Decree No. 5979, Of 6 December 2006

Original Language Title: Decreto nº 5.979, de 6 de Dezembro de 2006

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Decree No. 5979 of 6 DECEMBER 2006.
Approves the Regimental Structure and the framework Statement of Positions and Functions functions of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and other matters.
The PRESIDENT of the REPUBLIC, in the use of the powers conferred. 84, subparagraphs IV and VI) (? the?, of the Constitution, and in view of the provisions of law No. 10683 of 28 May 2003, DECREES: Art. 1 Are approved Regimental structure and the framework Statement of Positions and Functions functions of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in the form of annexes I and II to this Decree.
Art. 2 as a result of the provisions of art. 1st, are redeployed, in the form set out in annex III to this Decree, the following positions in the Group's Commission-direction and Advice-FROM: I-Management Secretariat, the Ministry of planning, budget and management, to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: three of 101.6; one of the 101.5; six of 101.4; five of 101.3; one of 101.2; one of 101.1; one of the 102.5; one of the 102.3 and eight of the 102.2; and (II)-the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Department of management, the Ministry of planning, budget and management: one of the 102.4 and one of 102.1.
Art. 3 The apostilamentos arising from the adoption of the Regimental Structure of the art. 1 shall occur within 20 days, counted of the date of publication of this Decree.
Sole paragraph. After the apostilamentos referred to in the caput, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs will publish, in the Official Gazette, within thirty days, counted of the date of publication of this Decree, a nominal relationship of holders of positions in the Group's Commission-direction and Advice-of, referred to in annex II, indicating even the number of vacant positions, their name and their level.
Art. 4 the internal regulations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall be approved by the Minister of State.
Art. 5 this Decree shall enter into force on the date of its publication.
Art. 6 Are repealed decrees on 5032, 5 April 2004, 5214, of 28 September 2004, and 5498, of 25 July 2005.
Brasília, December 6 2006; 185 of independence and 118 of the Republic.
LUIZ INACIO LULA DA SILVA Celso Luiz Nunes Amorim, Paulo Bernardo Silva this text does not replace that published in the REGIMENTAL STRUCTURE 7.12.2006 annex I the MINISTRY of FOREIGN AFFAIRS chapter I of the NATURE and JURISDICTION Art. 1 the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, organ of the direct administration, its area of competence the following subjects: (I)-international policy;
II-diplomatic relations and consular services;
III-participation in trade negotiations, economic, and cultural techniques with Governments and foreign entities;
IV-International cooperation programmes and trade promotion; and V-support to delegations, committees and Brazilian agencies and representations international and multilateral bodies.
Sole paragraph. It is up to the Ministry to assist the President in formulating foreign policy of Brazil, ensure its implementation and to maintain relations with foreign States, international organizations and bodies.
CHAPTER II ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE Art. 2 the Ministry has the following organizational structure: I-direct and immediate assistance agencies when Minister of State: a) Office;
b) Diplomatic Planning Secretariat;
(c) Special Federal Affairs) assistance and parliamentarians;
d) Press Office; and legal advice);
II-central organ of direction: General Secretariat of Foreign Affairs: the Office of the Secretary General);
b) Secretariat-General Policy i: 1. Department of Europe;
2. Department of Human Rights and social issues;
3. Department of international organizations;
4. Department of the environment and special themes; and 5. Department of energy;
c) Secretariat-General Policy II: 1. The African Department;
2. Department of Asia and Oceania; and 3. Department of Middle East and Central Asia;
d) Secretariat General of South America: 1. Department of South America;
2. Department of integration;
3. Department of international negotiations; and 4. Department of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean;
and Secretariat-General) Economic and technological Affairs: 1. Economic Department; and 2. Department of Scientific and technological Themes;
f) Secretariat General Brazilian communities abroad: 1. Department of Brazilian overseas Communities; and 2. Department of foreigners;
g) Secretariat General for cooperation and trade promotion;
1. Brazilian Cooperation Agency;
2. sales promotion Department; and 3. Cultural Department;
h) Secretariat-General of the foreign service: 1. Department of administration;
2. communications and documentation Department; and 3. Foreign Service Department;
I) General Service Inspectorate;
j) internal affairs at the foreign service;
l) Ceremonial; and m) Instituto Rio Branco;
III-decentralised units: a) representative offices; and b) Brazilian markers Boundaries Commissions;
IV-organs abroad: the permanent diplomatic missions);
b) Consular Offices; and c) specific Units for administrative, technical, cultural activities or financial resources management;
V-sector body: Secretariat of Internal Control;
VI-collective bodies: a) External Policy Council; and b) promotions Committee;
VII-linked entity: Fundação Alexandre de Gusmão.
