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DECREE NO 718

THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR,

CONSIDERING:

I.-That the existing delimitation between the Municipalities that comprise the Department of Freedom does not conform to the present development of technology in the field of registry and territorial measurement; nor does it conform to the

II.-What with technology in place.

II. registration and the photogrammetric models currently available from the National Center of Records; it is possible to carry out a precise delimitation and demarcation of these limits.

III.-That a process of dialogue has developed between The municipalities involved with the assistance of the National Records Center and the Geographic Institute and the National Catastro, thus arriving in this way to the elaboration and signature of the Municipal Limit Act QUEZALTEPEQUE-SAN JUAN OPICO with Reference No. 0512-0515, which is taken as the basis for the content of this Decree and is annexed as an integral part of it.

IV.-That the Municipal Code in its Art. 23 establishes that it is the faculty of the Legislative Assembly to decree the definition of territorial limits.

V.-That according to Art. 131 ordinal 5 ° the Constitution is the competence of this First State Authority to decree, to interpret authentically, to reform and to repeal secondary laws.

BY TANTO,

in use of its Constitutional powers and at the initiative of the Deputies Carlos Cortez Hernandez, Nery Arely Diaz de Rivera, Mildred Guadalupe Machado, Rafael Moran Tobar, Mario Eduardo Brave Ortiz and Guadalupe Antonio Vasquez Martinez and former Deputy Erik Mira Bonilla.

DECCRETA:

Art. 1.-It is established as a limit between the Municipalities of Quezaltepeque and San Juan Opico both of the Department of Freedom, the following:

The trace of the Municipal limit consists of three commutes. The first journey formed of three sections, determined by four points, numbered one to four, by line of plots; the second journey formed from two sections, determined by three numbered points from four to six, by way of terrestrial communication; the third journey formed from four sections, determined by five numbered points from six to ten, by plot lines.

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Start Trifinium Point. It is located in the interception between the extension of the line of property that divides the plots a thousand hundred and fifty-eight, of the field zero five fifteen R nineteen and a hundred three, of the field zero five twelve R zero nine, with the central axis of the This is the number one point, at the same time trifinium for the municipalities of San Matías, Quezaltepeque and San Juan Opico, all of the Department of Freedom. Its coordinates are the same length, four hundred and sixty-four thousand eight hundred and forty-two-point eighty-seven meters; equal latitude, three hundred and three thousand four points ninety-nine meters. For the Municipality of San Matías, its adjacent ones are five hundred one, of the field zero five sixteen R zero seven; for the Municipality of Quezaltepeque, plot one hundred three, of the field zero five twelve R zero nine and for the Municipality of San Juan Opico, plot one hundred and fifty-eight, from sector zero five fifteen R nineteen.

Journey one

Tramo one, from point number one to point number two. With a southeast course, in a sinuous line, by line of plots, until reaching the southeast corner of the plot thousand two hundred and seventy-nine, of the sector zero five fifteen R nineteen, place where the number two point is located, with a distance Approximately two thousand eight hundred and seventy-five point thirteen meters. Its coordinates are the same length, four hundred and sixty-four thousand nine hundred and thirty-four points ninety-eight meters; latitude equal, three hundred thousand nine hundred thirty-point fourteen meters. Its adjacent ones are, for the Municipality of Quezaltepeque, plot one hundred three (hacienda San Lorenzo), of the sector zero five twelve R zero nine and plot one hundred three (part east), of the sector zero five twelve R twelve; for the Municipality of San Juan Opico, A thousand and fifty-eight, one-thousand-and-nine-hundred-and-nine-hundred-and-nine-thousand-one-hundred-and-nine-thousand-one-thousand-one-thousand-and-one-hundred-forty-one-thousand-and-one-thousand-one-thousand-one-thousand-one-and- Two hundred and eighty-two hundred and eighty-one, one thousand two hundred and eighty-two, one thousand two hundred and eighty-three, thousand Two hundred and sixty-six, one thousand two hundred and eighty-four, one thousand two hundred and eighty-five, one thousand two hundred and sixty-three, one thousand two hundred and sixty-four and one thousand two hundred and seventy-nine, all of the sector zero five fifteen R nineteen.

