Instituciones representativas de pueblos indígenas


Representative institutions of indigenous peoples

As provided by subsection c) of Article 19º and the First Supplementary Provision of Law N° 29785, Law of the Right to Prior Consultation with Indigenous Peoples or Native, regarding the consultation process, is a function of the Vice Ministry of Multiculturalism's Ministry of Culture, while specialized technical body on indigenous matters of the Executive Power, to keep a record of the institutions representing Indigenous or Native Peoples and identify those that should be consulted regarding a legislative or administrative measure.

According to the provisions of articles 1° and 5° of Supreme Decree Nº 023-211-EM Regulation of Procedure for the application of the Right of Consultation to Indigenous People for energy mining activities, issued on May 12, 2011, in case is determined that a PERUPETRO S.A. administrative measure may directly affect indigenous peoples, should carry out a Consultation Process with indigenous peoples' representatives elected in accordance with its internal procedures, their uses and customs, duly accredited in the relevant Record of the Ministry of Culture.

Note: The Supreme Decree Nº 023-2011-EM is repealed once into effect the Law of Prior Consultation (within ninety days of its publication), in accordance with the provisions of the Third Final Supplementary Provision of the Law N° 29785, Law of the Right to Prior Consultation with Indigenous Peoples or Native.

Responsible for the delivery of information:
Pedro Arce Chirinos
Responsible for Transparency:
Lenin Asmat Alcalá