Sole paragraph. The set of agencies of the Ministry in Brazil is the State Secretary of Foreign Affairs.
CHAPTER III the POWERS of section I of the Direct and immediate Assistance to the Minister of State Art. 3 the Office shall: (I)-watch the Minister of State in its political and social representation, take care of the public relations and the preparation and dispatch of your mail room personnel;
II-promoting the articulation between the Ministry and the Presidency of the Republic; and III-conduct other activities determined by the Minister of State.
Art. 4 Diplomatic Planning Secretariat shall: i. develop planning activities political, economic and diplomatic action;
II-track, under the Ministry, the Ministry of defence-related issues; and III-certain activities by the Minister of State.
Art. 5 the Special Advisory Federal and Parliamentary Affairs shall: i. promote the articulation between the Ministry and the National Congress and provide service to consultations and formulated requirements;
II-promoting the articulation between the Ministry and the State and local governments, and State and municipal assemblies, in order to assist them in their external initiatives and provide service to queries formulated; and III-conduct other activities determined by the Minister of State.
Art. 6 the press office shall: (I) promote articulation between the Ministry and the mass media;
II. provide the official publication and disclosure of matters relating to the area of activity of the Ministry;
III-disclose notes to the press;
IV-to coordinate, together with the Secretariat of the press and Disclosure of the Presidency of the Republic, the press coverage on trips of the President of the Republic abroad and in the national territory, when related to foreign policy, and at events in the Itamaraty;
V-coordinate travel press coverage of the Minister of State of Foreign Affairs abroad, in Portugal and in events in Itamaraty; and I saw you take care of accreditation of journalists and foreign correspondents.
Art. 7 the legal advice, sectoral body of law General, shall: (I)-provide advice and assistance to the Minister of State in matters of legal nature;
II-exercise the coordination of activities of the legal entity linked;
III-set interpretation of the Constitution, treaties and laws, other normative acts to be uniformly followed under the Ministry and the linked entity, when there is no normative guidance of the Attorney-General's Office;
IV-prepare studies and prepare information for request of the Minister of State;
V-watch the Minister of State in the internal control of the legality of administrative acts to be performed by him or already in place and those from bodies or linked entity;
SAW-review, preview and conclusively, under the Ministry: a) the texts of notice with invitation to bid, as well as of their contracts or similar instruments to be published and concluded; and (b)) the acts for which go to recognize the non-requirement, or decide the exemption from bidding.
VII-to carry out other activities determined by the Minister of State.
Section II of the Central body of Art Direction. 8. The General Secretariat of Foreign Affairs shall: i. advise the Minister of State in the direction and execution of the foreign policy of Brazil, in the supervision of the diplomatic and consular services and the management of other businesses affection to the Ministry;
II-to guide, coordinate and supervise the administrative units of the Ministry abroad;

III-direct, guide, coordinate and supervise the activities of the units that make up the Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs, except of immediate and direct assistance to the Minister of State; and IV-perform other activities determined by the Minister of State.
Art. 9. The Office of the Secretary General shall: I-watch the Secretary-General of Foreign Affairs in its representation and political, social and administrative activities;
II. assist the Secretary-General of Foreign Affairs in the preparation and in the order of their shift; and III-conduct other activities determined by the Secretary General of Foreign Affairs.
