Reforming The Code Of Family, Arts. 260 And 261.

Original Language Title: REFÓRMASE EL CÓDIGO DE FAMILIA, ARTS. 260 Y 261.

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LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY-REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR

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DECREE NO 989

THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR,

CONSIDERING:

I.-That Article 33 of the Constitution of the Republic states that " The law shall regulate the personal and property relations of the spouses of each other and

between them and their children, establishing the rights and duties reciprocal on a level playing field; and it will create the necessary institutions to ensure its applicability ... ".

II.-That by Legislative Decree No. 677, dated October 11, 1993, published in Official Journal No. 231, Volume 321, dated December 13,

same year, the" Family Code " was issued.

III. Legislative Decree N ° 520, dated November 25, 2010,

published in Official Journal No. 2, Volume No. 390 of 4 January 2011, the "Comprehensive Special Law for a Free Life of Violence for Women" was issued.

IV.-That by Legislative Decree No. 645, dated March 17, 2011, published in Official Journal No. 70, Volume No. 391 of 8 April 2011, the "Law of Equality, Equity and Eradication of Discrimination Against Women" was issued.

V.-That in order to make life free from violence and discrimination for women in the family, and to eradicate economic violence and

direct or indirect assets against women, it is appropriate to carry out reforms to the Family Code, approved by Legislative Decree No. 677 dated October 11, 1993, published in Official Journal No. 231, Tomo 321, of

date 13 December of the same year.

BY TANTO,

in use of its Constitutional powers, and at the initiative of the deputies and deputies: Othon Sigfrido Reyes, Guillermo Antonio Gallegos, Lorena Guadalupe Peña Mendoza, Francisco Jose Zablah Safie,

Sandra Marlene Salgado Garcia, Irma Lourdes Palacios Vásquez, Ana Vilma Albanez de Escobar, Lucia del Carmen Ayala de León, Yohalmo Edmundo Cabrera Chacón, Dina Yamileth Argueta Avelar, Marta Lorena Araujo, Bertha Mercedes Avilés de Rodríguez, Ana Lucia Baires de Martínez, Blanca Estela Barahona de

Reyes, Marta Evelyn Batres Araujo, Silvia Alejandrina Castro Figueroa, Carmen Elena Calderón Sol de Step, Richard geston Claro Reyes, Norma Cristina Cornejo Amaya, Nidia Díaz, Nery Arely Diaz de Rivera, Carmen Elena Figueroa Rodriguez, Emma Julia Fabian Hernandez, Julio Cesar Fabian Perez, Coralia

Patricia Guerra Andreu, Iris Marisol Guerra Henriquez, Norma Fidelia Guevara de Ramírios, Estela Yanet Hernández Rodríguez, Guillermo Francisco Mata Bennett, Heidy Carolina Mira Saravia, Yeymi Elizabeth Munoz Moran, Audelia Guadalupe Lopez De Kleutgens, Hortensia Margarita Lopez Quintana, Silvia Estela Ostorga de Escobar, Mariela Peña Pinto, Sonia Margarita Rodriguez Siguenza, Adan Cortez, Ana Vilma

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Castro de Cabrera, Navarrete, Juan Carlos Mendoza Portillo, Rafael Antonio Moran Tobar, Lorenzo Rivas Echeverria, Mario Alberto Tenorio Guerrero, Guadalupe Antonio Vasquez Martinez, Diario Alejandro Gals

Argueta, Carlos Cortez Hernandez, Rosa Alma Cruz Seaman, Raul Omar Cuellar, Nery Arély Diaz de Rivera, Santiago Flores Alfaro, José Augusto Hernández González, Karina Ivette Sosa de Lara, Samuel de Jesus Lopez, Alba Elizabeth Marquez, Rodolfo Antonio Martinez, Misael Mejia Mejia, Guillermo Antonio Olivo

Mendez, Nelson de Jesus Quintanilla, Ismael Recinos, Jackeline Noemi Rivera Avalos, Abner Ivan Flores, Martyr Arnoldo Marin Villanueva.

DECERTA the following:

FAMILY CODE REFORMS

Art. 1.-Reform the first paragraph of Art. 260 as follows:

" Art. 260.-The right to order food is inalienable and inalienable, but overdue food pensions may be compensated. "

Art. 2.-Reform Art. 261 as follows:

" Art. 261.-The right to collect overdue food pensions is prescriptive. "

Art. 3.-This Decree shall enter into force eight days after its publication in the Official Journal

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GIVEN IN THE BLUE HALL OF THE LEGISLATIVE PALACE: San Salvador, at the sixteen days of the month

of April 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.

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

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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 five days of May of the year two thousand fifteen.

PUBESQUIESE,

Salvador Sánchez Cerén, President of the Republic.

Benito Antonio Lara Fernández, Minister of Justice and Security Public.

D. O. No. 79 Took No. 407 Date: May 5, 2015

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