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Decree Law No. 135/2019

Publication: Republic Diary No. 171/2019, Series I of 2019-09-06
  • Issuer: Presidency of the Council of Ministers
  • Diploma Type: Decree Law
  • Number: 135/2019
  • Pages: 74 - 75

Summary in plain english

What is it?

This decree-law amends the rules that establish the composition, competences, operation and electoral process of the Navy classes’ councils.

What is going to change?

For the purpose of promotion by choice, the officers, sergeants and privates of the permanent staff are appointed by relative merit.

Within the scope of the elected members of the sergeants' class council committees, the position of higher sergeant is included.

What advantages does it bring?

This decree-law allows to restructure and reorganize the Navy’s structure.

When does it enter into force?

This decree-law enters into force on the day following its publication.

Original Version


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