Art. 10. The Secretariat-General Policy I compete advising the Secretary-General of Foreign Affairs in dealing with foreign policy issues of bilateral and multilateral nature, affects human rights issues and international materials of special character.
Art. 11. The Department of Europe compete to coordinate and monitor the politics of Brazil with each European country and with their respective geographical area.
Art. 12. The Department of Human Rights and social issues shall: (I)-propose guidelines of international foreign policy relating to human rights, women's rights, the rights of the child and adolescent, the question of human settlements, indigenous issues, the other topics discussed in United Nations specialized agencies on Social Affairs; and II coordinate the participation of the Brazilian Government bodies and international meetings regarding the area of its responsibility.
Art. 13. The Department of international organizations shall: (I)-propose guidelines of foreign policy, internationally, relating to the codification of international law, the issues pertaining to humanitarian law, disarmament, non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and the transfer of sensitive technologies, the political issues brought to the consideration of the United Nations and of the Organization of American States; and II coordinate the participation of the Brazilian Government bodies and international meetings regarding the area of its responsibility.
Art. 14. The Department of the environment and special themes shall: (I)-propose guidelines of foreign policy in the international arena regarding the environment, sustainable development, protection of the atmosphere, to Antarctica, outer space, the legal ordering of the sea and his regime, the economic use of the seabed and ocean floor and to the legal framework for fisheries;
II-to coordinate the preparation of subsidies and instructions, as well as the Brazilian Government's participation and representation in international bodies and meetings, in the field of its responsibility; and III-coordinate the participation of the Ministry and collegiate organs of the Brazilian Government, set out for discussion, definition and implementation of public policies in the areas of their responsibility.
Art. 15. The Department of energy shall: (I)-propose guidelines of foreign policy within the framework of bilateral relations, regional and international fora related to renewable and non-renewable energy resources;
II-negotiate external aspects of public policies relating to the use of energy resources (renewable and non-renewable), including the use of electric energy;
III-to take care of the external dimension of negotiations on geological and mineral area, including arrangements for import and export of ores;
IV-coordinating, within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, foreign policy actions related to the issues under the competence of this Department; and V-coordinate the participation of the Brazilian Government in bilateral negotiations, regional and international organizations with regard to the matters of their responsibility.
Sole paragraph. In the exercise of their duties, the Department of energy will act in coordination with the Ministry of mines and energy, other agencies of the public administration and civil society entities related to the themes in question.
Art. 16. The Secretariat-General Policy II competes advising the Secretary-General of Foreign Affairs in dealing with foreign policy matters of bilateral nature with the countries or the countries of these geographic areas.
Art. 17. The departments of Africa, Asia and Oceania and the Middle East and Central Asia it is the responsibility of coordinating and monitoring the policies of Brazil with each country and the whole of their respective geographical areas.
Art. 18. The Secretariat-General of the South America competes advising the Secretary-General of Foreign Affairs in dealing with the political and economic issues related to South America, including the themes affections regional integration, to Mexico, Central America and Caribbean.
Art. 19. The Department of the South America competes to coordinate and monitor the politics of Brazil with each country of this geographical area.
Art. 20. The Department of integration incumbent foreign policy guidelines, proposing internationally, concerning the process of Latin American integration and, in particular, the southern common market MERCOSUR.
Art. 21. The Department of international negotiations to prepare and carry out negotiations on duties and responsibilities of the FTAA, negotiations with the European Union and other region.
Art. 22. The Department of Mexico, Central America and Caribbean racing coordinate and follow up the policy with Mexico and Brazil each country of those geographic areas.
Art. 23. The Secretariat-General of Economic and technological Affairs competes advising the Secretary-General of Foreign Affairs in dealing with the issues related to technological issues and the international economy.
