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1 index Legislative Decree No. 94 the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of EL SALVADOR, considering: I.-that article 168, ordinal 15 ° of the Constitution, States that it is attribution and obligation of the President of the Republic to ensure the effective management and implementation of public affairs.
II. that by means of Legislative Decree No. 994 of date September 19, 2002, published in the official newspaper No. 182, vol. No. 357, from October 1, this year, was issued the port General maritime law.
III.-that it is necessary to establish the legal powers that allow public administration select more competent private sector officials, through the opening and diversity of ideas; What must be the corresponding reforms to the law referred to in the previous recital.
Therefore, use of his constitutional powers and at the initiative of the President of the Republic, by the Minister of public works, transport and housing and urban development.
DECREES the following: reforms to the law GENERAL maritime port article 1.-replaced by article 8, first paragraph, the paragraph 3, and reform the fourth subparagraph, in the following manner: "3. two proprietary directors from the non-governmental sector, elected and appointed by the President of the Republic, an open list of candidates of the Union entities of the private company with legal personality" non-governmental organizations with legal personality related to the maritime theme port and universities accredited by the Ministry of education. Mentioned entities wishing to include candidates on the list, must select them according to their domestic systems. The procedures concerning the present article will be regulated by law".
"The meetings will be established with a quorum of three members, which are the following: President Director or his substitute them in his absence;" A Director of the Ente Rector; and one of the remaining directors of the non-governmental sector or legally accredited universities".
Article 2.-the private sector directors elected by the President of the Republic from shortlists proposed by the National Association of the company private that are named the date 2 index of entry into force of this Decree, legislative will last in their functions until the 31 of August 2012, unless they have already been appointed representatives in accordance with the present Decree or new appointments are in process According to the provisions of the present reform, in which case they will continue serving as soon as you do not perform this.
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, eighteen days after the month of August of the year two thousand twelve.
OTHON SIGFRIDO REYES MORALES, PRESIDENT.
ALBERTO ARMANDO ROMERO RODRÍGUEZ, GUILLERMO ANTONIO GALLEGOS NAVARRETE, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT.
JOSE FRANCISCO MERINO LÓPEZ, FRANCISCO ROBERTO LORENZANA DURÁN, THIRD VICE PRESIDENT. Fourth Vice President, ROBERTO JOSÉ d'AUBUISSON, fifth Vice President.
LORRAINE GUADALUPE PENA MENDOZA, CARMEN ELENA CALDERÓN SOL STEP, FIRST SECRETARY. SECOND SECRETARY.
SANDRA MARLENE SALGADO GARCÍA, JOSÉ RAFAEL MACHUCA ZELAYA, THIRD SECRETARY. FOURTH SECRETARY.
IRMA PALACIOS LOURDES VASQUEZ, MARGARITA ESCOBAR, FIFTH SECRETARY. SIXTH SECRETARIAT.
RODRIGO SAMAYOA RIVAS, REYNALDO ANTONIO LÓPEZ CARDOZA, SEVENTH SECRETARY. EIGHTH SECRETARY.
Presidential House: San Salvador, at twenty-one days of the month of August two thousand twelve year.
Publish, Carlos Mauricio Funes Cartagena, President of the Republic.
Gerson Martínez, Minister of public works, transport and housing and urban development.
3 INDEX LEGISLATIVE D. OR. No. 154 volume no. 396 date: 22 August 2012.
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