1 index Legislative Decree No. 9 the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of EL SALVADOR, considering: I.-that articles 1 and 2 of the Constitution of the Republic, respectively, recognizes the human person as the origin and purpose of the activity of the State, which is organized for the attainment of Justice, legal certainty, and the common good; as well as the right of everyone to life, physical and moral integrity, freedom, work, property and possession, and to be protected in the preservation and defense of them.
II.-that also article 131, paragraph 11, of the Constitution, establishes that it is Faculty of this legislature, to enact, in a general way, benefits and tax incentives or of any nature, for the promotion of cultural, scientific and otherwise.
III. the Organization of the United Nations, in resolution 66/149, issued on 19 December 2011, established as "World Down syndrome day", March 21 of each year, from the year 2012, inviting States members, among others, that they observe such a declaration with a view to increasing public awareness of this condition encouraging measures, are established so that any society, particularly at the family level, they adopt the due considerations with respect to persons with Down's syndrome.
IV.-that the Declaration, is caused by the need to create awareness and understanding, that Down syndrome is a natural chromosomal combination, which has always formed part of the human condition, with a 1 per 700 births birth rate, which should be ensure and promote the full realization of these people, whose condition has variable effects on learning styles physical characteristics and health.
V-representing a significant percentage of the Salvadoran population in our country, people with Down syndrome so it is necessary to perform actions on their behalf, in order to guarantee them a fair and dignified existence, from being declared on 21 March every year, "Day national the people that live with Down's syndrome".
Therefore, use of his constitutional powers and at the initiative of the deputies and members: Rodrigo Samayoa Rivas, Reynaldo Antonio López Cardoza, Marta Lorena Araujo, Dario Alejandro girls Argueta, Yeymi Elizabett Muñoz Morán, Manuel Vicente Menjívar Esquivel, David Ernesto Reyes Molina; and the Deputy and members of the legislature 2009-2012: Santos Guevara Ramos, Luis Enrique Salamanca 2 index legislative Martinez and Margarita veiled bridges.
DECREES: Article 1.-declared on 21 March every year, "Day national the people that live with Down's syndrome", in order to guarantee them an existence worthy and just.
Article 2.-the present 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, 24 days of the month of may of the year two thousand twelve.
OTHON SIGFRIDO REYES MORALES PRESIDENT ALBERTO ARMANDO ROMERO RODRIGUEZ GUILLERMO ANTONIO GALLEGOS NAVARRETE PRIME VICE PRESIDENT SECOND VICE PRESIDENT JOSE FRANCISCO MERINO LOPEZ FRANCISCO ROBERTO LORENZANA DURÁN THIRD VICE PRESIDENT FOURTH VICE PRESIDENT ROBERTO JOSÉ AUBUISSON FIFTH MUNGUÍA VICE PRESIDENT LORENA GUADALUPE PENA MENDOZA CARMEN ELENA CALDERÓN SOL STEP FIRST SECRETARY SECOND SECRETARY SANDRA MARLENE SALGADO GARCÍA JOSÉ RAFAEL THIRD ZELAYA MACHUCA SECRETARIAT FOURTH SECRETARY IRMA LOURDES PALACES VASQUEZ MARGARITA ESCOBAR FIFTH SECRETARIAT SIXTH SECRETARY RODRIGO SAMAYOA RIVAS REYNALDO ANTONIO LOPEZ CARDOZA SEVENTH SECRETARY EIGHTH Secretary presidential House: San Salvador, fourteen days after the month of June of the year two thousand twelve.
Published, 3 index legislative CARLOS MAURICIO FUNES CARTAGENA, President of the Republic.
Gregory ERNESTO ZELAYANDIA CISNEROS, Minister of the Interior.
D. OR. No. 116 volume no. 395 date: 25 June 2012 07-16-2012 JCH/geg