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1 Decree N ° 472 the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of EL SALVADOR, considering: I.-obligation of the State is to create the necessary conditions to ensure the food security of the population, increase national wealth and ensure the benefits of this to the greatest number of inhabitants; Therefore, it is necessary to enact legal rules relating to animal and plant health, enabling the sustainable development of the agricultural sector, specifically in relation to the activities carried out in the agricultural sector and in particular with measures of prevention, control and eradication of pests and diseases of plants and animals that affect national production.
II.-that the law of Animal and plant health, aims to establish the basic provisions for the protection of the health of plants and animals, whose content is harmonious with the protection of the environment; entities have held interpretations of the law contrary to the intention.
III. that reforms must be issued to control inputs for agricultural use, as well as the punitive framework, is necessary to reform the law of Animal and plant health.
Therefore, use of his constitutional powers and at the initiative of the deputies and members: Francisco José Zablah Safie, Irma Lourdes palaces Vasquez, Nery Arely Díaz de Rivera, Estela Yanet Hernández Rodríguez, Dario Alejandro girls Argueta, Emma Julia Fabián Hernández, José Álvaro Cornejo Mena, José Santos Melara, Raúl Omar Cuellar, Abner Ivan Torres Ventura, Ernesto Novoa, Marta Lorena Araujo, Wilfredo Iraheta Sanabria , Elvia Violeta Menjivar Escalante (legislature 2003-2006), Gaspar Armando Portillo Benítez (2003-2006 legislature), Alfonso Aristides Alvarenga (1994-1997 legislature). And with the support of members and of the members: Lorraine Guadalupe Pena Mendoza, Norma Fidelia Guevara de Ramirios, Rodolfo Antonio Martínez, Nelson de Jesus Quintanilla Gómez, Juan Manuel de Jesús Flores Cornejo, Antonio Echeverría Veliz, Orestes Fredesman Ortez Andrade, Benito Antonio Lara Fernández, Blanca Noemi Coto Estrada, Carlos Cortez Hernandez, Sonia Margarita Rodríguez Sigüenza, Yohalmo Edmundo Cabrera Chacón, David Rodriguez Rivera , Guillermo Antonio Olivo Méndez, Guillermo Francisco Mata Bennett, Jackeline Noemi Rivera Avalos, Santiago Flores Alfaro, Karina Ivette Sosa Lara, Rosa Alma Cruz sailor, Ana Lucia Martinez Baires, white Barahona, Susy Lisseth Bonilla flowers, Arcenio Olmes Carrillo Abarca, Iris Marisol war Henriquez.
DECREES the following: reforms to the law of health vegetable and ANIMAL article 1.-reforming article 14, incorporating a last, follows paragraph: 2 "inputs for agricultural use are analyzed for quality control within the framework of the audit function and present results out of specifications, will be destroyed at the expense of the owner of these inputs ", under the supervision of the Ministry, at the latest 15 working days after issued the results of the MAG Lab".
Article 2.-reforming the literal f), g), j) and add the literal k), l) and m) in article 26 in the following way: 'f) offering on shelf or display cabinet for sale, products expired or banned for agricultural use; in which case a fine of one hundred to ten thousand salaries shall be";
"(g) sell products expired or banned for agricultural use or enter them into the country through unofficial channels; in which case a fine of ten to twenty thousand salaries shall be";
"j) repackage inputs for agricultural use without express permission of the Ministry; in which case a fine of one hundred to ten thousand salaries shall be";
"(k) sell, give away, supply contaminated food of vegetable or animal origin; in which case a fine of ten to twenty thousand salaries shall be";
"(l) comply with the provisions of subsection 2 ° of article 14 of this law; in which case a fine of a thousand salaries shall be"; and, "m) breach other provisions laid down in this law;" in which case a fine of twenty to twenty thousand salaries will be imposed".
Article 3.-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, in the fifth day of the month of September in the year two thousand thirteen.
OTHON SIGFRIDO REYES MORALES, PRESIDENT.
ALBERTO ARMANDO ROMERO RODRÍGUEZ, GUILLERMO ANTONIO GALLEGOS NAVARRETE, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT.
DURAN JOSE FRANCISCO MERINO LÓPEZ, FRANCISCO ROBERTO LORENZANA, THIRD VICE PRESIDENT. FOURTH VICE PRESIDENT.
ROBERTO JOSE D'AUBUISSON, fifth Vice President.
LORRAINE GUADALUPE PENA MENDOZA, CARMEN ELENA CALDERÓN SOL STEP, FIRST SECRETARY. SECOND SECRETARY.
3 SANDRA MARLENE SALGADO GARCÍA, JOSÉ RAFAEL MACHUCA ZELAYA, THIRD SECRETARY. FOURTH SECRETARY.
IRMA PALACIOS LOURDES VASQUEZ, MARGARITA ESCOBAR, FIFTH SECRETARY. SIXTH SECRETARIAT.
FRANCISCO JOSE ZABLAH SAFIE, REYNALDO ANTONIO LOPEZ CARDOZA, SEVENTH SECRETARY. EIGHTH SECRETARY.
Presidential House: San Salvador, to the four days of the month of October in the year two thousand thirteen.
PUBLISHED, Carlos Mauricio Funes Cartagena, President of the Republic.
Pablo Alcides Ochoa Quinteros, Minister of agriculture and livestock.
D. OR. No. 187 volume no. 401 date: 9 October 2013 JQ/geg 08-11-2013 legislative index
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