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Decree Law No. 175/2019

Publication: Republic Diary No. 249/2019, Series I of 2019-12-27
  • Issuer: Presidency of the Council of Ministers
  • Diploma Type: Decree Law
  • Number: 175/2019
  • Pages: 3 - 4

Summary in plain english

What is it?

This decree-law amends the diploma on the transfer of Sociedade de Transportes Coletivos do Porto, S. A. (STCP - Collective Transports of Porto Company) from the State to the municipalities.

What is going to change?

The entry into force of the diploma is altered.

Thus, if until 1 January 2020 the prior approval of the Court of Auditors for the public service contract does not occur, the decree enters into force 30 days after obtaining the visa.

What advantages does it bring?

It makes it possible to make the modification of the public service contract in effect compatible with the effective transfer of STCP to the municipalities.

When does it enter into force?

This decree-law enters into force on 28 December 2019.

Original Version


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