Ley General de Derechos Lingüísticos de los Pueblos Indígenas

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General Law of Indigenous Peoples' Linguistic Rights
LVIII Legislature of the Mexican Congress
CitationDOF 13-03-2003
Signed10 March 2003
Signed byVicente Fox Quesada
Effective14 March 2003
Amended by
DOF 06-04-2010
DOF 18-06-2010
DOF 18-06-2010
DOF 09-04-2012
DOF 15-12-2015
DOF 15-12-2015
DOF 17-12-2015
DOF 20-06-2018
Status: Unknown

Ley General de Derechos Lingüísticos de los Pueblos Indígenas (En: General Law of Indigenous Peoples' Linguistic Rights) was published in the Mexican Official Journal of the Federation on 13 March 2003[1] during the term of Mexican President Vicente Fox Quesada. It gave rise to the creation of the National Institute of Indigenous Languages.[2]

This law is a juridical element that specifies the recognition of the individual and collective rights of the persons and peoples who own and practice some of the 68 indigenous languages of Mexico. In addition, it specifies nations as to be understood by indigenous languages and national languages, the conditions of application of the decree, and the attributes, purposes and functions of the National Institute of Indigenous Languages. The law also considers indigenous languages an integral part of the national cultural and linguistic heritage of Mexico.[2]

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  1. ^ Lang, 2008; p.115
  2. ^ a b "Ley General de Derechos Lingüísticos de los Pueblos Indígenas" (PDF) (in Spanish). 2003. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 3 August 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

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