1 Decree N ° 172, the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of EL SALVADOR: I.-that the Constitution, in its article 117, establishes that it is the duty of the State to protect natural resources and the diversity and integrity of the environment to ensure sustainable development.
II.-that by Legislative Decree N ° 8, date of May 28, 2015, published in the official journal N ° 108, Tome N ° 407, dated 16 June 2015, set out in its article 2, which by agreement of the Supreme Court of justice were to create the environmental Chamber of second instance and the environmental courts in the departments of Santa Ana and San Miguel at the latest on 31 December 2015; and that the Supreme Court of Justice, through the Civil Division, or dependencies that determine, I would perform studies and analysis for effect of establish and monitor the demand for services that are with the application of environmental jurisdiction, to which the third Chamber of the Civil of the first section of the Centre and the environmental court based in San Salvador had to send reports to the aforementioned room or unit designated, each three months.
III.-that according to the Supreme Court of Justice, in environmental matters, the third Chamber of the Civil of the first section of the Centre and the environmental court based in San Salvador, have had since emerged environmental jurisdiction to date, according to the study and analysis carried out by the Commission with little demand in that jurisdiction; However, their study, determined the importance of creating as soon as possible the above courts. It is considered that the competition should be extended, only the mentioned third Chamber of Civil, until the coming into operation of the environmental Chamber in second instance based in San Salvador.
IV. who, owing to the above, sets a deadline of one year for the creation of the environmental Chamber in second instance based in San Salvador, which expires the day thirty-one in December of two thousand sixteen, having created the environmental court based in Santa Ana later than the thirtieth day and one of December in the year one two thousand and fifteen , so that operation in conjunction with the environmental court based in San Miguel, the day one of January of two thousand sixteen.
Therefore, use of his constitutional powers and at the initiative of the Supreme Court of Justice and the deputies Santiago Flores Alfaro, Luis Ernesto Muyshondt García Prieto, Mario Antonio Ponce López, Alberto Armando Romero Rodríguez, Jose Gabriel Murillo Duarte and martyr Arnoldo Marin Villanueva.
DECREES: 2 article 1.-partially repealed article 2 of Legislative Decree N ° 8, dated May 28, 2015, published in the official journal N ° 108, take N ° 407, dated 16 June of the same year, in relation to the deadline for the creation of the environmental Chamber of second instance with its headquarters in San Salvador.
The Supreme Court of Justice shall create, by agreement of the mentioned environmental Chamber, later than the thirtieth day and one in December of two thousand sixteen, and must create the environmental court based in Santa Ana at the latest the day thirty-one in December of two thousand fifteen, until the latter enters operation in conjunction with the environmental court based in San Miguel the day one of January of two thousand sixteen.
Article 2.-extended the competence of the third Chamber of the Civil of the first section of the Centre, so continue knowing environmental governance, in accordance with the law; This while not integrated and enters the environmental Chamber of second instance operation based in San Salvador, according to the second paragraph of the preceding article.
Article 3.-the Supreme Court of Justice, by means of the Civil Division, or dependencies that determine, shall draw up studies and analysis for effect of determine and monitor the demand for services that are with the application of environmental jurisdiction, for which the third Chamber of the first section of the Centre and the different environmental courts Civil They shall send reports to the aforementioned room or designated unit, every three months.
The Supreme Court will be obliged to report to the Legislative Assembly on the management of environmental courts, every six months.
Article 4.-the remaining provisions contained in the related Decree, remain as they have been issued, and these changes will be incorporated in the Judicial Organization Act.
Article 5.-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 twelve days of the month of November in the year two thousand and fifteen.
LORRAINE GUADALUPE PENA MENDOZA, PRESIDENT.
GUILLERMO ANTONIO GALLEGOS NAVARRETE, ANA VILMA ALBANEZ DE ESCOBAR, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT.
JOSE SERAFIN RODRIGUEZ ORANTES, NORMAN NOEL QUIJANO GONZÁLEZ, THIRD VICE-PRESIDENT. FOURTH VICE PRESIDENT.
SANTIAGO FLORES ALFARO, FIFTH VICE PRESIDENT.
3 WILLIAM FRANCISCO MATA BENNETT, DAVID ERNESTO REYES MOLINA, FIRST SECRETARY. SECOND SECRETARY.
MARIO ALBERTO TENORIO GUERRERO, REYNALDO ANTONIO LOPEZ CARDOZA, THIRD SECRETARY. FOURTH SECRETARY.
JACKELINE NOEMI RIVERA AVALOS, JORGE ALBERTO ESCOBAR BERNAL, FIFTH SECRETARY. SIXTH SECRETARY.
ABILIO ORESTES RODRIGUEZ MENJIVAR, JOSE FRANCISCO MERINO LÓPEZ, SEVENTH SECRETARY. EIGHTH SECRETARY.
Presidential House: San Salvador, 24 days of the month of November in the year two thousand and fifteen.
PUBLISHED, Salvador Sanchez Ceren, President of the Republic.
Benito Antonio Lara Fernandez, Minister of Justice and public security.
D. O. N ° 217 volume N ° 409 date: November 25, 2015 SP/adar 21-12-2015 transitional provisions: provision TRANSIENT to extend the creation of court environmental with headquarters in SANTA ANA and the entry in operation of the Court environmental with headquarters in SAN MIGUEL. D. L. No. 215, 10 December 2015; D. O. No. 235, T. 409, 21 December 2015. (EXPIRES 1/07/2016)
TRANSITIONAL PROVISION TO DEFER THE CREATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL COURT BASED IN SANTA ANA AND THE ENTRY INTO OPERATION OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL COURT BASED IN SAN MIGUEL. D. L. No. 535, November 17, 2016; D. O. No. 232, T. 413, 13 December 2016. (EXPIRES 1/03/2017) 4 TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS TO EXTEND THE CREATION OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CHAMBER OF SECOND INSTANCE WITH ITS HEADQUARTERS IN SAN SALVADOR. D. L. No. 574, December 20, 2016; D. O. No. 240, T. 413, 23 December 2016. (EXPIRES 1/03/2017)
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