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Law on Resources and Competences for the Provision of Education and Health Services (Law No. 715 of 2001)


The law allocates responsibilities for the provision of health and education services, including food catering services.


The law foresees that it is the responsibility of the districts and municipalities to guarantee food catering service for the students of their jurisdiction. For this purpose, they allocate 0.5% of the resources of the General Participation System [Sistema General de Participaciones] (Art. 2 and 76.17).