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1 Decree N ° 122, the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of EL SALVADOR: I.-that through Legislative Decree N ° 1030 dated 26 April 1997, published in the official journal N ° 105, volume N ° 335, 10 June of the same year, was issued the criminal code.
II. that within the process of adaptation of the criminal legislation to the actual circumstances of the country, it becomes necessary to reform the penalty of the crime of possession and misuse of costume or uniform, regulated in article 288-A of the Penal Code.
III. in this regard, the aforementioned reform to article 288 - A, in the first paragraph, will increase the fine penalty and, in the second paragraph, the prison sentence of the offence in a third party to use private use uniforms outlined in article 1 of this Decree shall be increased.
Therefore, use of his constitutional powers and at the initiative of the Deputy Mártir Arnoldo Marin.
DECREED the following: reform to the code criminal Art. 1.-reform is the Art. 288-to, of it following way: "Art. 288-to.-which unjustifiably has in his power, or usare unduly uniform real or simulated with them same features, slogans, emblems or logos of the police National Civil, of it Academy national of security public, of it force armed, of it address General of centers criminal" of the various personal items which are regulated in the law of services of security of the State, autonomous institutions and municipalities, as well as of the law of private security services, shall be punished by one hundred to one hundred fifty days fine.
If these uniforms were used in the Commission of a crime, the penalty will increase by a third part of the sentence imposed in that crime."
Article 2.-this Decree shall enter into force eight days after its publication in the official journal.
GIVEN in the blue room of the Legislative Palace: San Salvador, eighteen days after the month of September of two thousand fifteen.
2 GUADALUPE LORENA PEÑA MENDOZA, PRESIDENT.
GUILLERMO ANTONIO GALLEGOS NAVARRETE, ANA VILMA ALBANEZ DE ESCOBAR, FIRST VICE PRESIDENT. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT.
JOSE SERAFIN ORANTES RODRIGUEZ, 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 LOPEZ 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, to the two days of the month of October in the year two thousand and fifteen.
PUBLISHED, Salvador Sanchez Ceren, President of the Republic.
Benito Antonio Lara Fernandez, Minister of Justice and public security.
D. OR. N ° 181 volume N ° 409 date: October 5, 2015 SP/geg 05-11-2015 legislative index
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