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Decree Law No. 45/2020

Publication: Republic Diary No. 142/2020, Series I of 2020-07-23
  • Issuer: Presidency of the Council of Ministers
  • Diploma Type: Decree Law
  • Number: 45/2020
  • Pages: 112 - 113

Summary in plain english

What is it?

This decree-law recognizes the public interest of the "Fernando Pessoa" Foundation School of Health. What is going to change?

The "Fernando Pessoa" Foundation School of Health operates in the municipality of Porto, or in premises located in the municipality of Porto as long as they are deemed appropriate pursuant to the law.

The "Fernando Pessoa" Foundation School of Health is authorized to initially minister:

    a) The study cycles of a polytechnic nature accredited by the Agência de Avaliação e Acreditação do Ensino Superior (Agency for Evaluation and Accreditation of Higher Education) and registered by the Directorate-General for Higher Education (DGES) operating in the organic sub-units of polytechnic nature of the Fernando Pessoa University;

    b) Professional higher technical courses registered by the DGES operating in the polytechnic subunits of the Fernando Pessoa University.

What advantages does it bring?

The public interest of the "Fernando Pessoa" Foundation School of Health is recognized and consequently its name is registered.

This School is directed towards teaching, oriented research and the provision of services in the health area.

When does it enter into force?

This decree-law enters into force on 28 July 2020.

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