The Emergency Law for Land and Housing was signed on Friday by the Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez.
The formal approval of the law took place at military base in the southwest of Caracas Known as Fuerte Tiuna, where the president inspected a housing project being developed with the participation of delegations from China , Russia and Belarus .
Earlier, during a ceremony with the United Socialist Party of Venezuela, Chávez referred to the importance of effective solutions regarding the housing issue.
"Today I am going to approve the Emergency Law of Housing and Urban Land , for the people," he said.
At the same time, Chávez warned of the risks that exist in some areas that do not comply with the appropriate characteristics to build houses. "There are hills that are crumbling. They [some oppositionist sectors] do not see that, do not want to accept that," he pointed out.
He reiterated his desire to speed things up and return the Enabling Act to the National Assembly, when the legal objectives needed to address the emergency caused by the recent rains in the country will be covered.
Radio Nacional de Venezuela, Press -Venezuelan Embassy to the US / January 24, 2011