Art. 24. The Economic Department shall: (I)-propose guidelines of foreign policy in the international arena regarding the economic negotiations and international trade, access to markets, commercial defense and safeguards, services, investments and international flows of capital, agriculture and commodities and other international economic affairs; and II coordinate the participation of the Brazilian Government bodies, meetings and international negotiations in the area of its responsibility.
Art. 25. The Department of Scientific and technological Topics competes propose, in coordination with the geographical departments, foreign policy guidelines in the scientific and technological relations, but also affects intellectual property issues.
Art. 26. The Secretariat-General Brazilian communities abroad competes to take care of issues related to Brazilians abroad and foreigners who want to join the Brazil, including international legal cooperation.
Art. 27. The Department of Brazilian overseas Communities compete: I-guide and supervise the activities of consular nature and Brazilian assistance carried out by the administrative units of the Ministry in the country and abroad; and II-take care of the implementation of the Brazilian legal and regulatory rules regarding travel documents, within the Ministry.
Art. 28. Foreign Department competes: I-deal with matters relating to international judicial cooperation;
II-propose international acts on your responsibility and coordinate their negotiation, as well as examine the formal correction and prepare the final documents of other acts negotiated by all units of the Ministry; and III-monitor, under the Ministry, the issues concerning the national immigration policy.
Art. 29. The Secretariat-General of cooperation and trade promotion competes advising the Secretary-General of Foreign Affairs in dealing with the issues related to technical cooperation, with trade promotion and cultural policy.
Art. 30. The Brazilian Cooperation Agency competes coordinate, negotiate, approve, monitor and evaluate, at the national level, development cooperation in all areas of knowledge, received from other countries and international organizations and that between the Brazil and developing countries.
Art. 31. trade promotion Department competes to guide and control the activities of commercial promotion abroad.
Art. 32. The Cultural Department competes propose, in coordination with the geographical departments, foreign policy guidelines on cultural and educational relations, promote the Portuguese language, negotiate agreements, disseminate externally information about Brazilian art and culture and promote Brazil abroad.
Art. 33. The Secretariat-General of the foreign service shall: i. advise the Secretary-General of Foreign Affairs in dealing with all administrative aspects related to the implementation of foreign policy; and II-exercise the role of sectoral body of civilian personnel systems of the Federal Administration-SIPEC, administration of the information resources and Informatics-SISP, General Services-SISG, Federal budget and planning, Federal accounting and financial management, Federal departments and Coordination-General her subordinates.
Art. 34. The Department of administration shall: i. monitor the hiring of local personnel abroad;
II-to plan and supervise the activities of administration of material and patrimony of the organs of the Ministry, at home and abroad;
III. coordinate the bidding process; and

IV-supervising general administrative support services of the agencies of the Ministry in Brazil, noting the orientation of the central organ of SISG, which binds technically as sectoral body.
Art. 35. communications and documentation Department competes planning, supervise and coordinate the activities relating to the transmission, guard, recovery, circulation and dissemination of information and documents, as well as the computerization of communications, noting the orientation of the central organ of SISP, which binds technically as sectoral body.
Art. 36. The Foreign Service Department competes planning, coordinate and supervise the activities of the formulation and implementation of personnel policy, removal processes and capacity, including in its aspects of payments and medical and social assistance, noting the orientation of the central organ of the SIPEC, which binds technically as sectoral body.
Art. 37. The Inspectorate-General of the foreign service competes to develop administrative inspection activities and performance evaluation regarding the programmes and actions of the political, economic, commercial, consular, cultural, technical cooperation and scientific-technological cooperation of organizational units in the Secretariat of State and abroad.
Art. 38. The internal affairs at the foreign service competes to consider matters relating to the conduct of members of the foreign service, as well as the other servers of the Ministry in overseas service, observed the relevant legislation.
Sole paragraph. The internal affairs at the foreign service will have their own Regiment.
Art. 39. The Ceremonial competes ensure compliance with the standards of the Brazilian ceremonial and diplomatic privileges to foreign diplomatic agents and employees of international organisations accredited to the Brazilian Government.
