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1 Decree N ° 178 it Assembly Legislative of the Republic of EL SALVADOR, whereas: I.-that by Decree legislative N ° 680, of date 20 of October of 1993, published in the daily official N ° 6, take N ° 322 of the 10 of January of 1994, is issued the law of luggage of travelers from of the outside.
II. Article 4 of the aforementioned law, establishing that the traveler can enter goods exempt of taxes, which total customs value does not exceed the equivalent of a billion dollars from the United States of AMERICA ($1,000.00).
III.-that at the time of Christmas and new year, return to our country many compatriots living abroad, with the purpose of sharing with their families those festivities, used that leverage to bring gifts, household equipment of family use and other various items.
IV.-that these Salvadorans have migrated in search of work, with which our country has been favoured by the entry of currencies from the family remittances that constitute one of the major headings for the uptake of such currency.
V is coming to reward them in part their contribution to the economy of the country, allowing them to introduce charges free luggage for an amount superior to provisions of the Act for a limited time.
Therefore, in use of its powers constitutional and to initiative of the Deputy Francisco Zablah.
DECREES: Article 1.-changed temporarily from the entry into force of this Decree, and until January 31 of the year 2016, the Art. 4 of the law of luggage travellers from the outside, as well: "article 4.-the traveller can also enter with exemption from the payment of rights and taxes, new goods whose total customs value does not exceed the equivalent to one thousand five hundred dollars of the United States of AMERICA ($1,500.00)."
Article 2.-this Decree shall enter into force from 1 December of the year 2015, following publication in the official journal.
GIVEN in the blue room of the Legislative Palace: San Salvador, to the twelve days of the month November two thousand and fifteen year.
2 GUADALUPE LORENA PEÑA 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 LÓPEZ 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, 24 days of the month of November in the year two thousand and fifteen.
PUBLISHED, Salvador Sanchez Ceren, President of the Republic.
Juan Ramon Carlos Enrique Caceres Chavez, Minister of finance.
D. O. N ° 216 volume N ° 409 date: November 24, 2015 FN/geg 14-12-2015 legislative index
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