Reformed Temporarily Article 4 Of The Law Of Luggage Of Travelers From Abroad.

Original Language Title: REFÓRMASE TRANSITORIAMENTE EL ART. 4 DE LA LEY DE EQUIPAJES DE VIAJEROS PROCEDENTES DEL EXTERIOR.

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LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY-REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR

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DECREE NO 178

THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR,

CONSIDERING:

I.-That by Legislative Decree No. 680, dated October 20, 1993, published in Official Journal No. 6, Volume No. 322 of January 10, 1994, the Law was issued

of Baggage of Foreign Travellers.

II.-That the Art. 4 of the aforementioned Law, states that the traveler can introduce goods

of taxes, the total customs value of which is not greater than the equivalent of A THOUSAND DOLLARS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ($1,000.00).

III.-That in the time of Christmas and new year, many compatriots who live abroad return to our country, with the purpose of sharing with their families such festivities, occasion that they take advantage of to bring gifts, beings

of family use and other different articles.

IV.-That these Salvadorans have migrated in search of work, with which our country has been favored by the income of foreign exchange from remittances

one of the largest items for the collection of such currencies.

V.-What is appropriate to pay them partly their contribution to the economy of the country, allowing them to introduce free baggage of levies in excess of the amount established in the aforementioned Law for a limited time.

FOR TANTO,

in use of its constitutional powers and Member Francisco Zablah's initiative.

DECRETA:

Art. 1.-temporarily modify from the validity of this Decree, and until 31 January 2016, Art. 4 of the Law on the Baggage of Passengers from the Exterior, as follows:

" Art. 4.-The traveler may also introduce with exemption from the payment of duties and taxes, new goods whose total customs value does not exceed the equivalent of ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS

THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ($1,500.00). "

Art. 2.-This Decree shall enter into force from 1 December 2015, prior to

publication in the Official Journal.

GIVEN IN THE BLUE HALL OF THE LEGISLATIVE PALACE: San Salvador, 12 days of the month November of the year two mil fifteen.

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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 twenty-four days of November of the year two thousand fifteen.

PUBESQUIESE,

Salvador Sánchez Cerén, President of the Republic.

Juan Ramón Carlos Enrique Cáceres Chávez, Minister of Finance.

D. O. N ° 216 TOMO N ° 409

DATE: 24 November 2015

FN/geg 14-12-2015

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