Tramo two, from point number two to point number three. With course South forty-three degrees, fifty-two minutes, forty-two-point ninety-seven seconds East, traversing the portion of igneous rocks emanating from the eruption of the Volcano of San Salvador or Quezaltepec, called "Old Lava", until To intercept the northeast corner of the plot two, of the sector zero five twelve R twelve, where the point number three is located, with an approximate distance of eight hundred and fifty three zero four meters. Its coordinates are the same length, four hundred and sixty-five thousand five hundred and twenty-six points twenty-five meters; latitude equal, three hundred thousand three hundred and fifteen hundred and twenty-five meters. Its adjacent ones are, for the Municipality of Quezaltepeque, plot one hundred three (part east of the place known as Lava Vieja), of the sector zero five twelve R twelve, for the Municipality of San Juan Opico, plot one hundred three (part of the place known as Old Lava), from the zero sector five twelve R twelve.

Tramo three, from point number three to point number four. With a southeast direction, in a straight line, by line of plots, to intercept the central axis of the old street that leads from the City of Quezaltepeque, to the detour of San Juan Opico, where the point number four is located, with a distance Approximately six hundred and eighteen points sixty-eight meters. Its coordinates are the same length, four hundred and sixty-five thousand seven hundred and eighteen-point sixty-one meters; equal latitude, two hundred and ninety-nine thousand seven hundred and thirty-one point thirty-nine meters. Its adjacent ones are, for the Municipality of Quezaltepeque, plot one hundred three (part east of the place known as Lava Vieja), of the sector zero five twelve R twelve; for the Municipality of San Juan Opico, plot two, of the sector zero five twelve R twelve.

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Journey two

Tramo one, from point number four to point number five. With a southwest direction, in a winding line, by the central axis of the old street leading from the City of Quezaltepeque to the detour of San Juan Opico, to intercept the central axis of the railway line, where the number five point is located, with a Approximate distance of one thousand three hundred and forty four points zero three meters. Its coordinates are equal length, four hundred and sixty-five thousand hundred and seventy-one point sixty-one meters; equal latitude, two hundred and ninety-eight thousand six hundred and twenty-seven points twenty-five meters. His colleagues are, for the Municipality of Quezaltepeque, plots one hundred and twenty-four, one hundred and thirteen, one hundred and sixteen, fifteen, six, nine, one hundred and twenty-seven, one hundred and eleven, one hundred and seven, one hundred twelve, one thousand five hundred and ninety-four, Fifteen hundred and ninety-three, one hundred and forty-two, one hundred and forty-one, one hundred and thirty-two, one hundred and eight, one hundred and thirty-eight, one hundred and thirty-one, one hundred and thirty-one hundred and thirty-six; for the Municipality of San Juan Opico, plots two, three, one and one hundred three, all from the zero sector five twelve R twelve, plot five hundred and twenty-three (Autodromo El Jabali), from sector zero five fifteen R twenty.

Tramo two, from point number five to point number six. With a southwest direction, in a straight line, by the central axis of the railway line, to intercept the extension of the north-west line of the four-hundred-two plot, of the zero-sector five twelve R twelve, where the point number six is located, with one Approximate distance of one hundred and twenty-seven point ninety-four meters. Its coordinates are the same length, four hundred and sixty-five thousand and sixty-two thirty-nine meters; the same latitude, two hundred and ninety-eight thousand five hundred and sixty-sixty-two meters. Its adjacent ones are, for the Municipality of Quezaltepeque, plot fifty thousand thirty-two, of sector zero five twelve R twelve; for the Municipality of San Juan Opico, plot five hundred and twenty-three (Autodromo El Jabali), of the sector zero five fifteen R twenty.