Art. 40. At the Rio Branco Institute competes the recruitment, selection, training and the improvement of Career diplomat.
Sole paragraph. The Rio Branco Institute will promote and carry out the procurement of evidence or evidence and titles and the courses that are required for compliance with the provisions of this article.
Section III of the Decentralised Units Art. 41. The representative offices shall be responsible to coordinate and support, State and municipal authorities of their respective areas of jurisdiction, the actions taken by the Ministry.
Sole paragraph. The representative office in Rio de Janeiro is still supporting the administrative units of the Ministry and of Alexandre de Gusmão Foundation, located in that city, as well as to ensure the maintenance and preservation of the architectural ensemble of the Itamaraty Palace in Rio de Janeiro and of collections of Historical Museum and library, the Diplomatic map collection and the historical archives of the Ministry.
Art. 42. Brazilian markers Boundaries Commissions perform the work of demarcation shall be responsible and characterization of borders and instruct-if the inspection, maintenance and densification of the boundary marks.
Section IV of the Overseas Offices Art. 43. The permanent diplomatic missions, including embassies, missions and Permanent Delegations along the international agencies, are created and extinguished by Decree and have nature and be set out in the Act of their creation.
Art. 44. Embassies competes maintaining Brazil's relations with Member State Governments with which they are accredited, fitting them, among others, the roles of representation, negotiation, information and protection of Brazilian interests.
Sole paragraph. Embassies can be assigned also the representation with international organizations.
Art. 45. Delegations and Permanent Missions is up to ensure the representation of interests of Brazil in international bodies with which they are accredited.
Art. 46. the head of a diplomatic mission is the highest brazilian authority in the country with whose Government carries out duties, and shall coordinate the activities of the Brazilian offices located there, except the Permanent Delegations and missions along the international agencies and the organs of purely military character.
§ 1 the head of diplomatic missions resident in one State may be cumulatively accredited to the Governments of States in which Brazil has no permanent diplomatic representation headquarters.
§ 2 in the case of § 1, may be appointed in charge of Business ad interim resident in each Member State where the head of mission has its permanent headquarters.
Art. 47. Are Consular: I-Consulates-General;
II-consulates;
III-the Vice Consulates; and IV-the honorary consulates.
Sole paragraph. Embassies can be attributed to implementation of consular services, with jurisdiction determined by order of the Minister of State.
Art. 48. The Consular fits the Brazilian assistance, notarial functions and play other provided for in the Vienna Convention on consular relations, as well as, when included in its work programme, exercise cultural exchange activities, technical cooperation, scientific and technological, commercial promotion and dissemination of brazilian reality.
Art. 49. The consulates general, consulates and Deputy Consulates are created or extinguished by a decree which fixed the category and the seat.
Sole paragraph. The creation or extinction of the honorary consulates and other Consulates jurisdiction mentioned in this article are set out in order of the Minister of State.
Art. 50. The consulates-general and consulates subordinate directly to the Secretary of State, fitting them, however, on issues relevant to foreign policy, coordinate its activities with the diplomatic mission by the Government of the country in which they have headquarters.
Sole paragraph. The Vice Consulates and honorary consulates are subordinate to Consulate General, consulate or Consular Service of the Embassy.
Art. 51. The Specific Units for administrative, technical or cultural activities, are created by Act of the Minister of State, which establishes the competence, the headquarters and administrative subordination.
Sole paragraph. The Financial Office in New York is the specific unit managing resources used abroad.
