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1 Decree No. 637 the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of EL SALVADOR, considering: I.-that by Legislative Decree No. 436 of October 15, 1998, published in the Official Journal No. 206, volume no. 341, aired the special grace of obscure law.
II.-that this House received request for clemency on behalf of the inmate Miguel Reyes, sentenced to thirty years in prison, for the crime of aggravated homicide, defined and sanctioned in article 129 paragraph 3 ° of the criminal code, a sentence imposed by the first court of judgment from the city of San Miguel, at ten o'clock with twenty minutes of January 3 of 2008 , of which, is requested opinion to the Court Supreme of Justice, with date 21 of September of the 2010 and with date 17 of March of the present year the Court Supreme of Justice referred the report corresponding, giving opinion favorable to the same.
III.-that based on the favourable opinion issued by the Supreme Court of Justice, the Commission, taking into account that Mr. Miguel Reyes is a person who suffers from a chronic degenerative disease, which causes him difficulties to move.
IV. for the reasons expressed earlier, believes the need that the arrested Miguel Reyes, enjoy freedom, as by diseases that suffers, it is appropriate to grant requested clemency.
V that is Faculty of the legislature grant pardons, prior favourable report from the Supreme Court of Justice, according to rule 131, ordinal º 26 of the Constitution regulates it.
Therefore, use of his constitutional powers.
Decree: Article 1.-pardon in favor of inmate Miguel Reyes, of the penalty imposed for the offence of aggravated homicide, defined and sanctioned in article 129 paragraph 3 ° of the criminal code, a sentence imposed by the first court of judgment from the city of San Miguel, at ten o'clock with twenty minutes of January 3 of 2008 based on the favourable of dated 17 March of this year, issued by the honorable Supreme Court of Justice.
Article 2.-this Decree shall come into force, since the day of its publication in the official journal.
2 die in the Blue Hall of the PALACIO LEGISLATIVO: San Salvador, twenty-seven days of the month of March of the year two thousand fourteen.
OTHON SIGFRIDO REYES MORALES, PRESIDENT.
ENRIQUE ALBERTO LUIS VALDES SOTO, GUILLERMO ANTONIO GALLEGOS NAVARRETE, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT.
JOSÉ FRANCISCO MERINO LÓPEZ, FRANCISCO ROBERTO LORENZANA DURAN, THIRD VICE PRESIDENT. FOURTH VICE PRESIDENT.
CARLOS ARMANDO REYES RAMOS, FIFTH VICE PRESIDENT.
LORRAINE GUADALUPE PENA MENDOZA, 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.
FRANCISCO JOSE ZABLAH SAFIE, JOSE SERAFIN RODRIGUEZ ORANTES, SEVENTH SECRETARY. EIGHTH SECRETARY.
Presidential House: San Salvador, eleven days after the month of April of the year two thousand fourteen.
PUBLISHED, Carlos Mauricio Funes Cartagena, President of the Republic.
José Ricardo Perdomo Aguilar, Minister of Justice and public security.
D. OR. No. 70 volume no. 403 date: April 11, 2014 FNM/geg 28-04-2014 legislative index
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