Law Of The National Prize Of Youth.

Original Language Title: LEY DEL PREMIO NACIONAL DE JUVENTUD.

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DECREE NO 213

THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR, CONSIDERING: I.-That Art. 1 of the Constitution recognizes as a person every human being

from the moment of conception. It also recognizes the human person as the origin and the end of the activity of the State.

II.-THAT BY DECREE LEGISLATIVE N ° 910 OF DATE 17 OF

NOVEMBER OF THE YEAR 2011, PUBLISHED IN THE OFFICIAL JOURNAL N ° 24, TOOK N ° 394 OF DATE 6 IN FEBRUARY 2012, THE GENERAL YOUTH LAW WAS ISSUED, WHICH MANDATES THE NATIONAL YOUTH INSTITUTE, INJUVE, TO IMPLEMENT A NATIONAL YOUTH POLICY AND SECTORAL POLICIES, IN THE INTERESTS OF THE INTEGRAL DEVELOPMENT OF THIS POPULATION AND OF THE GUARANTEE OF THE FULL EXERCISE OF THEIR RIGHTS. (1)

III.-That youth is resourceful, creative, innovative, participative and enthusiastic,

and it is necessary for the State to recognize its potentialities, and to channel them into positive actions, examples for society.

IV. The Salvadoran youth demands greater participation from the State in

propositive actions aimed at recognizing and stimulating their capacities, and visibilizing all the potential that this population can develop in the field of culture, education, sport, science and technology, among other activities of youth ingenuity.

V.-That in order to make a recognition of youth talent and ingenuity effective, it is

necessary to create the National Youth Award, so that this population can have a tangible recognition of their effort and proposals.

BY TANTO,

in use of its Constitutional powers and at the initiative of the deputies and the deputies: Norma Cristina Cornejo Amaya, Estela Yanet Hernández Rodríguez, Jaime Orlando Sandoval, Dina Yamileth Argueta Avelar, Iris Marisol Guerra Henriquez, Samuel de Jesús López Hernández, Carlos Alberto Palma Zaldana, Idalia Patricia Zepeda Azahar. DECRETA the following: NATIONAL YOUTH AWARD LAW

Art. 1.- Create the "National Youth Award", as a recognition of the talent and creativity of the young population, that the State of El Salvador through the National Institute of

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Youth, which will henceforth be called INJUVE, will award annually. Art. 2.- The INJUVE and the National Council of the Young Person, hereinafter referred to as

CONAPEJ, will formulate the bases of the public contest and make them known through a national circulation newspaper, as well as in different media Six months before the award, which will be effective during the month of August each year, in the framework of the celebration of the International Youth Day.

Art. 3.- In the public contest, youth organizations may participate with or without legal status; as well as natural persons.

Art. 4.- The requirements for registering as a natural person will be as follows:

1. Be Salvadoran or Salvadoran by birth;

2. Be between 15 and 29 years of age;

3. Fill in participation form;

4. To deliver photocopy of the Single Identity Document (DUI) or certificate of the Birth Party, in case of minor age; and,

5. Deliver life sheet with recent photography, in digital or physical format.

Art. 5.- The requirements for enrolling as a youth organization are as follows:

1. Be a youth organization with work anywhere in the national territory, that

performs projects and programs in which the population benefits;

2. Fill in the form of participation where a person referring to the organization is appointed;

3. Deliver Single Identity Document (DUI) photocopy or certification of the

Birth Item, in case of minor age, of the referent the organization has named; and,

4. DELIVER THE ORGANIZATION ' S LIFE SHEET, WHERE THE WORK IS EXPRESSED

AND ITS TRAJECTORY IN THE CATEGORY IN WHICH IT WILL PARTICIPATE. (1)

5. REPEALED (1)

Art. 6.- Interested parties, when applying for registration, will indicate in the form the category in which they wish to participate, the following being:

a) Award for Social Work; b) Innovation, Science and Technology Award;

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c) Award for National Talent; and, d) Award for Entrepreneur Wits. Art. 7.- The category of "Social Labor Award" may apply to youth organizations or

natural persons proposed by themselves, who have merit in carrying out work for the benefit of society, be these territorial actions or sectorial; may be related to activities of promotion to citizen participation, education, comprehensive health, recreation and sport, cultural development, security or prevention of violence, environmental sustainability, social inclusion, as well as any other that is considered as a contribution to human development, within the framework of the promotion and defense of the rights of the population.

