1 DECREE No. 204
THE LEGISLATURE OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR, CONSIDERING
I.- Article 131 ordinal 11th, of the Constitution states that it is power to the Assembly legislative, decreeing, in a general way, and tax incentives or benefits of any nature, for the promotion of cultural, scientific activities and any other.
II.- along the coast of El Salvador, there are thousands of low-income families, who are engaged in artisanal fishing as a way to get the income that enable support their families, implying a important source of employment for this population.
III.- That the artisanal fisheries sector in the country, can develop a great business product throughout the national territory, allowing a large percentage of the population supply with these fruits; that productive work is limited to the own efforts of people engaged in artisanal fishing activity.
IV.- That for the reasons stated above, it is necessary actions for the benefit of this important sector of the population, in order to guarantee recognition within society, being from declaring October 23 of each year "National Fishworkers Day".
in exercise of its constitutional powers and initiative and Deputies Legislature 2003-2006: Nelson Garcia, Shafik Handal Jorge Handal (RIP) and Irma Amaya; and with support from Congressman Abner Ivan Torres Ventura. DECREES
Art. 1. It is declared on 23 October each year, "National Fishworkers Day" in recognition of their productive work and invaluable contribution to the nation.
Art. 2. This Legislative 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 twenty eighth day of November in the year two thousand and twelve.
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.
JOSE ROBERTO MUNGUÍA d'Aubuisson, FIFTH VICE.
PEÑA LORENA GUADALUPE MENDOZA, CARMEN ELENA CALDERON SOL 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 López Cardoza seventh Secretary. EIGHTH SECRETARY.
PRESIDENTIAL HOUSE: San Salvador, on the eleventh day of December in the year two thousand and twelve.
Carlos Mauricio Funes Cartagena President of the Republic.
GREGORIO Zelayandia ERNESTO CISNEROS, Minister of the Interior.
Tomo OJ No. 236 No. 397 Date: December 17, 2012
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