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Decree Law No. 41/2020

Publication: Republic Diary No. 139/2020, Series I of 2020-07-20
  • Issuer: Presidency of the Council of Ministers
  • Diploma Type: Decree Law
  • Number: 41/2020
  • Pages: 4 - 6

Summary in plain english

What is it?

This decree-law creates the position of National Representative in the Common Programme for the Logistics Support of Submarines, to represent the Ministry of National Defence in this body, based in Koblenz, Germany.

What is going to change?

The position of National Representative is held by a senior officer appointed, in normal commission, by order of the members of the Government responsible for the areas of foreign affairs and national defence, upon proposal of the Chief of Staff of the Navy.

The commission shall have a duration of three years, without prejudice to the anticipation of its termination that hinders its normal course.

What advantages does it bring?

This decree-law allows the creation of a common management of spare parts, which will allow shorter immobilizations of the submarines and operational benefits arising from the sharing of knowledge and common management of systems and equipment, allowing common solutions and avoiding and anticipating the respective logistic outdated.

When does it enter into force?

This decree-law enters into force on 21 July 2020.

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