Decree No. 4688, Of 7 May 2003

Original Language Title: Decreto nº 4.688, de 7 de Maio de 2003

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DECREE NO 4,688, DE May 7, 2003.

Approves the Regimental Framework and the Demonstrative Framework of the Cargos in Commission and the Gratified Functions of the National Social Insurance Institute-INSS, and gives other arrangements.

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC, in the use of the assignments conferring you the art. 84, incisos IV and VI, paragraph "a", of the Constitution, and in view of the provisions of the art. 50 of the Provisional Measure no 103, from 1st January 2003,

DECRETA:

Art. 1º Stay approved the Regimental Structure and the Demonstrative Framework of the Cargos in Commission and the Gratified Functions of the National Institute of Social Insurance-INSS in the form of Annexes I and II to this Decree.

Art. 2º As a result of the provisions of the art. 1º, stay remanded, in the form of Annex III to this Decree, the following posts in Committee of the Group-Direction and Superiors-DAS and Gratified Functions-FG:

I-of the Management Office, Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management, for INSS, three DAS 101.4 ; four DAS 101.3 ; eight DAS 101.2 ; three DAS 102.2 ; two hundred and seventy and five FG-1 ; two hundred and twenty-eight FG-2 ; and ninety FG-3 ; and

II-from the INSS to the Office of Management, Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management, eighteen DAS 101.1.

Art. 3º The apostillations arising from the approval of the Regimental Structure of which it treats the art. 1º should occur within the period of twenty days, counted from the date of publication of this Decree.

Single Paragraph. After the apostillations provided for in the caput, the Director-Chairman of the INSS shall publish, in the Official Journal of the Union, within thirty days, counted from the date of publication of this Decree, nominal relationship of the holders of the posts in committee of the Grade-Direction and Superiors-DAS, referred to in Annex II, indicating, inclusive, the number of vacant posts, their denomination and the respective level.

Art. 4º The internal regiment of the INSS shall be approved by the Minister of State for Social Welfare and published in the Official Journal of the Union, within ninety days, counted from the date of publication of this Decree.

Art. 5º This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its publication.

Art. 6º It shall be repealed Decree No 4,660 of April 2, 2003.

Brasilia, May 7, 2003 ; 182nd of Independence and 115th of the Republic.

LUIZ INACIO LULA DA SILVA
Ricardo José Ribeiro Berzoini
Guido Mantega

REGIMENTAL STRUCTURE

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF THE SOCIAL INSURANCE-INSS

CHAPTER I

OF NATURE, HEADQUARTERS AND COMPETENCE

Art. 1º The National Institute of Social Insurance-INSS, federal municipality, based in Brasilia-Federal District, linked to the Ministry of Social Security, instituted on the grounds of the art. 17 of Law No. 8,029 of April 12, 1990, is for purpose:

I-promote the collection, supervision and collection of social contributions intended for the financing of Social Security in the form of the legislation in force ; and

II-promote the recognition, by Social Security, of the right to receive benefits for it administered, ensuring agility, amenity to its users and broadening of social control.

CHAPTER II

DA ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

Art. 2º The INSS has the following Organizational Framework:

I-collegiate body: Colegiated board ;

II-bodies of direct and immediate assistance to the Director-President:

a) Cabinet ; and

b) Specialized Federal Prosecutor's Office ;

III-direct assistance bodies to the Colegiated Directorate:

a) Corregedorial-General;

b) Coordination-General of Recovery of the Previdential Credits ;

c) Coordination-General of Controller ;

d) Coordination-General of Technology and Information ; and

e) Coordination-General Support for the Colegiated Board ;

IV-sectional organs:

a) Auditorial-Geral;

b) Directorate of Budget, Finance and Logistics ; and

c) Human Resources Directorate ;

V-specific organs:

a) Directors of Benefits ; and

b) Directorate of Revenue Revenue ;

VI-units and decentralized bodies:

a) Technical Units for Professional Rehabilitation ;

b) Superintendencies ;

c) Social Security Agencies ;

d) Generation-Executivas;

e) Regional Audits ;

f) Regional Corregedorias ;

g) Goods of Courts ;

h) Major Dever Charging Divisions ;

i) Divisions of Judgment ; and

j) Social Communication Sections.

CHAPTER III

DA DIRECTION AND APPOINTMENT

Art. 3º The INSS is directed by a Colegiated Directorate, composed of a Director-Chairman, four Directors and a Chief Prosecutor.

§ 1º The Director-Chair and the Directors shall be appointed by the President of the Republic.

§ 2º The Chief Prosecutor shall be appointed by indication of the Advocate General of the Union.

§ 3º The appointment of the Auditor-General will be submitted by the Director-Chair to the Board of Directors for approval and subsequently to the Controller-General of the Union.

§ 4º The Head of Cabinet, the Correged-General, the Coordinators-General, the Superintendents and the Coordinators shall be appointed by the Minister of State for Social Security, on the appointment of the Director-Chairman of the INSS.

