1 index Legislative Decree not. 1020 the Assembly Legislative of the Republic of EL SALVADOR, whereas: I.-that the existing delimitation between them municipalities that comprise the Department of Santa Ana, not is adjusts to the present development of it technology in matter registry and of measuring territorial; as neither to the current circumstances of development social and economic of the country.
II.-that the registry technology and models currently available photogrammetric by national records center; It is possible to carry out a delimitation and precise demarcation of those limits.
III.-that has developed a process of dialogue between the municipalities involved with the assistance of the National Center of records and the geographical Institute of the national cadastre, reaching in this way to the drafting and signing of the Act of municipal limit METAPAN - LA PALMA with reference no. 0207-0412, which is taken as the basis for the content of this Decree and attached as an integral part of it.
IV.-that pursuant to article 131 ordinal 5 of the Constitution competition of this organ of the State is enacting, interpret authentically, reform and repeal laws secondary.
Therefore, use of his constitutional powers and at the initiative of the deputies Carlos Cortez Hernandez, Mario Eduardo Valiente Ortiz, Nery Arely Díaz de Rivera, Guadalupe Antonio Vásquez Martínez, Ana Daysi Villalobos Membreño, Carlos Armando Reyes Ramos and Manuel Vicente Menjívar.
DECREES: Article 1.-is established as the boundary between the municipalities of Metapan and La Palma of the departments of Santa Ana and Chalatenango, the following: the outline of the municipal boundary is formed by a single route, composed of a stretch, determined by two points, numbered from one to two, by hydrographic natural element.
Point home trifinio. Is located in the interception of the extension of the boundary of property that divided them plots thirty and two and eighteen, both of the sector zero two zero seven R forty and six, represented by the runway of the broken of mines, with the axis central of river Lempa, considered as 2 index legislative number one, to the same time point trifinio to them municipalities of Citalá , La Palma, both belonging to the Department of Chalatenango and Metapán, belonging to the Department of Santa Ana. Its coordinates are length equal, four hundred seventy and two thousand four hundred eighty and two point ninety and three meters; Same latitude, three hundred fifty-four thousand three hundred and seventy-six point zero three. Its adjoining are, for the municipality of Citalá, thirty-two plot, sector zero two zero seven forty-six R; for the municipality of La Palma, with the area formed by the Hill the crabs (area not surveyed) and for the town of Metapán, plot eighteen, sector zero two zero seven forty-six R.
Single journey only stretch, point number one to number two spot. Heading southwest, in a sinuous line, the central axis of the Lempa River, downstream, to intercept the boundary of property, which divided the estate of Samuel Umaña, with succession Jesus Pena, where is located the point number two, with a distance of five thousand eight hundred and eighty and one point seventy-four meters. Its coordinates are length, four hundred seventy and a thousand two hundred and forty-seven point forty and two meters; Same latitude, three hundred forty and nine thousand four hundred and eighty-seven point fifty meters. Its adjoining are, for the municipality of La Palma, with the area formed by the following natural elements: Loma Los crabs, site Teosinte, site gates, Loma La Ceibita and cerro El Tablón (area not surveyed); for the town of Metapán, plots eighteen, sector zero two zero seven forty-six R; thirty, twenty-two, eighteen, thirty one, thirty-two, thirty-three, nineteen, seventeen, all sector zero two zero seven fifty-five R; forty-seven and forty and five, both from the sector zero two zero seven sixty R and one.
Trifinio arrival point. The point of arrival will be which is described as the point number two, which at the same time is point trifinio, the municipalities of La Palma and hot water, both belonging to the Department of Chalatenango and Metapán, belonging to the Department of Santa Ana. Its coordinates are, length equal, four hundred seventy and one thousand two hundred forty and seven point forty and two meters; Latitude equal, three hundred forty and nine thousand four hundred eighty and seven point fifty meters. Its adjoining are, for the municipality of La Palma, not surveyed area; for the municipality of water hot, area not surveyed and for the municipality of Metapán, plot forty and five, of the sector zero two zero seven R sixty and one.
Article 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, to the twenty-second day of March of the year two thousand twelve.
OTHON SIGFRIDO REYES MORALES PRESIDENT CIRO CRUZ ZEPEDA PENA GUILLERMO ANTONIO GALLEGOS NAVARRETE PRIME SECOND VICE-PRESIDENT VICE-PRESIDENT 3 INDEX LEGISLATIVE JOSE FRANCISCO MERINO LÓPEZ ALBERTO ARMANDO ROSEMARY RODRIGUEZ THIRD VICE PRESIDENT FOURTH VICE-PRESIDENT FRANCISCO ROBERTO LORENZANA DURÁN FIFTH VICE PRESIDENT LORENA GUADALUPE PENA MENDOZA CÉSAR HUMBERTO GARCIA AGUILERA FIRST SECRETARY SECOND SECRETARY ELIZARDO GONZALEZ LOVO ROBERTO JOSÉ D'AUBUISSON MUNGUIA THIRD SECRETARY ROOM SECRETARY IRMA LOURDES PALACIOS FIFTH VASQUEZ SECRETARIAT SIXTH SECRETARY MARIO ALBERTO TENORIO WARRIOR SEVENTH SECRETARY PRESIDENTIAL PALACE : San Salvador, on the twentieth day of the month of April of the year two thousand twelve.
PUBLISHED, CARLOS MAURICIO FUNES CARTAGENA, President of the Republic.
Gregory ERNESTO ZELAYANDIA CISNEROS, Minister of the Interior.
D. OR. No. 75 volume no. 395 date: April 25, 2012.