 26 of the Constitution, States that it is Faculty of the legislature, grant pardons, prior favourable report from the Supreme Court of Justice.
II. that by Legislative Decree N ° 436, dated 15 October 1998, published in the official journal N ° 206, Tome N ° 341, 5 November of the same year, was issued the special grace of obscure law.
III.-that the legislature received request for clemency in favour of the inmate Brian Obed Ávalos Méndez, who was sentenced by judge's ruling Ahuachapán, November 17 the year 2014, to serve a sentence of six years in prison for the crime of possession and ownership, defined and sanctioned in article 34, third paragraph of law regulating the activities relating to drugs , to the detriment of public health.
IV.-that the application in question complies with the requirements established in the special law on Petitions of grace, which also called for the report to the Supreme Court of Justice, which was received dated 18 December 2015; in it, court values, among other aspects, the fact that the internal Brian Obed Ávalos Méndez, is able to be reintegrated into society and their behavior during the time he has spent in prison, shows his interest in attaining its self-improvement, due to its particular conditions, since it refers to having obtained Industrial School and intends to continue with higher education when out of prison; In addition, does not appear registration of disciplinary misconduct or administrative sanctions; It has family support, comes from an integrated home and has no criminal history, or it has been evaluated as a dangerous person to live in society.
V-that by them arguments before designated, the maximum Court of Justice estimated from that the internal Brian Obed Avalos Mendez, receive the grace of pardon of the penalty of six years, by the crime of possession and tenure, typified and sanctioned in the article 34, subsection third of it law regulatory of them activities relating to them drugs, in prejudice of the health public sentenced by the judge's sentence of Ahuachapán, November 17 the year 2014.
Therefore, use of his constitutional powers.
2 DECREES: Article 1.-pardon in favor of inmate Brian Obed Ávalos Méndez, based on the favorable report issued by the Supreme Court of Justice, of December 17, 2015, of the penalty of six years in prison for the crime of possession and possession, offence and sanctioned in article 34, paragraph third of law regulating the activities relating to drugs , to the detriment of public health, who was sentenced by the judge's sentence of Ahuachapán, November 17 the year 2014.
Granted clemency includes the restoration of political rights enshrined in the Constitution.
Article 2.-inform the Supreme Court of Justice that has been granted clemency to inmate Brian Obed Ávalos Méndez, so that compliance with the provisions of article 27 of the Special Act of grace Petitions give.
Article 3.-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, seven 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.
3. presidential House: San Salvador, twenty-eight days of the month of January of the year two thousand and sixteen.
PUBLISHED, Salvador Sanchez Ceren, President of the Republic.
Mauricio Ernesto Ramirez Landaverde, Minister of Justice and public security.
D. O. N ° 21 volume N ° 410 date: February 1, 2016 SP/fc 29-02-2016 legislative index
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