§ 5º The Generates-Executives will be appointed by the Minister of State for Social Security and chosen, exclusively, in quintipline composed from internal selection process, which prioritizes professional merit, in the form and conditions set out in ministerial portry, promoted upon spontaneous adherence of the occupational servers of effective posts belonging to the INSS personnel framework.

§ 6º The positions in commission and the rewarding functions of the General Managers-Executives and Social Security Agencies, fixed and mobile, will be provided, exclusively, by occupational occupiers of effective posts belonging to the personnel framework of the INSS.

CHAPTER IV

OF THE COLLEGIATE BODY

The Composition and Health of the Colegiated Directorate

Art. 4º The Collegiate Board, consisting of six members, has the following composition:

I-Director-President;

II-Directors ; and

III-Chief Prosecutor.

Art. 5º The Collegiate Board shall meet, at its headquarters, by convocation of its Director-Chairman or by solicitation of at least four members.

§ 1º Exceptionally, provided that superior reasons of technical convenience so require, meetings may occur outside the headquarters.

§ 2º The meetings of the Colegated Board will be installed with the presence of at least four members, among them the Director-President or his legal substitute.

§ 3º In the impossibility of attending the meeting, the members of the Colegiated Board will be represented by their legal substitutes.

Art. 6º The deliberations of the Colegiated Board, in the form of resolutions and other normative acts, shall be taken by a majority of the votes of the gifts, observed the minimum quorum of four members.

§ 1º In the event of a tie, it is up to the Director-Chairman, in addition to his vote, as a member of the Colegiated Board, the quality vote.

§ 2º The member who chairs meeting where the Director-Chair is absent shall exercise the right to vote a single time, for the subject of consideration.

§ 3º I am absent the Director-President, the consideration of the matter will be overstated until the next meeting when the quality vote by the Director-President or Member who is presiding over it will be delivered.

§ 4º I am departing or prevented the Director-President, the member who is presiding over the meeting will immediately exercise the quality vote.

§ 5º At the meetings installed will be admitted, to the requesting member, view of the subject matter of deliberation, for period not exceeding that of the date of holding of the next meeting.

§ 6º The request for a view, formulated by one or more members present to the meeting, obliges the others to express and immediate expression on the exercise or waiver of the right to the request and, in relation to the absent member, if any, the shipment of copy of the documents that make up the subject matter, with the consignment of the same deadline granted to the application.

§ 7º Installed meeting, immediately after the meeting in which it was admitted view, the matter will necessarily be the subject of final deliberation.

§ 8º Initiated the vote on the matter, no request for a view will be admitted.

§ 9º It is not allowed for members to abstain in the vote on any matter.

CHAPTER V

DA COMPETENCY OF ORGANS

I Section

The Collegiate Body

Art. 7º The Collegiate Board competes:

I-approve the Annual Plan of Action and the Annual Budget Proposal and its changes ;

II-examine and deliberate on matters referred to it by the Director-Chairman or by any of its members, issuing resolutions and exposing normative acts ;

III-decide on the disposal and acquisition of real estate, including about the acceptance of daction in payment or donation, with or without charge ;

IV-deliberating on:

a) the need and conditions of indirect execution of material, accessory or instrumental activities to those that make up the INSS legal mission, in the areas of medical expertise, active debt and real estate assets non-operational ;

b) the policy of indirect execution of service to service users by submitting to the approval of the National Social Security Council-CNPS those that are related to the collection of the previdual revenue and the payment of benefits ; and

c) the planning and management of the administrative collection of the previdual credits ;

V-elaborate and disseminate half-yearly reports on the activities of the INSS, referring them to the Minister of State for Social Security and the CNPS ;

VI-comply with and enforce standards on the collection, supervision and collection of the pension contributions, as well as initial recognition, maintenance and revision of the right to the benefits pension and assistential ;

VII-hire periodic external audits to analyze and deliver opinion on economic and financial demonstratives, collection, collection and supervision of the pension contributions, as well as payment of the benefits, submitting the results obtained to the appreciation of the Minister of State for Social Security and the CNPS, under the legislation in force ;

VIII-propose to the Minister of State for Social Security the change in location, the extinction and installation of new Generations-Executives, Superintendencies, Regional Audits and Regional Corregedorias ;

IX-deliberating on the location and alteration of the linking of Social Welfare Agencies, fixed and mobile, to the Generations-Executivas;

X-deliberation on the allocation of competence to the Management-Executive for the execution of the activities of general services, human resources, budget, finance and accounting, necessary for the operation of organs and units of the INSS, as well as on the management of the reception, distribution and execution of the contention and schedule of the payment of precatory ;

XI-deliberation on the allocation of the posts in Project Manager and Manager commission available in the collegiate ;

XII-propose to the Minister of State for Social Welfare the internal regiment of the INSS and its eventual changes ;

XIII-approve the nomination and exoneration of the Auditor-General;

XIV-deliberating on the standards of its operation, in the form of internal regiment ; and

XV-exercise the functions assigned to you by the Minister of State for Social Security.

