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New Environmental Policy (April 16, 2014) by Eduardo Soares

On April 14, 2014, the Government of Portugal published Law No. 19, which defines the basis ...

Topic: Environmental protection
Jurisdiction: Brazil

International Adoption (March 28, 2014) by Eduardo Soares

On March 24, 2014, Brazil's National Council of Justice (Conselho Nacional de Justiça, CNJ) approved an ...

Topic: Adoption and foster care; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Brazil

More Medical Doctors Program Launched (October 30, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

On October 22, 2013, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,871 (Lei No. 12.871, ...

Topic: Health
Jurisdiction: Brazil

National Contingency Plan for Oil Pollution Incidents (October 30, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

On October 22, 2013, Brazil enacted Decree No. 8,127 (Decreto No. 8.127, de 22 de ...

Topic: Environmental protection; Natural resources
Jurisdiction: Brazil

New Law Defines "Criminal Organization" and Provides for Investigatory and Other Procedures (August 12, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

On August 2, 2013, Brazil enacted Law No. 12,850 (Lei No. 12.850, de 2 ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Youth Statute Enacted (August 08, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

On August 5, 2013, Brazil's Parliament enacted the Youth Statute (Estatuto da Juventude) through Law No. ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Resolution Allowing Use of In Vitro Fertilization by Gay Couples and Single Persons Published (May 13, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

On May 9, 2013, Resolution No. 213, issued by the Brazilian Federal Council of Medicine (Conselho ...

Topic: Health
Jurisdiction: Brazil

New WTO General Director Is a Brazilian Diplomat (May 08, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

For the first time, a Latin-American citizen will lead the World Trade Organization (WTO). Roberto Azevêdo, ...

Topic: Foreign trade and international finance
Jurisdiction: Brazil; World Trade Organization

No More Visa Cap for Haitian Citizens (May 03, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

On April 29, 2013, the Brazilian National Council of Immigration (Conselho Nacional de Imigração—CNIg), published Normative ...

Topic: Visas and passports
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Agreement to Skip Visas (May 03, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

Brazil and Mexico recently signed a new agreement to mutually end the use of visas. The ...

Topic: Visas and passports
Jurisdiction: Brazil; Mexico

Mandatory Pre-School Enrollment for Four-Year-Old Children (April 18, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

A federal law approved on April 4, 2013 (Lei No. 12.796, de 4 de ...

Topic: Education
Jurisdiction: Brazil

No More Initials on Supreme Court Criminal Cases (April 18, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

On April 10, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided during an administrative session that the ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Constitutional Amendment Creates Four New Federal Regional Tribunals (April 09, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

On April 3, 2013, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies approved, on its second reading, a constitutional ...

Topic: Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Bloc Creates Development Bank (March 29, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

On March 26, 2013,the BRICS bloc announced that its members had reached an agreement to create ...

Topic: Banks and financial institutions
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Labor Rights of Household Workers (March 27, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

On March 26, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Senate unanimously approved, on a second and final round, ...

Topic: Labor
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Congress Rejects Presidential Vetoes to Petroleum Royalties Law (March 11, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

On March 7, 2013, the Brazilian Congress rejected the vetoes by President Dilma Roussef on November ...

Topic: Natural resources
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Naturalization Annulment Requires a Judicial Procedure (February 20, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

On February 7, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided that an alien's naturalization as a ...

Topic: Citizenship and nationality
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Zero Tolerance of Drunk Driving (January 31, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

On January 29, 2013, a Resolution (Resolução CONTRAN No. 432 de 23 de Janeiro de ...

Topic: Driving while intoxicated
Jurisdiction: Brazil

President Vetoes Amendment to Disarmament Statute (January 11, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

On January 10, 2013, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef vetoed a bill (Mensagem de Veto No. ...

Topic: Firearms and explosives
Jurisdiction: Brazil

New Law Requires Listing of Taxes on Receipts (December 28, 2012) by Eduardo Soares

According to Law No. 12,741, promulgated by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef on December 8, 2012 (

Topic: Taxation
Jurisdiction: Brazil

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Last updated: April 16, 2014