INDEX LEGISLATIVE DECREE No. 42
THE LEGISLATURE OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR, CONSIDERING
I.- under Article 172 of the Constitution corresponds to the judiciary the power to judge and make execute judgments in civil and commercial matters in the courts of First Instance and of second instance; also it provides that the organization and operation will be determined by law.
II.- Legislative Decree No. 372, dated May 27, two thousand ten, published in the Official Gazette No. 100, Volume No. 387, dated May 31 two thousand and ten, in his article 17, regulates processes pending the entry into force of the Civil and Commercial Code, they must be substantiated and closed cases no later than the expiration of two years from the entry into force of that legislation; term could be extended for a reasonable time that the Supreme Court would determine, prior diagnosis.
III.- because that next June 30 this year, the deadline referred to above recital, it was not enough, so it becomes necessary to extend that period for a period of eighteen months.
in exercise of its constitutional powers and initiative of the Supreme Court of Justice, DECREES
Art. 1.- extended for eighteen months, the purposes of Article 17 of Legislative Decree No. 372, dated May 27, two thousand ten, published in the Official Gazette No. 100, Volume No. 387, dated May 31 of two thousand and ten.
Art. 2. This Decree shall enter into force on 1 July of this year, after its publication in the Official Journal.
GIVEN IN THE BLUE ROOM OF THE LEGISLATIVE PALACE: San Salvador, this twenty-ninth day of June two thousand and twelve. Sigfrido Reyes Morales OTHON
PRESIDENT ALBERTO ARMANDO GALLEGOS ANTONIO ROMERO GUILLERMO RODRIGUEZ NAVARRETE
LEGISLATIVE INDEX FIRST VICE PRESIDENT SECOND VICE
MERINO LOPEZ FRANCISCO JOSE FRANCISCO ROBERTO DURAN LORENZANA THIRD QUARTER VICE VICE PRESIDENT JOSE ROBERTO
d'Aubuisson MUNGUÍA FIFTH VICE
PEÑA LORENA GUADALUPE MENDOZA CARMEN CALDERON ELENA FIRST SECRETARY SECOND Escalon SECRETARY
SANDRA MARLENE GARCIA JOSE RAFAEL SALGADO MACHUCA Zelaya fourth Secretary Third Secretary
IRMA VASQUEZ PALACIOS MARGARITA LOURDES ESCOBAR FIFTH SIXTH SECRETARY SECRETARY
REYNALDO RIVAS ANTONIO RODRIGO LOPEZ SAMAYOA CARDOZA SEVENTH EIGHTH SECRETARY SECRETARY
Casa Presidencial: San Salvador, this twenty-ninth day of June in the year two thousand and twelve.
Carlos Mauricio Funes Cartagena President of the Republic.
Victoriano David Munguia Payés, Minister of Justice and Public Security.
DO NO: 120 Tomo. No: 395 Date: June 29, 2012
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