DECREE of 6 DECEMBER 2007.
Amending the Decree of 3 July 2003, establishing the 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.
The PRESIDENT of the REPUBLIC, in the use of the role that gives the art. 84, item VI, subparagraph??, of the Constitution, DECREES: Art. 1 the Decree of 3 July 2003, establishing the 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, goes into effect with the following article:? Art. 3-B. Is established, within the framework of the working group dealing with this Decree, the Working Group on Environmental Liability, which will have the following objectives: (I) formulate and implement actions-articulated between the Federal agencies that integrate prevention and crackdown on crimes and environmental violations related to deforestation, fires and illegal exploitation of forests in priority areas in the Amazon;
II-evaluate and formulate proposals for improvement of normative instruments governing the matter, as well as operational mechanisms for effective administrative, criminal and civil liability relating to deforestation, fires and illegal exploitation of forests in the Amazon;
III-articulate with the State organs of control and monitoring strategic and integrated actions to prevent and suppress, efficiently and effectively, the violations and environmental crimes related to deforestation, fires and illegal exploitation of forests in the Amazon; and IV-develop own indicators and implement periodic assessment of performance and administrative accountability strategies impacts on deforestation, logging and illegal burning in Legal Amazon, whose results will be widely disseminated.
§ 1 the group will be composed of one representative of each organ and the following entity: I-Ministry of environment, that will coordinate;
II-Civil House of the Presidency of the Republic;
II-Institutional Security Cabinet of the Presidency of the Republic;
IV-Ministry of Justice;
V-Brazilian Institute of environment and renewable natural resources-IBAMA;
I saw Brazilian Intelligence Agency ABIN;
VII-Federal Police Department of the Ministry of Justice; and VIII-National Secretariat of Public Security of the Ministry of Justice;
§ 2 the Group may invite a representative of the Federal Public Ministry to participate in the meetings organized by it? (NR)
Art. 2 this Decree shall enter into force on the date of its publication.
Brasília, December 6 2007, 183 of independence and Republic 116o.
LUIZ INACIO LULA DA SILVA, Rousseff Marina Silva this text does not replace that published in the 7.12.2007