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Bolsonaro set to silently review Brazilian entire regulatory system

Bolsonaro set to silently review Brazilian entire regulatory system
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At the end of November 28, the federal government published Decree number 10.139/2019, requiring a review of all regulatory acts in the country within a period of 18 months. What at first appears to be merely another administrative act without any great importance, could, in fact, have serious effects on the entire federal apparatus.

The decree forces federal government agencies to revise and consolidate all normative acts currently in force which are inferior to decrees. In other words, all ordinances, resolutions, notices, normative instructions, letters, guidelines, directives—among others—will be reviewed and may have their wording modified, be merged with...

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