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INDEX LEGISLATIVE DECREE No. 16
THE LEGISLATURE OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR, CONSIDERING
I. That the October 17, 2003, at the General Conference of the United Nations Organization United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, at its 32nd session, was adopted the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.
II the instrument referred to in previous paragraph to has been approved by Executive Order No. 204/2012, of 14 February 2012 and submitted for consideration by the Legislature for inclusion in the Salvadoran legal system, current and positive.
III that the instrument contains no contrary to the Constitution of the Republic provision, being from ratification.
in use of the power provided for in Art. 131, ordinal 7 of the Constitution of the Republic in relation to Art. 168, ordinal 4 of the same, and at the initiative of the President of the Republic through the Minister of Foreign Affairs, DECREES
Art. 1. is ratified in all parts of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, which consists of a preamble and forty articles adopted on October 17, 2003, at the General Conference of the United Nations Organization for Education , Scientific and Cultural Organization, at its 32nd session, approved by the Executive Branch by No. 204/2012 Agreement of 14 February 2012.
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 seventh day of June 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.
SAMAYOA RODRIGO RIVAS, REYNALDO ANTONIO LOPEZ Cardoza seventh Secretary. EIGHTH SECRETARY.
PRESIDENTIAL HOUSE: San Salvador, this twenty-sixth day of June in the year two thousand and twelve.
PUBLISH, Carlos Mauricio Funes Cartagena, President of the Republic
Hugo Roger Martínez Bonilla, Minister of Foreign Affairs.
OJ No. 127 Vol. No. 396 Date: July 10, 2012 SV / Adar 07-08-2012
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