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Decree Law No. 80/2021

Publication: Republic Diary No. 194/2021, Series I of 2021-10-06
  • Issuer: Presidency of the Council of Ministers
  • Diploma Type: Decree Law
  • Number: 80/2021
  • Pages: 3 - 13

Summary in plain english

What is it?

This decree-law updates the organisational and operational regime of the Ombudsman's Office.

What is going to change?

Its internal organisation is strengthened with new requirements, in order to give the Ombudsman the methods necessary for the institution to continue to fulfil, in changing contexts and in accordance with diversified guidelines, the fundamental objectives which directed its creation.

What advantages does it bring?

This decree-law allows overcoming the current structural shortcomings, thus strengthening its internal organisation.

When does it enter into force?

This decree-law enters into force on 5 November 2021.

Original Version


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