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DECREE No. 373 THE LEGISLATURE OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR, CONSIDERING

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I. That the existing boundary between the municipalities comprising the Department of La Paz, it does not fit the present development of technology in land registration matters and measurement; nor to the current circumstances of social and economic development of the country.

II.- with the registration technology and photogrammetric models currently available by the National Registration Center; It is possible to perform a precise delimitation and demarcation of these boundaries.

III that has developed a process of dialogue between the municipalities involved with the assistance of the National Registration Center and the Geographic Institute and National Cadastre, reaching in this way to the drafting and signing of the municipal boundary SAN ANTONIO MASAHUAT - Tapalhuaca with reference No. 0807 - 0820, which is taken as the basis for the content of this decree and is attached as an integral part thereof.

IV.- That pursuant to Art. 131 section 5, of the Constitution is the responsibility of the State Body enact, authentically interpret, amend and repeal secondary laws.

THEREFORE,

in exercise of its constitutional powers and initiative of Deputies Guadalupe Antonio Vasquez Martinez, Manuel Vicente Menjivar, Mario Eduardo Valiente Ortiz, Carlos Cortez Hernández, Nery Arely Diaz de Rivera, Carmen Lucia Ayala Leon , Audelia Kleutgens Guadalupe Lopez, Mario Alberto Tenorio Guerrero and Guevara exdiputados Santos Ramos, Karla Gisela Abrego and Mildred Guadalupe Machado. DECREES

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Art. 1. It is established as the boundary between the municipalities of San Antonio Masahuat and Tapalhuaca, both of the Department of La Paz, the following:

The stroke of the municipal boundary is composed of four paths. The first path formed from a single length determined by two points numbered 1 to 2, for parcel boundaries; the second path, consisting of two sections, determined by three numbered points 2 to 4, by hydrographic natural element, the third path formed by a length determined by two points, numbered 4 to 5, by terrestrial communication, the fourth and final trip, also formed by a single length determined by two points, numbered from 5 to 6, on the borders of plots.

2 trifinio Starting Point. It is defined in the interception of the extended boundary of property that divide the plots seventy-three (Cooperative Tapalhuaca RL) and seventy-five (part east), both of sector zero eight twenty R zero one, with the central axis Acahuaspa river, where is located the point number one, at the same time trifinio for the municipalities of San Francisco Chinameca, San Antonio Masahuat and Tapalhuaca, all belonging to the department of La Paz. Its coordinates are the same length, four hundred ninety-three thousand seven hundred forty-four point eighty-one meters; the same latitude, two hundred seventy-four thousand three hundred eighty-nine point sixteen meters. Its surrounding are, for the municipality of San Francisco Chinameca, twenty plot, formed by the Lotificación Loma Grande, the sector zero eight zero seven zero nine R; for the municipality of San Antonio Masahuat, plot seventy five, part Eastern (MoD), the zero eight twenty R zero one sector and for the municipality of Tapalhuaca plot seventy-three (Cooperative Tapalhuaca RL), the sector zero eight zero one twenty R.

Route one single tranche, point to point number one number two. Heading west, in broken line, by boundaries of plots to intercept the backbone of a broken unnamed, which serves as a boundary west to the plot seventy-three (Cooperative Tapalhuaca RL) of zero eight twenty R industry zero one where the point number two, is located with a distance of approximately nine hundred sixty-six point thirty two meters. Its coordinates are the same length, four hundred ninety-three thousand one hundred sixty-nine point ninety-seven meters; the same latitude, two hundred seventy-three thousand eight hundred and nine point twelve meters. Its surrounding are, for the municipality of Tapalhuaca plot seventy-three (Cooperative Tapalhuaca RL) zero zero one eight twenty R sector; for the municipality of San Antonio Masahuat, plot seventy five eastern part (MoD), the sector zero zero one eight twenty R.

Route two

Section one point to point number two number three. Heading east, in sinuous line, along the central axis of the ravine unnamed downstream to intercept the central axis of the river El Angel or The Champullo, where the point number three is located, with a distance of approximately one hundred fifty point thirty-five meters. Its coordinates are the same length, four hundred ninety-three thousand one hundred fifty-nine point eighty-three meters; the same latitude, two hundred seventy-three thousand six hundred sixty-three about twenty meters. Its surrounding are, for the municipality of Tapalhuaca plot seventy-five (western part) of zero eight zero one twenty R sector; for the municipality of San Antonio Masahuat, plot seventy-five (eastern part), the sector zero eight zero one twenty R.

