Political Constitution

CHAPTER III – RIGHTS GROUPS AND THE ENVIRONMENT ARTICLE 78. The law shall regulate the quality control of goods and services offered and provided to the community, as well as information to be provided to the public in its marketing. Shall, in accordance with the law, who in the production and marketing of goods and services, jeopardize the health, safety and the proper supplies to consumers and users. The State shall guarantee the participation of consumer organizations and users in the study of the provisions that concern them. To enjoy this right should be representative organizations and observe internal democratic procedures.

ARTICLE 79. All persons are entitled to enjoy a healthy environment. The law ensures the participation of the community in decisions that may affect it. It is the duty of the State to protect the diversity and integrity of the environment, conserve areas of special ecological importance, promoting education for the achievement of these purposes. ARTICLE 80. The State plan the management and utilization of natural resources to ensure sustainable development, conservation, restoration or replacement. It must also prevent and control the factors of environmental deterioration, impose legal sanctions and demand compensation for damages. Also, cooperate with other nations in protecting the ecosystems located in the border areas.

ARTICLE 81. Prohibited the manufacture, importation, possession and use of chemical, biological and nuclear weapons and the introduction of the national territory of nuclear waste and toxic waste. The State shall regulate the ingress and exit of genetic resources and their use, according to the national interest.