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1 Decree N ° 1003 the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of EL SALVADOR, considering: I.-that through Legislative Decree N ° 1027, dated 24 April 1997, published in the official journal N ° 85, volume N ° 335, 13 May of the same year, was issued the Prisons Act.
II.-that the latest actions carried out by criminal structures that affect the country, it is necessary that you equip with instruments that contribute to combating these criminal structures.
III.-that many of the illicit behaviors are directed from the penal establishments of the country, so it becomes necessary to counteract these behaviors in a forceful way, Deconstructing any structure that intends to continue generating violence.
IV.-that becomes necessary and by the situation in which you go through that the authorities of the prison establishments can take expeditious and preventive measures in order to disrupt and prevent that the internal structures to continue organizing in order to commit or order to commit unlawful.
V that the Government through the Ministry of Justice and public security and their relevant addresses, perform the necessary actions to combat crime in a responsible and timely manner.
Therefore, use of the constitutional powers and at the initiative of the deputies Norma Fidelia Guevara de Ramirios, Hortensia Margarita López Quintana, Antonio Echeverría Veliz, Misael Mejia Mejia and Carlos Cortez Hernandez.
DECREES the following: reform to the law prison article 1.-reforming article 91 of the Penitentiary Act, in the following manner: 2 "transfers article 91.-shipments, of any nature, must be shaped such that respect the dignity of inmates, of these rights and the safety of driving." The transfer will be notified immediately to the family or loved appearing in the file of the internal.
And they may not be night, unless express authorization of the competent judge.
When shipments are requested by the inmates, these shall be authorized by the Director General of penal centres, prior favourable opinion of the crime task force.
In those cases the Director of the penitentiary have evidence that any inmate could cause acts of destabilization in the penitentiary, which belong to an organisation proscribed by the law, to take part in activities related to criminal acts, inside or outside the prison, or that there is a risk to their life or physical integrity or that of others It shall inform the Director General of Penal centers, this situation who authorized his transfer to another prison.
In both cases, the decision shall be communicated to the judge prison monitoring and execution of the penalty, or the judge of the cause, according to the case, and the criminological Regional Council of the central prison where the transfer is made."
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, twenty-eight days of the month of April of the year two thousand and fifteen.
OTHON SIGFRIDO REYES MORALES, PRESIDENT.
ENRIQUE ALBERTO LUIS VALDEZ SOTO, GUILLERMO ANTONIO GALLEGOS NAVARRETE, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT.
JOSE FRANCISCO MERINO LÓPEZ, LORRAINE GUADALUPE PENA MENDOZA, THIRD VICE PRESIDENT. FOURTH VICE PRESIDENT.
CARLOS ARMANDO REYES RAMOS, FIFTH VICE PRESIDENT.
WILLIAM FRANCISCO MATA BENNETT, MANUEL VICENTE MENJIVAR ESQUIVEL, FIRST SECRETARY. SECOND SECRETARY.
SANDRA MARLENE SALGADO GARCÍA, JOSÉ RAFAEL MACHUCA ZELAYA, THIRD SECRETARY. FOURTH SECRETARY.
IRMA PALACIOS LOURDES VASQUEZ, ERNESTO ANTONIO ANGLE MILE, FIFTH SECRETARY. SIXTH SECRETARY.
3 FRANCISCO JOSE ZABLAH SAFIE, JOSE SERAFIN RODRIGUEZ ORANTES, SEVENTH SECRETARY. EIGHTH SECRETARY.
Presidential House: San Salvador, to the four days of the month of may of 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. o. No. 79 volume no. 407 date: May 5, 2015 SV/pch 02-06-2015 legislative index
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