Journey three

Tramo one, from point number six to point number seven. With a southeastern course, in a broken line, by plot lines, to intercept the southeast corner of the plot five hundred and twenty, of the sector zero five twelve R twelve, place where the number seven is located, with an approximate distance of two thousand Eight hundred and sixty-five point forty-six meters. Its coordinates are the same length, four hundred and sixty-six thousand two hundred and five hundred and eighty meters; the same latitude, two hundred and ninety-seven thousand six hundred and eighty-five point fifty-seven meters. Their adjoining members are, for the Municipality of Quezaltepeque, plots four hundred two, four hundred and four, four hundred and seven, four hundred six, four hundred and five, four hundred nine, four hundred and eleven, four hundred and fourteen, four hundred Forty-four, four hundred fifteen, four hundred and forty-six, four hundred and forty-seven, four hundred and forty-eight, five hundred and thirteen, four hundred and fifty-one, four hundred and forty-three, four hundred and fifty, four hundred Fifty-two, five hundred and twenty-seven, five hundred and twenty-one, five hundred Twenty-five, twenty-five and twenty-five hundred twenty, all of the sector zero five twelve R twelve; for the Municipality of San Juan Opico, plot four hundred eleven (part of the portion of igneous rocks emanating from the eruption of the Volcano of San Salvador or Quezaltepec, known as the "Lava Nueva" Forest Reserve, from the zero sector five fifteen R twenty-one.

Tramo two, from point number seven to point number eight. For the south twenty-three degrees, fifty minutes, forty-eight point eighty-two seconds East, to intercept the central axis of the street that of the Plan of the Hoyo leads to the canton and the hamlet El Matazano, where the number eight is located, with an approximate distance of one thousand seven hundred and fifty-three points ninety-four meters.

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Its coordinates are Equal Length, four hundred and sixty-six thousand nine hundred and fourteen points Ninety-one meters; Latitude the same, two hundred and ninety-six thousand and one point thirty-six meters. Its adjacent ones are, for the Municipality of Quezaltepeque, plot four hundred eleven (part east of the portion of igneous rocks emanated from the eruption of the Volcano of San Salvador or Quezaltepec, called "Lava Nueva" Forest Reserve), of the zero sector Five fifteen R twenty-one; for the Municipality of San Juan Opico, four hundred and eleven plots (part of the portion of igneous rocks emanating from the eruption of the Volcano of San Salvador or Quezaltepec, called the "Lava Nueva" Forest Reserve), of the sector zero five fifteen R twenty-one.

Tramo three, from point number eight to point number nine. With a southeast course, in a straight line, by plot lines; until you find the edge of the crater of the volcano of San Salvador, known as El Boqueron, place where the number nine is located. With an approximate distance of five thousand three hundred and seventy six points zero four meters. Its coordinates are the same length, four hundred and sixty-nine thousand two hundred and sixty-five-point forty-two meters; equal latitude, two hundred and ninety-one thousand four hundred and fifty-eight meters. Its adjoining members are, for the Municipality of Quezaltepeque, parcel four of the sector zero five twelve R fourteen, plots twelve, and one both of the sector zero five twelve R fifteen, plots one hundred and sixty-five, one hundred and sixty-four, one hundred and fifty-four One, one hundred and fifty-two, two hundred and thirty-two-hundred-fifteen, all from the zero-five-twelve-R sixteen sector; for the Municipality of San Juan Opico, four hundred and eighteen, four hundred and nineteen, four hundred and sixteen, all of the sector zero five fifteen R twenty-one, plots eighty-six, eighty-five, eighty-four, eighty and three, nine hundred and twenty-five and two hundred and ninety-three, all of the sector zero five fifteen R twenty-three.

Tramo four, from point number nine to point number ten. With course South fifteen degrees, three minutes, forty-eight point zero three seconds West, on the crater of the volcano of San Salvador, known as El Boqueron; until reaching the bottom of the center of the crater, where the point is located Number 10. With an approximate distance of seven hundred and ninety-six point twenty-nine meters. Its coordinates are the same length, four hundred and sixty-nine thousand fifty-eight point forty-eight meters; equal latitude, two hundred and ninety thousand six hundred and thirty-seven point sixty-five meters. Its adjoining are the crater of the El Boqueron volcano for both Municipalities.

Common point of arrival. It is described as a point number ten, located in the lower part of the center of the crater, of the volcano of San Salvador known as El Boqueron, at the same time it is common point for the Municipalities of Columbus, San Juan Opico, Quezaltepeque, Santa Key, all from the Department of Liberty and Nejapa, from the Department of San Salvador.

Art. 2. 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, at the twentieth day of June of the year two thousand fourteen.

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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.

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 two days of July of the year two thousand fourteen.

PUBESQUIESE,

Salvador Sánchez Cerén, President of the Republic.

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

D. O. No. 125 Took No. 404 Date: July 8, 2014.

FN/pch 19-08-2014

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