Law No. 11,642, ON 11 JANUARY 2008.
considers the municipality of Iguape, located in São Paulo, the birthplace of Japanese colonization in Brazil.
THE PRESIDENT it known that the National Congress decrees and I sanction the following Law:
Art. 1 The city of Iguape, located in São Paulo, is considered the cradle of Japanese colonization in Brazil.
Art. 2 This Act shall enter into force on the date of its publication.
Brasilia, January 11, 2008; 187th of Independence and 120th of the Republic.
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Gilberto Gil
This text does not replace the one published in the Official Gazette of 14.1.2008.