At the same time, Interior Minister, Carolina Toha, highlighted the scope of the legal initiative, while it is “clear that the protection of critical infrastructure has its own way which does not equate to a state of exception”, such as in the southern macrozone since last year. found applicable.
this Wednesday Senate sends constitutional reform project to armed forces to protect critical infrastructure, Description An article by This Afternoon Once upon a time Which confirms that the independent senator Fabiola Campillai had only one vote in the legislative process.
Despite MP’s opposition The initiative received forceful and lopsided support from the ruling party to the far rightWith 46 votes, after which it goes to the Chamber of Deputies, where it will continue to be processed.
initiative Authorizes the executive to call in the armed forces (FF.AA) to protect critical infrastructure in the event of a “serious or imminent” threat to itRecognizing it as essential and public utility facilities or services which, inter alia, would, if affected, cause serious damage to the health or supply of the population, essential economic activity, the environment or safety.
The foregoing, without it translating into suspension or limitation of constitutional rights and guarantees, among other considerations of the project.
Accepted | The Senate Chamber approved a project to amend the Fundamental Charter to allow the protection of critical infrastructure by the armed forces in case of a serious or imminent threat.
— Chilean Senate (@Senado_Chile) January 11, 2023
home Minister, Carolina Toha highlights the scope of the legal initiative, Whereas It is “clear that the protection of critical infrastructure has its own method which does not equate to a state of exception”.As applicable since last year in the Southern Macrozone.
In addition, it Provides an alternative to tackling the long-running, complex migrant crisis some northern regions are facingAfter the government classified border areas as critical infrastructure.
In another area, the project contemplates a temporary provision for the president to establish the criteria required for the armed forces to guard the borders.
Also, it determines Armed forces can only be given powers of identity control and registration in areas demarcated by decree, Apart from strictly detaining people to make them available to the police,