The Senate of the Republic unanimously approved with 107 votes in favor the General Law of National Assets to establish free access and transit on the beaches of Mexico
The Senate of the Republic unanimously approved with 107 votes in favor of the General Law of National Assets to establish free access and transit on the beaches of Mexico without any restrictions, despite property prohibitions, applied by tourist complexes. or owners of adjoining land.
According to the ruling, it is established that concessions and permits will be revoked for those who prohibit or obstruct the free transit through Mexican beaches, this in order to enforce the statutes of the right to enjoy common use goods such as Beaches of the federal maritime zone that, throughout the national territory, amount to 11,122 kilometers.
In case of incurring the prohibitions, the Senate approved sanctions of up to one million 42 thousand pesos to people or hoteliers who continue with these practices that violate public access to the beaches of Mexico.
In addition to this, the reform contemplates that in the event that there is no public road that communicates with the beach, the owner of the adjoining property must allow access to the maritime beaches under the effects that the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources agrees.