AGREEMENT INDEX LEGISLATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS No.5
THE LEGISLATURE OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR, CONSIDERING
I.- Constitution recognizes the human person as the origin and purpose of state activity, which is organized for the attainment of justice, legal security and the common good.
II.- That the indigenous people of El Salvador, throughout history, has been ignored in their identity, in that sense, the Salvadoran State must accept that there were groups within the population that is distinguished from others for their beliefs, traditions, culture and own worldview.
III.- That in our Constitutional system, although it is true are expressed a number of individual and social rights for all the people of El Salvador, according to the International Law of Human Rights in the case of indigenous peoples They should enjoy special protection, according to its specificity, lifestyles and ancestral practices.
IV.- That our Constitution has only articles 62 paragraph 2 and 63, which refer only to indigenous languages, artistic, historical and archaeological wealth as objects of protection by the State, not including recognition of indigenous peoples, so it becomes necessary for the constitutional reform due recognition.
in exercise of its constitutional powers and with the initiative of Deputies: Antonio Gallegos Guillermo Navarrete, Lourdes Irma Palacios Vásquez, Mario Alberto Guerrero Tenorio, Luis Alberto Rivas Corvera, José Rinaldo GarzonaVilleda, José Nelson Guardado Menjivar, Carlos Walter Guzman Coto, Gladis Marina Landaverde Paredes, Benito Antonio Lara Fernandez, Guillermo Antonio Olivo Mendez, Orestes Fredesman Ortez Andrade, Zoila Beatriz Quijada Solís, Mauricio Ernesto Rodriguez, Abilio Orestes Rodriguez Menjivar, Ana Silvia Romero Vargas, Jaime Gilberto Valdez Hernandez Maria Margarita Veiled Bridges, Ana DaysiVillalobos; Deputies and the period 2006-2009: Blanca Flor Bonilla Bonilla, Walter Eduardo Duran Martinez, Jorge Alberto Jimenez, Oscar Abraham Kattan Milla and Marco Tulio Mejia Palma and with the support of Deputies: Othon Sigfrido Reyes Morales, Guadalupe Lorena Peña Mendoza Cesar Humberto Garcia Aguilera, Karla Gisela Abrego Caceres, Miguel Elias Ahues Karra, Yohalmo Edmundo Cabrera Chacon, Dario Alejandro Girls Argueta, Norma Cristina Cornejo Amaya, José Alvaro Cornejo Mena, Carlos Cortez Hernandez, Blanca Noemi Coto Estrada, Raul Omar Cuellar, Nery Arely Diaz de Rivera, Antonio Echeverria Veliz, Emma Julia Fabian Hernandez, Ricardo Bladimir González, Juan Carlos Hernandez Portillo, Germán Gregorio Linares Hernandez, Audelia Guadalupe Lopez de Kleutgens, Hortensia Margarita Lopez Quintana, Mildred Guadalupe Machado Argueta, Guillermo Francisco Mata Bennett, Rafael Moran Ricardo Tobar, yeymi Elizabett Moran Muñoz, Maria Irma Elizabeth Orellana Osorio, Rafael Eduardo Paz Velis, Gaspar Armando Benitez Portillo, Alberto Rivas Dolores Echeverria, Gilberto Rivera Mejia, David
Rivera Rodriguez, Sonia Margarita Rodríguez Siguenza, Sandra Marlene Salgado Garcia, Rodrigo Samayoa Rivas, Karina Ivette Sosa Lara, Ramon Aristides Valencia Arana, Guadalupe Antonio Vasquez Martinez, Francisco José Zablah Safie and Carlos Zambrano Mario Campos.
AGREES: The following amendment to the Constitution, issued by Decree Constituent No. 38, dated December 15, 1983, published in the Official Gazette No. 234, Volume No. 281, dated December 16 the same year, the Constituent Assembly.
Section 1. following should be incorporated a clause to Article 63, as follows:.
"El Salvador recognizes indigenous peoples and adopt policies to maintain and develop their ethnic and cultural identity, worldview, values and spirituality "
GIVEN iN tHE BLUE ROOM oF tHE LEGISLATIVE PALACE. San Salvador, on the twenty-fifth of April two thousand and twelve.
OTHON Sigfrido Reyes Morales, president.
Ciro Cruz Zepeda PEÑA, GUILLERMO ANTONIO NAVARRETE GALLEGOS, FIRST VICE. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT.
MERINO JOSE FRANCISCO LOPEZ, ALBERTO ROMERO ARMANDO RODRIGUEZ, THIRD VICE. FOURTH VICE.
FRANCISCO ROBERTO DURAN LORENZANA, FIFTH VICE.
PEÑA LORENA GUADALUPE MENDOZA, CAESAR HUMBERTO GARCIA AGUILERA, First Secretary. Second Secretary.
ELIZARDO LOVO GONZÁLEZ, JOSÉ ROBERTO D'Aubuisson MUNGUÍA, Third Secretary. Fourth secretary.
IRMA VASQUEZ PALACIOS LOURDES, FIFTH Secretariat. SIXTH Secretariat.
MARIO ALBERTO GUERRERO TENORIO, SEVENTH SECRETARY.
Tomo OJ No. 84 No. 395 Date: May 9, 2012.
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