Section V of the Sectoral Body Art. 52. The Internal Control Department, industry body the Internal control system of the Federal Executive Branch, shall: (I)-assist the Secretary of State within the framework of its competence, operating as a supervisory ministerial support;
II-to supervise and evaluate the accounting, financial management, budgetary, operational and asset jurisdicionadas units and the linked entity, including regarding the efficiency and effectiveness of its results;
III-to establish, in the exercise of its functions, the acts or facts of illegal or irregular inquinados, practiced in the use of public resources and, when appropriate, communicate to the competent authorities for appropriate action;
IV-conduct audits on agreements and contracts signed with international organizations;
V-verify the accuracy and sufficiency of the data relating to the admission of people in any capacity, and the granting of retirements and pensions in the Ministry and in the linked entity;
VI-to evaluate the fulfilment of the goals laid down in the multi-annual plan and the implementation of government programmes and budgets of the Union;
VII-to consolidate the Ministry grants for the provision of annual accounts of the President of the Republic;
VIII-to support the external control in the performance of its institutional mission, acting as an interlocutor of the Court of Auditors; and IX-conduct other activities determined by the Minister of State.
Section VI of the Collective bodies Art. 53. The Foreign Policy Council, chaired by the Minister of State and integrated by the Secretary General of Foreign Affairs, by Under Secretaries-General, by the Director General of the Instituto Rio Branco, the Chief of Cabinet of the Minister and the Chief of staff of the Secretary General, shall: (I)-ensure unit to the activities of the State Secretary of Foreign Affairs;
II-to advise political authorities involved for the formulation and execution of foreign policy;
III – resolve on the guidelines for the elaboration of the work programmes of the Ministry;
IV-to approve management policies of foreign service careers; and V-decide on policies of human resources and budgetary allocation.
Sole paragraph. The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs shall appoint the diplomat who will occupy the function of Executive Secretary of the Board of foreign policy.
Art. 54. The Commission of promotions, presided over by the Minister of State, to assess the performance of the servers of the Career diplomat for the purposes of promotion by merit.
Sole paragraph. The Commission will have promotions regulation approved by the President himself.
CHAPTER IV of the POWERS of the DIRECTORS section I of the Secretary-General of Foreign Affairs Art. 55. The Secretary-General of Foreign Affairs shall: (I)-watch the Minister of State in the direction and implementation of brazilian foreign policy;
II-oversee diplomatic and consular services;
III-coordinate, supervise and evaluate the execution of the projects and activities of the Ministry; and IV-perform other duties as assigned by the Minister of State.
Section II of the Under Secretaries-General Art. 56. The Under Secretaries General shall:

I-advise the Secretary-General of Foreign Affairs in coordinating the implementation of the foreign policy of Brazil in their respective areas of competence; and II-guide, monitor and evaluate the performance of the departments and other units which are directly subordinated to them.
Section III of the Chief Minister's Office Art. 57. The Chief Minister's Office shall be responsible for coordinating and supervising the activities of the organs of direct and immediate assistance to the Minister of State.
Section IV other Directors Art. 58. The Heads of the other agencies shall be responsible for planning, directing and guiding the implementation of the activities of their units and perform other duties that they are committed in its areas of competence.
CHAPTER V of positions and functions in the SECRETARIAT of STATE Art. 59. the Secretary-General of Foreign Affairs will be appointed by the President of the Republic from among the Ministers first class career as a diplomat.
Art. 60. The legal adviser shall be appointed by the Minister of State Chief of staff of the Presidency of the Republic, in accordance with the powers delegated to him by the Decree No. 4734, 11 June 2003, among the Ministers first class Career diplomat, respected art. 58 of the complementary law in 73, of 10 February 1993.
Sole paragraph. The choice of the legal adviser may also fall in person not a member of the Career of unblemished reputation, Diplomat and noted, with relevant legal know services provided to Brazil.
Art. 61. Are private: I-positions of Minister of First Class career Diplomat: a) of Under Secretaries General;
b) the Director General of the Instituto Rio Branco;
c) the Chief of staff;
d) the Surveyor-General of the foreign service;
and) the Chief of Office of the Secretary General; and (f)) of Corregidor Outer service;
II-as Minister of First class or second class Minister of Career diplomat: a) the Ceremonial Chief;
(b)) the Department Director;
c) the Secretary of Internal Control;
d) Diplomatic planning Secretary;
and the Special Advisor) Matters and Federal Parliamentarians;
f) Director of the Brazilian Cooperation Agency; and (g)) the Deputy Director-General of the Rio Branco Institute.
