The Ministry of Finance and Public Credit (SHCP) published today a decree in Official Gazette of the Federation (DOF) Through which the state of Puebla is integrated into the program to regulate used vehicles of foreign origin, known as “chocolate”, with which they have already added 13 entities Already involved in these procedures.
The Federal Agency indicated that in order to continue the strategy of discouraging the use of Chocolate cars in committing crimes against the security and finances of Mexicans, “It is necessary to join the Puebla regularization program”an entity with a high proportion of immigrant population in United State also Canada.
He added in the document that this led to the seizure of a large number of used vehicles of foreign origin irregularly Thus, persons residing in the territory of the said State, Use these compounds as a means of action.
He stressed that these measures are conducive to achieving a greater scope for the seizure program for used and illegally imported vehicles in the states Baja California, Baja California Sur, Chihuahua, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Durango, Michoacan de Ocampoand Nayarit, Nuevo Leon, Puebla, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas.
This, “for the purpose of granting legal certainty to owners of said vehicles residing in the indicated countries, as well as Avoid blackmailing Mexican families“.
The Ministry of Finance indicated that the decree will enter into force from today and will remain in effect until its date September 20, 2022.