DECREE of 3 JULY 2003.
Imposing Permanent Inter-ministerial Working Group for the purpose of specifying and other matters.
The PRESIDENT of the REPUBLIC, in the use of the role that gives the art. 84, item VI, subparagraph a, of the Constitution, DECREES: Art. 1 Is established Permanent Inter-ministerial Working Group with the purpose of proposing measures and coordinate actions aimed at reducing the rates of deforestation in the Legal Amazon, through the following instruments: I-land planning in the municipalities that make up the arc of Deforestation;
II-credit and tax incentives to increase economic efficiency and sustainability of already deforested areas;
III-procedures for the implementation of environmentally sustainable infrastructure;
IV-employment and income generation in recovery activities of altered areas;
V-incorporation into the production process of open areas and abandoned and management of forest areas;
VI-performance of federal agencies responsible for monitoring and monitoring of illegal activities in the Arc of Deforestation;
VII-establishment of special area of Territorial Management in the area of influence of the BR 163 (Cuiabá-Santarém); and VIII-others it deems pertinent.
Art. 2 the Working Group will be composed by the holders of the following organs: I-Civil House of the Presidency of the Republic, who shall coordinate;
II-Ministry of agriculture, livestock and food supply;
III-Ministry of science and technology;
IV-Ministry of defence;
V-Ministry of agrarian development;
VI-Ministry of development, industry and foreign trade;
VII-Ministry of national integration;
VIII-Ministry of Justice;
IX-Ministry of environment;
X-Ministry of mines and energy;
XI-Ministry of labor and employment; and XII-Ministry of transport.
§ 1 the holders can be represented in their impediments by the respective Executive Secretaries.
§ 2 the Coordinator of the Working Group may invite representatives of other bodies or public or private entities to participate in meetings organized by it.
Art. 3 the Working Group shall submit to the President of the Republic, within thirty days from the date of publication of this Decree, action plan containing the emergency measures to be implemented.
Sole paragraph. After the time limit referred to in the caput, the Working Group shall meet bimonthly with the objective to monitor and evaluate the implementation of actions and proposing additional measures, or at any time by convening its Coordinator.
Art. 4 the participation in the Working Group, that this Decree, shall lead to remuneration and not public service will be considered relevant.
Art. 5 this Decree shall enter into force on the date of its publication.
Brasilia, July 3 2003; 182 of independence and 115 of the Republic.
LUIZ INACIO LULA DA SILVA José Dirceu de Oliveira e Silva Marina Silva attachment (s)