§ 1 in exceptional cases, at the discretion of the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs the offices indicated in subparagraph (I) may be provided by second class Ministers the Career diplomat.
§ 2 the expiration of the term of Office of the President of the Republic, the occupants of the Trust Office appointed by the Minister of State Chief of staff of the Presidency of the Republic shall formally their positions available and wait, in the exercise of their duties, their dismissal or confirmation.
Art. 62. Are private: I-positions of Minister of First class or second class Minister of Career diplomat: a) the Inspector;
(b)) the General Coordinator of Modernization; and (c)) the General Coordinator of budget and finance;
II-as Minister of First class, second class Minister or Diplomat Career Advisor: the heads of representative offices;
III-second class Minister or Diplomat Career Counselor: a) the Deputy Head of the Office;
b) of head of Division;
(c)) the General Education Coordinator of the Rio Branco Institute, with the title of Deputy Director;
d) the Deputy Chief of the Ceremonial;
and) the General Coordinator; and f) to the Chief of staff of the Under Secretaries General;
IV-second class Minister, counselor or First Secretary of Career diplomat: a) the Advisor of the Minister of State and the Secretary-General; and (b)) the Chief Special Counsel Federal and Parliamentary Affairs;
V-counselor, first Secretary, Second Secretary, Third Secretary of the Career diplomat: a) the Coordinator;
b) Advisor, including the Minister of State and the Secretary-General;
c) the Assistant; and (d)) Chief of service.
Art. 63. The occupants of offices of the Group-direction and Advice-of Brazilian commissions markers Boundaries, the position of Manager of the Department of Internal Control, as well as the occupants of the post of General Coordinator, Coordinator and Manager of the Brazilian Cooperation Agency, and the Assistant of the general coordination of budget and finance may be appointed by the Minister of State among the people of the servants of the Ministry , or among strangers to that picture, since with technical qualification for the performance of its mission.
Art. 64. The Coordinator-General and Legal Consulting engineers, leaders of Medical and Social Assistance service and the service of architecture and engineering and Informatics may be appointed among top-level servers non-Career diplomat, or among strange people to the servers of the Ministry, since people with technical qualification for the performance of their duties.
CHAPTER VI of positions and functions ABROAD Art. 65. To the servers of the career of diplomat, appointed or designated to serve abroad, fit the following positions and functions: I-the first class Ministers: the Permanent Head of diplomatic mission);
b) Permanent Representative, permanent delegate, Alternate Permanent Representative and Deputy Permanent Delegate together with international organization;
c) Consul-General; and (d)) Financial Bureau Chief;
II-the Ministers of the second grade: a) in exceptional character, head of Permanent diplomatic mission that does not belong to the groups A and B;
b) Consul-General;
c) Minister Counsellor, Permanent diplomatic mission;
d), interim Chief of Permanent diplomatic mission, with the title of Chargé d'affaires of Brazil, ad interim;
e) Deputy Consul-General;
f) Chief, ad interim, of the Consulate General, with the title of Acting Consul-General;
g) Financial Bureau Chief; and (h)) Chief of administrative unit, specific cultural or technical.
III-Directors: a) Consul;
b) Vice Consul, Vice-Consulate;
c) counselor in the Embassy, mission or Permanent Delegation;
d) Minister Counsellor, Permanent diplomatic mission that does not belong to the groups A and B, while there are of course stocking in this role;
e) Deputy Consul-General;
f) Chief of administrative unit, specific cultural or technical;
g) head of sector of Permanent diplomatic mission or Consular sharing;
h) Boss, interim, Permanent Diplomatic Mission, with the title of Chargé d'affaires of Brazil, ad interim; and i), interim Chief of Consulate General, in charge of the Consulate General.
