Provisional Measure No. 4, October 17 2001

Original Language Title: Medida Provisória nº 4, de 17 de Outubro de 2001

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Provisional measure no. 4, of 17 OCTOBER 2001 on the completion by the Union of the resources needed to pay bonuses to residential consumers of electrical energy and other matters.
The PRESIDENT of the REPUBLIC, in the use of the role that gives the art. 62 of the Constitution, adopts the following provisional measure, with force of law: Art. first Is the Union authorized to supplement the resources needed to cover the individual bonuses to residential customers of electricity disciplined by subheadings I and II of §1 of art. 4 of Resolution of the Board of management of Electric Energy-GCE 4, no. 22 of May 2001, with the essay determined by resolution of the GCE n° 43, September 4, 2001 by including specific programming in the budget of the Union.
(1) the complementation of the caput shall only be effective when the resources intended for the payment of the bonus, provided for in the resolutions of the GCE n4, 2001, and 43, 2001, deducted from the provisions contained in paragraph 1 of art. resolution 10 of the GCE, 2001, paragraph 4, and paragraph 1 of art. resolution 12 of the GCE n° 13, June 1, 2001, are not sufficient for their coverage.
(2) Is the Ministry of mines and energy in charge of the transfer of resources to utilities of power distribution, after the submission, by the National Electric Energy Agency-ANEEL, of spreadsheets containing the amounts due to each dealership.
Art. 2 Fit the ANEEL inspect the accounts of each public utility power distribution and set the value to be passed to each of them, as provided for in paragraph 2 of art. 1. Art. 3 the possible positive balance of the difference between the sum of the total resources for coverage of individual bonuses to residential consumers of electric power, as defined in resolution of the GCE, 2001, paragraph 43, and in art. 1st of this provisional measure, and the total payment of the bonus will be compensated entirely in tariffs, in order to be set by ANEEL.
Art. 4th GCE shall establish deadlines and procedures for the implementation of the provisions of this provisional measure.
Art. 5 This provisional measure shall enter into force on the date of its publication.
Brasília, 17 October 2001; 180 degrees of independence and 113 of the Republic.
FERNANDO HENRIQUE CARDOSO José Pedro Malan Jorges Martus Tavares Pedro Parente