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(7) Small claims courts, neighborhood prevention and protection and municipal police services, in accordance with applicable national legislation.
(8) Any others with which Municipalities may be charged under the Constitution and by law. The actions that Municipalities have the power to take within the scope of their competence are without prejudice to national and state competence as defined by law in accordance with the Constitution.


Article 179: Municipalities shall have the following revenues:

(1) Those deriving from their capital assets, including the proceeds from their common lands and other property.
(2) Charges for the use of their goods or services; administrative charges for licenses or authorizations; taxes on economic activities in the areas of industry, business and services, or those of similar kind, with the limitations established in this Constitution; taxes on urban real property, vehicles, public shows, games and lawful wagering; advertising and commercial publicity; and, the special tax on increased property values generated by changes in use or intensity of exploitation from which they benefit because of zoning plans.
(3) The rural territorial tax or tax on rural estates; sharing in the tax on improvements and other national and state taxes, in accordance with the laws creating such taxes.
(4) Those deriving from the constitutional revenue share and other national or state transfers or subsidies.
(5) The proceeds from fines and penalties imposed within the scope of their competence, or delegated to them.
(6) Such others as may be determined by law.


Article 180: The taxing power that is vested in Municipalities is different from and independent of the regulatory powers over certain fields or activities conferred by this Constitution or laws on National or State Authority.