Truly Interpreted Paragraph 4 Of Art. 4 Of Municipal Code.

Original Language Title: INTERPRÉTASE AUTÉNTICAMENTE EL NUMERAL 4 DEL ART. 4 DEL CÓDIGO MUNICIPAL.

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LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY-REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR

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DECREE N ° 1018

THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR,

CONSIDERING:

I.-That by Legislative Decree No. 274 dated January 31, 1986, published in

Official Journal No. 23, Volume No. 290 of 5 February of the same year, the Municipal Code was issued.

II. The provisions of Article 4 (4), which are set out in Article 4, are the responsibility of the Municipalities, the promotion of education, culture, sport, recreation, science and the arts.

III.-That based on the above, different Municipal Councils of the country granted authorizations for the organization of funds in the promotion to the sport and

recreation; as well as for sports and recreational associations of the jurisdiction of each municipality.

IV.-That in view of the above, different interpretations have emerged from

some officials In the sense of observing the relocations, the municipal authorities, as well as representatives of controllers

V.-That in order to encourage youth in the participation of sports and recreational activities, it is necessary to perform an authentic interpretation that

determine how the promotion of sport and recreation by municipalities should be understood.

BY TANTO,

in the use of Constitutional faculties and at the initiative of the Deputy José Francisco Merino López, Mario Antonio Ponce López, Reynaldo Antonio López Cardoza, Guillermo Antonio Gallegos Navarrete, Lorena Guadalupe Peña Mendoza, Sigifredo Ochoa Pérez, Donato Eugenio Vaquerano Rivas, Julio Cesar

Fabian Perez, Rodolfo Antonio Parker Soto, Mario Alberto Tenorio Guerrero.

DECRETA the following:

Authentic Interpretation of Article 4 Number 4 of the Municipal Code, issued by Legislative Decree No. 274 dated January 31, 1986, published in Official Journal No. 23, Tomo

290 dated February 5 of the same year.

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Art. 1.-The authentic interpretation of Art. 4 of the Municipal Code, as follows:

" It should be understood that the term promotion in the field of sport and recreation, means that the resources from the funds can be used municipal, under the following modes:

1. By means of the administration of municipal funds directly to the sports associations that carry out their activities mainly within the jurisdiction of the Municipality, and who are accountable to the municipality of the use of the

erogations made by the same;

2. Recruitment of personnel for the instruction and teaching of any sports discipline

or recreation to be developed within the jurisdiction of the municipality, as long as these sports associations belong and develop their activities primarily within the jurisdiction of the Municipality; and,

3. The acquisition of buildings, construction or maintenance of facilities, in which the sports or recreational activities promoted by the

municipality are developed.

The previous services will depend on the economic capacity of each municipality, without affecting the provision of municipal basic services and the social promotion of the primary needs

of the inhabitants of the municipality.

This authentic interpretation will be considered to be incorporated within the meaning of the numeral 4, of article 4 of the

Municipal Code, and its effects will be rolled back to the date of entry into force of the Municipal Code. "

Art. 2.-This Decree shall enter into force from the day of its publication in the Official Journal.

GIVEN IN THE BLUE HALL OF THE LEGISLATIVE PALACE: San Salvador, at the thirty days of the month of April of the year two thousand fifteen.

OTHON SIGFRIDO REYES MORALES, PRESIDENT.

ENRIQUE ALBERTO LUIS VALDEZ SOTO, GUILLERMO ANTONIO GALLEGOS NAVARRETE, FIRST VICE PRESIDENT. SECOND VICE-PRESIDENT.

JOSÉ FRANCISCO MERINO LÓPEZ, LORENA GUADALUPE PEÑA MENDOZA, THIRD VICE PRESIDENT. FOURTH VICE-PRESIDENT.

CARLOS ARMANDO REYES RAMOS, FIFTH VICE PRESIDENT.

GUILLERMO FRANCISCO MATA BENNETT, MANUEL VICENTE MENJÍVAR ESQUIVEL, FIRST SECRETARY. SECOND SECRETARY.

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SANDRA MARLENE SALGADO GARCIA, JOSÉ RAFAEL MACHUCA ZELAYA, THIRD SECRETARY. FOURTH SECRETARY.

IRMA LOURDES PALACIOS VÁSQUEZ, ERNESTO ANTONIO ANGULO MILLA, FIFTH SECRETARY. SIXTH SECRETARY.

FRANCISCO JOSE ZABLAH SAFIE, JOSE SERAFIN ORANTES RODRIGUEZ, SEVENTH SECRETARY. EIGHTH SECRETARY.

CASA PRESIDENTIAL: San Salvador, on the six days of May of the year two thousand fifteen.

PUBESQUIESE,

Salvador Sánchez Cerén, President of the Republic.

Ramón Aristides Valencia Arana, Minister of Government and Territorial Development.

D. O. No. 85 Took No. 407 Date: May 13, 2015

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