Ratify The Rome Statute Of The International Criminal Court.

Original Language Title: RATIFÍCASE EL ESTATUTO DE ROMA DE LA CORTE PENAL INTERNACIONAL.

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LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY-REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR

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DECREE NO 197

THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR,

CONSIDERING:

I.-That on July 17, 1998, was adopted in Rome, Italy, the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.

II.-Which in June 2010, were adopted in Kampala, Uganda, the Amendments to the Rome Statute: 1) To Art. 8 and 2) Those relating to the Crime of Aggression.

III.-That the Instruments referred to in the foregoing Considerations have been approved by Executive Agreement N ° 713/2014 of 19 May 2014,

and subject to consideration of this Legislative Assembly for its ratification.

IV.-That the ratification of the Rome Statute and its Amendments is consistent with the

international commitments made by the country at the multilateral and regional level, especially the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations, the Convention for the Prevention and the Healing of the Crime of Genocide of December 9, 1948, and the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and its Protocols

Additional, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the International Covenant on Economic Rights, Social and Cultural and the American Convention on Human Rights, among others.

V.-That the ratification of the Statute affirms the will of the country with respect to the most serious crimes of transcendence for the international community in its

as a whole, they must not go unpunished and the guilty must be effectively subjected to the

VI.-That said Statute and its Amendments do not contain any provisions contrary to the Constitution, being ratified.

BY TANTO,

in the use of power established in Art. 131, Ordinary 7th of the Constitution in relation to

the Art. 168, Ordinary 4th of it, and at the initiative of the then President of the Republic, period 2009-2014, Carlos Mauricio Funes Cartagena through the Minister of Foreign Relations.

DECRETA:

Art. 1.-The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court,

Rome, Italy, on 17 July 1998, which consists of a preamble and 128 articles and amendments to the Statute of Rome: 1), is ratified in all its parts: concerning the Crime of Aggression; adopted in Kampala, Uganda in June 2010; approved in all its parts by the Executive Body, by Agreement N ° 713/2014 of 19 May 2014.

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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 the twenty-six days of the month of November 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 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.

CASA PRESIDENTIAL: San Salvador, at the fifteenth day of December of the year two thousand fifteen.

PUBESQUIESE,

Salvador Sánchez Cerén,

President of the Republic.

Hugo Roger Martínez Bonilla,

Minister of Foreign Relations.

D. O. N ° 236 Took N ° 409 Date: December 22, 2015

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