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Decree Law No. 39/2020

Publication: Republic Diary No. 137/2020, Series I of 2020-07-16
  • Issuer: Presidency of the Council of Ministers
  • Diploma Type: Decree Law
  • Number: 39/2020
  • Pages: 7 - 8

Summary in plain english

What is it?

This Decree-Law amends the rules relating to the assets of Casa do Douro, extending the deadline for the extraordinary regularisation process.

What is going to change?

The extraordinary regularization process of the Casa do Douro's assets will take place between 25 June 2016 and its conclusion. Until now, the deadline was 30 June 2019.

The administrative committe, which controls the extraordinary regularization process, submits to the Government, until 31 March of each year, the accounts for the previous calendar year.

What advantages does it bring?

This decree-law guarantees legal security:

    • By reinforcing the legality of the acts to be performed by the administrative committee; and
    • By ensuring the management of the Casa do Douro's assets until the conclusion of the extraordinary regularisation process.
When does it enter into force?

This decree-law enters into force on 17 July 2020 and takes effect from 1 July 2019.

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