Section two point point number three to number four. Heading east, in sinuous line, along the central axis of the river El Angel or The Champullo, downstream to intercept the extension of the central axis of the local road that El Angel river or the Champullo leads to the village of Los Leivas, where point number four is located, with a distance of approximately in 1986 point sixty five meters. Its coordinates are the same length, four hundred ninety-four thousand three hundred and fourteen point twenty-one meters; the same latitude, two hundred seventy-two thousand three hundred seventy-five point eighty two meters. Its surrounding are, for the municipality of Tapalhuaca plot sixty-two, twenty sector zero eight zero one R, plot seventeen, the sector zero eight two zero zero seven R; for the municipality of San Antonio Masahuat, plot seventy-five (eastern part) zero zero one eight twenty R sector thirty-one plot, the sector zero eight two zero zero seven R.

Route 3

three single tranche, point to point number four number five. Heading west, in sinuous line, along the central axis of the local road that El Angel river or Champullo leads to the village of Los Leivas, to intercept the extension of the southwestern edge of the plot nineteen, the sector zero eight zero seven R zero two , where the point number five, is located with a distance of approximately hundred ninety three point eighty two meters. Its coordinates are the same length, four hundred ninety-four thousand one hundred sixty-five point fifty-seven meters; the same latitude, two hundred seventy-two thousand two hundred sixty-two point ninety-eight meters. Its surrounding are, for the municipality of Tapalhuaca, plot seventeen sector zero eight zero seven zero R two, to the town of San Antonio Masahuat, nineteen plot, the sector zero eight two zero zero seven R. Route

only four Tranche, point number five point six. Heading east, in broken line, by boundaries of plots to intercept the backbone of the local road to Canton Las Lajas leads to San Antonio Masahuat, specifically in the area known as La Basa, where the point number six is located, with a distance of approximately five hundred ninety-six point sixty-three meters. Its coordinates are the same length, four hundred ninety-four thousand two hundred fifty-six point seventy-three meters; the same latitude, two hundred seventy-one thousand nine hundred sixty-nine point eighty eight meters. Its surrounding are, for the municipality of Tapalhuaca, plots seventeen, two hundred thirty nine, two hundred forty-five, two hundred forty six and two hundred forty-nine, all the eight sector zero two zero zero seven R; for the municipality of San Antonio Masahuat, plot nineteen, eighteen, two hundred forty seven, all of the eight sector zero two zero zero seven R.

Trifinio arrival point. The arrival point will be described as number six, which at the same time is trifinio point for the municipalities of San Antonio Masahuat, San Pedro Masahuat and Tapalhuaca, all belonging to the department of La Paz. Its surrounding are, for the municipality of San Antonio Masahuat, plot two hundred forty-seven, the sector zero eight two zero zero seven R; for the municipality of San Pedro Masahuat, plot two hundred forty-eight, the sector zero eight zero seven R zero two for the municipality of Tapalhuaca, plots two hundred forty-six and two hundred forty nine, both of sector zero eight zero seven R zero two.

Art. 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, on the ninth day of May in the year two thousand and thirteen.

OTHON Sigfrido Reyes Morales, president.

ALBERTO ROMERO ARMANDO RODRIGUEZ, GUILLERMO ANTONIO NAVARRETE GALLEGOS, FIRST VICE. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT.

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MERINO JOSE FRANCISCO LOPEZ, FRANCISCO ROBERTO DURAN LORENZANA, THIRD VICE. FOURTH VICE.

ROBERTO JOSE d'Aubuisson MUNGUIA, FIFTH VICE.

PEÑA LORENA GUADALUPE MENDOZA, CARMEN ELENA CALDERON SOL DE ESCALON, First Secretary. Second Secretary.

SALGADO SANDRA MARLENE GARCIA, JOSE RAFAEL MACHUCA Zelaya, Third Secretary. Fourth secretary.

IRMA VASQUEZ PALACIOS LOURDES, MARGARITA ESCOBAR, FIFTH SECRETARY. SIXTH Secretariat. JOSE FRANCISCO

ZABLAH SAFIE, REYNALDO ANTONIO LOPEZ Cardoza seventh Secretary. EIGHTH SECRETARY.

PRESIDENTIAL HOUSE: San Salvador, on the twenty seventh day of May in the year two thousand and thirteen.

Published, Carlos Mauricio Funes Cartagena

, President of the Republic.

Zelayandía Gregorio Ernesto Cisneros, Minister of the Interior.

OJ No. 99 Volume No. 399 Date: May 31, 2013

FNM / geg 07/03/2013

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