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Decree Law No. 53-B/2021

Publication: Republic Diary No. 120/2021, Series I of 2021-06-23
  • Issuer: Presidency of the Council of Ministers
  • Diploma Type: Decree Law
  • Number: 53-B/2021
  • Pages: 1257-(2) a 1257-(9)

Summary in plain english

What is it?

This decree-law establishes the exceptional scheme of budget execution and procedural simplification of the Recovery and Resilience Plan (PRR), creating mechanisms for State agencies and bodies to implement it in a faster and more agile manner.

What is going to change?

Considering that the governance model of the European funds allocated to Portugal through the PRR has been established, as well as the organic structure regarding the exercise of strategic and operational management powers, through the creation of the "Recovering Portugal” (Recuperar Portugal) Mission Structure, which objective is to promote the management and monitoring of the implementation and achievement of the operational objectives of the PRR, mechanisms are now created so that State and social security agencies and bodies have all the conditions and autonomy for a quick implementation of the PRR.

What advantages does it bring?

This decree-law allows a fast execution for the recovery of our economy and for the recovery of a set of strategic goals of our country.

When does it enter into force?

This decree-law enters into force on 24 June 2021.

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