DECREE No. 288 THE LEGISLATURE OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR, CONSIDERING
I.- accordance with Article 131, ordinal 11 of the Constitution, is empowered of this Legislature to enact, in general, benefits and tax incentives or other nature, to promote, scientific, agricultural, industrial, or other cultural activities.
II.- That the United Nations Organization has formally declared that everyone has the right individually or collectively to promote and strive for the protection and realization of human rights and fundamental freedoms at the national and international level .
III in our country, many people have dedicated their best efforts to defend and promote human rights, thus contributing to the progressive construction of the democratic state and constitutional law in the country.
IV.- That in El Salvador, they have been prominent defenders of human rights, embodying the ideals and sacrifices of meaning of their struggle, being suitable honor them with the commemoration of a day dedicated to this sensitive and noble work.
V.- That view of the foregoing, it is appropriate to declare 26 October each year, "National Day of Defender and Defender of Human Rights" in recognition of his work in raising awareness and importance of rights humans, for the development of democratic peoples.
in exercise of its constitutional powers and initiative of the deputy and the deputy Oscar Novoa Ernesto Ayala and Karina Ivette Sosa Lara; the deputy of the legislature 2003-2006: Fernando Gonzalez; the deputies of the legislature 2009-2012: Pedrina Rivera Hernandez and Margarita Velado; and the Attorney for the Defense of Human Rights in office, 2008, Dr. Salvador Eduardo Menéndez Leal. DECREES
Art. 1. It is declared on 26 October each year, "National Day of Defender and Defender of Human Rights" in recognition of his work in raising awareness and importance of human rights for the development of democratic peoples.
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, thirty-one days of January 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.
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.
Casa Presidencial: San Salvador, on the fifteenth day of February 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. 37 Volume No. 398 Date: February 22, 2013
FN / IELP 14/03/2013