ARTICLE 2: AMOUNT, FORM, PLACE, AND TIME OF PAYMENT

     

    The payments established in this Law will be paid in the amount, form, place, and time of payment indicated in each chapter. When in the respective chapter the form, amount, place, and time of payment are not established, these provisions will apply.

    Decentralized public bodies that, in compliance with the purpose for which they were created, use or take advantage of public domain assets of the Nation or provide the exclusive public services of the State, will be obliged to pay the payments established in this Law with the exceptions that in the same are indicated.

    When decentralized bodies are constituted or modified that, in compliance with the purpose for which they were created, provide exclusive services of the State or use or take advantage of public domain assets of the Nation, they will be obliged to pay 10% of their total monthly income from the realization of the activities of its object.

    The rights that the decentralized bodies are obliged to pay for rendering exclusive services of the State in compliance with the purpose for which they were created, will be destined to the body in question if they are in a deficit state to cover their operating, conservation, maintenance, and investment up to the amount of the corresponding budget deficiency. This circumstance and the corresponding amount will be determined by the Secretary of Finance and Public Credit (Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público) which, where appropriate, may grant the respective authorization. Surplus amounts will not have a specific destination.

    The Federation, the Federal District, the States, the Municipalities, the decentralized bodies, or any other person, even if in accordance with other laws or decrees they are not obliged to pay contributions or are exempt from them, they must pay the payments established by this Law with the exceptions indicated therein.