On 29 May 2021, Law No. 31204 (“Law”) was published, creating a legal framework for the collection, protection, research, preservation, custody, enhancement, access, dissemination and sustainable use of the paleontological heritage of Peru, under the guidance of the Geological Mining and Metallurgical Institute (INGEMMET in Spanish). The status of paleontological heritage is presumed, despite not having been declared by the INGEMMET.
Supreme Decree 162-2021-EF was published in the official journal “El Peruano” on 26 June 2021, modifying the Regulations of the State Procurement Law, which will apply to selection procedures that are convened from 12 July 2021 and to the contracts that derive from such procedures.
By Ministerial Resolution No. 072-2021-MINAM, published in the Official Journal El Peruano on 30 April 2021, the Ministry of the Environment ordered the publication of the Draft Supreme Decree approving the ‘Provisions for the Management of Eco-Efficiency in Public Administration Entities’ in its institutional portal, in order to receive opinions and/or suggestions from interested parties, for a period of 15 working days from the publication.