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State of Constitutional Exception of Catastrophe is extended

June 15, 2020

On June 15, as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak that affects the country, the President of the Republic, Sebastián Piñera, decided to extend for an additional period of 90 days the State of Constitutional Exception of Catastrophe, due to public calamity, declared in the whole Chilean territory by supreme decree No. 104, of 2020, issued by the Ministry of the Interior and Public Security, and its modifications. This extension took place under Supreme Decree Nº 269, published in the Official Gazette on June 16.

Additionally, it was informed that all the appointments of the Heads of National Defense in each region of the country will be renewed for this period, except those of the Heads of National Defense of the Maule and Ñuble regions.

If you have any questions regarding the matters discussed in this news alert, please contact the following attorneys or call your regular Carey contact.


Ignacio Gillmore
+56 2 2928 2612

Cindy Thorsen
+56 2 2928 2612

José Ignacio Mercado
+56 2 2928 2612


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