Reforming The General Education Act, In Its Article 113, Incorporating New Articles.

Original Language Title: Refórmase la LEY GENERAL DE EDUCACIÓN, en su Art. 113, incorporando también nuevos artículos.

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LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY-REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR

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DECREE N ° 166

THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR,

CONSIDERING:

I.-That the first paragraph of Article 1 of the Constitution of the Republic states that: " El Salvador recognizes the human person as the origin and the end of the

activity of the State, which is organized for the The Court of Justice and the Court of Justice of the European Union have the right to "The State will organize the educational system for which it will create the institutions

and services that are necessary."

II.-That the General Law of Education, approved by Legislative Decree No. 917,

December 1996, published in Official Journal No 242, Volume N ° 333, dated 21 December 1996, sets out in its article 1 ° that: " Education is a process of lifelong, personal, cultural and social formation

which is based on a integral conception of the human person, his dignity, his rights and his duties. "

III.-That being a mandate to the State the integral protection of girls, boys and

adolescents, it is necessary to update the legislation in force, regulating the operation of the shops and school cafletins, from an approach of protection of the right to their health, specifically through exercise to the right

to a healthy diet, in such a way that they can count on an offer of healthy, nutritious, safe and adequate food inside the centers public and private education in the country, in order to enable its evolutionary development

and facilitate its learning process.

BY TANTO,

in use of its Constitutional faculties and at the initiative of the Diputados and the Deputies: Mario Alberto Tenorio Guerrero, Reynaldo Antonio López Cardoza, Lucia del Carmen Ayala de León, Yohalmo

Edmundo Cabrera Chacon, Raul Omar Cuellar, Norma Fidelia Guevara de Ramírios, Martir Arnoldo Marin Villanueva, Rodolfo Antonio Parker Soto, Patricia Elena Valdivieso de Gallardo, Juan Alberto Valiente Alvarez, and Reina Guadalupe Villalta; and with the support of the Deputies and the Diputados: Lorena Guadalupe

Peña Mendoza, Ana Vilma Albáñez de Escobar, Norman Noel Quijano Gonzalez, Santiago Flores Alfaro, Guillermo Francisco Mata Bennett, David Ernesto Reyes Molina, Jackeline Noemi Rivera Avalos, Jorge Alberto Escobar Bernal, Gustavo Danilo Acosta Martinez, Damian Alegria, Ana Marina Alvarenga Barahona,

Rolando Alvarenga Argueta, Dina Yamileth Argueta Avelar, Rodrigo Avila Avilés, Ana Lucia Baires de Martínez, Marta Evelyn Batres Araujo, Roger Alberto Blandino Nerio, Carmen Elena Calderón Sol de Escalón, Manuel Orlando Cabrera Candray, Silvia Alejandrina Castro Figueroa, Ana Marina Castro Orellana, Norma

Cristina Cornejo Amaya, Rosa Alma Cruz Marinero, Rene Gustavo Escalante Zelaya, Margarita Escobar, Jose Edgar Escolan Batse, Julio Cesar Fabian Perez, Ricardo Ernesto Godoy Penate, Maria Elizabeth Gomez Perla, Iris Marisol Guerra Henriquez, Karla Elena Hernández Molina, Juan Pablo Herrera Rivas, Maytee Gabriela Iraheta Escalante, Ana Mercedes Larrave de Ayala, Mauricio Roberto Linares Ramírez,

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Audelia Guadalupe Lopez de Kleutgens, Hortensia Margarita López Quintana, Mario Marroquín Mejia, Rodolfo Antonio Martinez, Rolando Mata Fuentes, Maria Otilia Matamoros de Hernández, Misael Mejia Mejia,

José Santos Melara Yanes, José Mario Mirasol Cristales, Ernesto Luis Muyshondt García Prieto, Silvia Estela Ostorga de Escobar, José Javier Palomo Nieto, René Alfredo Portillo Cuadra, Zoila Beatriz Quijada Solis, Nelson de Jesus Quintanilla Gomez, Carlos Armando Reyes Ramos, Vilma Carolina Rodriguez Davila, Sonia

Margarita Rodriguez Siguenza, Alberto Armando Romero Rodriguez, Carlos Alberto Garcia Ruiz, Jaime Orlando Sandoval, Karina Ivette Sosa, Abner Ivan Torres Ventura, Donato Eugenio Vaquerano Rivas, Mauricio Ernesto Vargas Valdez, Ricardo Andres Velasquez Parker, John Tennant Wright Sol, and Paola Maria

Zablah Siri.

DECCRETA, the following:

REFORMS TO THE GENERAL LAW OF EDUCATION

Art. 1.-Add a second indent to Article 113, and reform the current second indent to be third as follows:

" The Ministry of Education shall issue regulations to regulate and control marketing. of foods high in fat, salt and sugar, and of all those who do not contribute to a healthy diet within the school shops and cafletins.

Infringements of the first paragraph of this Article shall be sanctioned. according to the Law of the Teaching Career and the disciplinary regime of this Law. "

Art. 2.-Enter an article 113-A, as follows:

" Art. 113-A.-The School Board of Directors of the Official Centers of Education and the

Directors of the Private Centers of Education, will guarantee the fulfillment of the regulations issued by the Ministry of Education for the operation transparent, monitoring and control of school shops and coffee shops, establishing the necessary coordination mechanisms for preparation and

hygienic handling, distribution and sale of food within schools. As well as promoting healthy eating in the educational community. "

Art. 3.-Enter an item 113-B, as follows:

" Art. 113-B.-Administrators of school shops and cafletins should

the availability

healthy, safe, affordable and culturally acceptable healthy food that has the appropriate nutritional value for the development of the food.

In addition, school shops and coffee shops will have to place the menu in a visible place with the food price list, for students in educational centers. "

Art. 4.-Enter an item 113-C, as follows:

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" Art. 113-C.-The Ministry of Education shall coordinate with the Ministry of Health, its

collaboration for the elaboration of the regulations set out in the second paragraph of Article 113 of this Law, in order to determine the technical criteria

Ministry of Education will have to develop joint activities with the Ministry

Education and the Ministry of Education. Health that aims to promote a healthy eating culture in the community

education. "

Art. 5.-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, five days of the month

from 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.

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PRESIDENTIAL HOUSE: San Salvador, at the twenty-five days of November of the year two thousand Fifteen.

PUBESQUIESE,

Salvador Sánchez Cerén, President of the Republic.

Carlos Mauricio Canjura Linares, Minister of Education.

D. O. N ° 218 Tomo N ° 409

Date: November 26, 2015

SV/pch 21-12-2015

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