IV-the first Secretaries: a) Consul;
b) Vice Consul, Vice-Consulate;
c) in exceptional character, counselor, when of course stocking in this function in post that doesn't belong to the groups A and B;
d) First Secretary, Permanent Delegation or mission;
and Deputy, Consul) Consulate-General or Consulate;
f) Chief of sector of Permanent diplomatic mission or Consular sharing;
g) Boss, interim, Permanent Diplomatic Mission, with the title of Chargé d'affaires of Brazil, ad interim;
h), interim Chief of Consular Division, in charge of the Consulate-General or Consulate; and i), interim Chief of administrative unit, specific cultural or technical;
V-the Second Secretaries: a) Vice Consul, Vice-Consulate;
b) in exceptional character, counselor, when of course stocking in this function in post that doesn't belong to the groups A and B;
c) Second Secretary of Embassy, mission or Permanent Delegation;
d) Deputy Consul, Consulate-General or Consulate;
e) head of sector of Permanent diplomatic mission or Consular sharing;
f) Chief, interim, Permanent Diplomatic Mission, with the title of Chargé d'affaires of Brazil, ad interim; and g), Interim Head of Consular Division, in charge of the Consulate-General or Consulate;
VI-to third Secretaries: a) Vice Consul, Vice-Consulate;
b) Third Secretary of Embassy, mission or Permanent Delegation;
c) Vice Consul, Consulate-General or Consulate;
d), interim Chief of Permanent diplomatic mission, with the title of Chargé d'affaires of Brazil, ad interim; and e) boss, interim, Consular sharing, with the title of officer of the Consulate-General or Consulate.
Sole paragraph. The consuls-general and holders of the administrative units referred to in this article shall exercise managerial functions for the purposes of Regulation of career Diplomat Promotions of the foreign service.
CHAPTER VII of APPOINTMENTS and assignments to SERVE ABROAD Art. 66. Shall be appointed by the President of the Republic, with the title of Ambassador, after approval by the Senate, the Permanent diplomatic mission chiefs and the heads of mission or Permanent Delegation to the international body, one of the occupants of the Office of Minister of First class or, exceptionally, one of the occupants of second class Minister of diplomatic Career , in the form of law.

§ 1 In exceptional character, may be designated to perform the function of head of the Permanent diplomatic mission, Brazilian born, not belonging to the frames of the Ministry, the greater of 35 years of recognized merit and with relevant services provided to Brazil.
§ 2 the expiration of the term of Office of the President of the Republic, heads of Permanent diplomatic missions, as well as the Permanent representatives and Delegates along the international body, should put formally their positions available and wait, in the exercise of their duties, their dismissal or confirmation.
Art. 67. The holders of the Consulates General, consulates and Deputy Consulates are appointed by the President of the Republic, one of the occupants of the position of career diplomat.
Sole paragraph. Vice Consulates holders can be chosen, exceptionally, one of the occupants of the Special Class of the Official position of Foreign Service Office.
Art. 68. The Ministers, counsellors, First Secretaries, Secretaries and Third Secretaries Seconds are nominated or appointed to serve in Diplomatic Missions, Consular Offices and other offices abroad, by the Minister of State, except when included in the arts. 66 and 67 of this Regimental Structure.
Art. 69. The honorary consuls are appointed and dismissed by the Minister of State among people of proven integrity, preferably.
CHAPTER VII GENERAL PROVISIONS Art. 70. The Diplomats into service stations abroad and in the Secretary of State will occupy positions in the Committee privately or managerial functions, advice and assistance corresponding to their class, subject to exceptions set out in this Regimental Structure.
Art. 71. The Office of the Minister of State will be chosen among the servers.
Art. 72. The distribution of Functions between the various Functions of the State Secretary of external relations will be determined in the Act of the Minister of State.
Art. 73. The internal regulations of the Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs sets the verbosity of the members of this Regimental Structure, the powers of the respective units and assignments of their leaders.

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