Art. 8.- The category of "Innovation, Science or Technology Award" may apply to youth organisations or natural persons proposed by themselves, which have merit in the development of projects implemented or not, which relate to innovative ideas that contribute to national educational development, as well as scientific or technological projects.

Art. 9.- The category of "National Talent Award" may apply to youth organizations or natural persons proposed by themselves, who have merit in their artistic, athletic, academic or any other circumstances than within The youth talent stands out for his contribution and work.

Art. 10.- To the category of APremio to the Entrepreneurial Ingenuity, you will be able to apply youth organizations or natural persons proposed by themselves, who have entrepreneurial leadership skills in different economic branches, which must be translated into ability to create and develop viable and sustainable production units. Implementation of business initiatives and innovation. Strengthening productive units with impact on the economic and social aspect of the community. Development, dissemination and promotion of an entrepreneurial culture.

Art. 11.- The form of participation that the INJUVE and the CONAPEJ will develop, will contain the information necessary for the registration of the natural person or the youth organization, according to the mechanisms raised in this Law.

Art. 12.- The youth organization or the natural person proposed by itself, must annex to the form the necessary material to support its registration, according to the creativity and disposition of the contestants, with the objective of checking under any support; be this documentary, physical, photographic or audiovisual, which have sufficient merit to be creditors of the National Youth Award, in any of its categories.

Art. 13.- The National Youth Institute will have to form an evaluator and qualifier jury in coordination with the other institutions of the State that are part of its board of directors, Universidad de El Salvador and a representative of the private universities. The jury will be formed by a number of five people, taking into account for their training the experience, knowledge, and credibility of their members.

Art. 14.- The jury after making the relevant assessments according to the contest bases established by INJUVE and CONAPEJ, will define, among the set of participants, a total of

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four winners, one for each category, be these natural persons or youth organizations; and each will be awarded the National Youth Award.

Art. 15.- The National Youth Award will materialize with the delivery of a parchment of recognition to the winner of each category, plus sixteen current minimum wages of the trade and service sector, amount determined annually in the Law of State General Budget.

The INJUVE shall ensure the effective delivery of the awards to the winners of the contest, and record the data in its archives.

Art. 16.- The natural person or youth organization that has been the winner of a National Youth Award, will not be able to participate again in the same category for three years.

Art. 17.- The Regulation of this Law will regulate the procedures to which the designation of the awarded persons should be subject and the formulation of the basis of the contest, prior to the award of the prize.

Art. 18.- The President of the Republic shall have a period of ninety days from the date of this Law to issue the respective Regulations.

Art. 19.- This Decree will enter into force eight days after its publication in the Official Journal.

GIVEN IN THE BLUE HALL OF THE LEGISLATIVE PALACE: San Salvador, ten days of the month of December of the year two thousand fifteen. 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 LOPEZ CARDOZA,

THIRD SECRETARY. FOURTH SECRETARY. JACKELINE NOEMI RIVERA AVALOS, JORGE ALBERTO ESCOBAR BERNAL,

FIFTH SECRETARY. SIXTH SECRETARY.

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ABILIO ORESTES RODRÍGUEZ MENJÍVAR, JOSÉ FRANCISCO MERINO LÓPEZ,

SEVENTH SECRETARY. EIGHTH SECRETARY. CASA PRESIDENTIAL: San Salvador, six days of the month of January of the year two thousand sixteen.

PUBESQUIESE,

Salvador Sánchez Cerén, President of the Republic.

Ramón Aristides Valencia Arana, Minister of Government and Development Territorial. D. O. N ° 4 Took N ° 410 Date: 7 January 2016 FN/geg 10-02-2016

REFORM: (1) D. L. Nº 336, APRIL 14, 2016,

D. O. Nº 78, T. 411, APRIL 28, 2016.

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