Bolivia: A Handbook

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1892 - Bolivia - 413 pages
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Page 125 - Promulgation of the laws shall be made by the President of the Republic in this form. "Whereas the National Congress has sanctioned the following law:... Therefore, I hereby promulgate it so that it may be kept and obeyed as a law of the Republic.
Page 391 - ... soil, or granted by a regular concession in the form of a patent, also by the State and subject to the provisions of the present law, to a third applicant. ART. 4. Mines are real estate and constitute a property different and independent from the land in which they are situated, even if their owner and the owner of the land are one and the same person.
Page 121 - ... had, or had not, already been the subject of a trial and conviction, if so required by some grave reason of public utility. If Congress is not in session, the Executive shall exercise this power with the advice of the Council of State. 15. To establish the place of residence of the Supreme Powers. 16. To permit the transit of foreign troops through the territory of the Republic, or to refuse such permission, and to allow or disallow foreign men-ofwar to remain for more than two months in the...
Page 25 - ... population, and civilization of these districts ; " Whereas, 2d, the navigation of these rivers is the most efficacious and certain means of developing the riches of this territory, by placing it in communication with the exterior, and applying to its waters the fruitful principle of free navigation, as useful to the interests of the republic as to those of the world ; " Whereas, 3d, by the law of nature and of nations, confirmed by the conventions of modern Europe, and applied in the New World...
Page 41 - ... but gave agricultural, medicinal, and other products, such as commanded ready sale in any foreign market ; sixty-five kinds of rare and beautiful cabinet woods stood untouched by man in the great virgin forests of the north and east. The mountains were weighted down with silver, copper, tin and other metals, and the people gazing upon a wealth sufficient to pay the national debts of the world, and yet unavailable for lack of means of communication.
Page 135 - ... government, shall be communicated by report to the council of the kingdom. Should the council agree to this report, by two-thirds majority, its president shall submit it to the Cortes which, meeting within eight days, shall adopt the necessary measures. Art. 15. Any act taken under this law by the Cortes must be approved by a majority of two-thirds of the members present who must form an absolute majority of the total membership of the Cortes. LABOR CHARTER Declaration of March 9, 1938, converted...
Page 119 - ... of citizenship shall be forfeited: 1. By naturalization in a foreign country. '2. By judicial sentence passed by a competent tribunal inflicting any form of corporal punishment, until rehabilitation is obtained. 3. By declaration of fraudulent bankruptcy. 4. By acceptance of employment, functions, or decorations from a foreign Government without special permission from the Senate. ART. 36. The rights of citizenshipare suspended and shall remain suojudice.
Page 390 - ... however laid on the ground, whether on the surface, or beneath the same, in any manner or form, belong originally to the State. ART. 2. For the purposes of this law, the soil and the subsoil are two things altogether different. Soil is the exterior coat, or surface, extending downwards only to such a depth as may be reached by the work of the owner, either when engaged in agricultural pursuits or when paving or making foundations, or doing any other labor whatsoever different from mining.
Page 118 - ART. 31. Bolivians by birth are: 1. Those, born in the territory of the Republic. 2. Those born in a foreign country of a Bolivian father or mother in the service of the Republic, or who emigrated for political reasons. These shall be held to be Bolivians even in case that under any special law actual nativity in Bolivian territory may be required.
Page 139 - EN NICARAGUA. In the preparation of these tables the official classification of the Nicaraguan tariff has been followed, which differs materially from that of the United States. The valuations expressed in English are calculated on the basis of the official valuation of foreign coins issued by the Director of the Mint of the United States, July i, 1891, in which the peso is valued 73.6 cents United States currency. Duties are assessed on gross weight, no deduction being made for the package. Articles.

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