Single Paragraph. The provisions of inciso IX will observe the quantitative of Generation-Executives set out in Annex II.

Section II

of the Direct and Immediate Care Bodies to the Director-Chair

Art. 8º To the Office of the Director-President competes:

I-attend the Director-President of the INSS in his political and social representation and occupy himself from the media and the preparation and dispatching of his administrative expedient ;

II-arrange for the official publication of the matters relating to the acting area of the Director-President;

III-coordinating the planning and drafting of the dispatching dispatches and hearings of the Director-President;

IV-provide for the consultation of the consultations and applications formulated by the National Congress, referred by the Ministry of Social Security ; and

V-exercise other functions assigned to it by the Director-Chairperson.

Art. 9º To Federal Procuratorate Specialized, the execution body of the Federal Attorney General, competes:

I-represent, judicial and extrajudicially, the INSS and the institutions of which it is mandated or with which it maintains convenium ;

II-to ensure compliance with the Constitution, the laws and acts emanating from the Public Powers, under the normative guidance of the Legal Consulting of the Ministry of Social Welfare and the Advocacy-General of the Union ;

III-exercise the activities of consultancy and legal advice within the INSS, applying, in what couber, the provisions of the art. 11 of Supplementary Law No. 73 of February 10, 1993 ;

IV-fixing the legal orientation of the INSS, intervening in the elaboration and editing of its normative and interpretative acts, in articulation with the components of the Colegiated Directorate ;

V-orienter, monitor, evaluate and promote the ascertaining of the liquidity and certainty of the credits, of any nature, inherent in the activities of the INSS, by enrolling them in active debt, for the purposes of amicable or judicial collection ;

VI-coordinating and supervising, technical and administratively, the procuratorates ;

VII-plan and manage, in articulation with the Coordination-General Recovery of Credits, the inscription on the active debt, the friendly collection and judicial execution of the pension credits ;

VIII-plan and implement the specialization of management actions of the judicial collection of the active debt effected by its decentralized organs ; and

IX-propose to the Director-President the forwarding, to the Advocate General of the Union, of request for the determination of irregularities occurring within the internal scope of the Specialized Federal Prosecutor's Office, without prejudice to the competence specific to the Auditorial-General.

Section III

Of The Direct Assistance Organs to the Colegiated Directorate

Art. 10. To Corregedorial-General competes:

I-monitor the performance of the servers and leaders of the INSS organs and units, scrutinizing and evaluating their functional conduct ;

II-analyse the relevance of complaints concerning the performance of INSS leaders and servers ;

III-promote the establishment of syndication and disciplinary administrative proceedings ;

IV-judge the servers of the INSS in disciplinary administrative processes, when the proposed penalty is of a warning ; and

V-propose to the Director-President the forwarding, to the Advocate-General of the Union, of request for the determination of irregularities occurring within the internal scope of the Specialized Federal Prosecutor's Office, without prejudice to the competence specific to the Procuratorate itself.

Art. 11. To the Coordination-General Recovery of Predictive Credits competes:

I-attend the Colegiated Directorate in the follow-up of the recovery of the pension credits ;

II-monitor the revenue collection from the previdual revenues ;

III-manage the information on the payments of the claims recovered administratively ;

IV-plan and follow up, in articulation with the Directorate of Revenue Forecast, the recovery of the credits ;

V-promote the articulation of the bodies responsible for the recovery of the credits ;

VI-draw up monthly reports on the results, presenting them to the Colegiated Directorate ;

VII-propose to the Board Colegated guidelines for the elaboration of the INSS Annual Plan of Action, observed its acting area ;

VIII-subsidizing the Coordination-General of Controller in the proposition of standards, systems and methods of evaluation and monitoring of the quality and productivity of the recovery of credits ;

IX-provide the Coordination General with the information necessary to follow up on the institutional performance ;

X-propose to the Coordination-General of Technology and Information plans, programs and targets of technological innovation in processes and systems used in the recovery of credits ;

XI-subsidizing the Auditorian-General in the supervision and conduct of audits ; and

XII-exercise the functions assigned to it by the Colegiated Directorate.

Art. 12. To the Coordination-General Controller competes:

I-attend the Colegiated Directorate:

a) in the elaboration of global plans and programmes that constitute the INSS Annual Plan of Action, as well as in projects aimed at its administrative modernization ;

b) in the proposition to the Ministry of Social Security, the policy of dissemination of institutional information ; and

c) in the preparatory and secretarial activities in meetings installed ;

II-propose to the Colegiated Directorate:

a) guidelines for the process of planning, budgeting and management by results, within the INSS ;

b) standards, systems and methods for evaluation and monitoring of quality and productivity ;

c) actions aimed at institutional administrative modernization ;

d) criteria for location, alteration and installation of Social Welfare Agencies, fixed and mobile, of the Generations-Executives, Superintendencies, Regional Audits and Regional Corregedorias ;

and) guidance programs for users of Social Security services ; and

f) criteria for the purposes of aferition of institutional performance of the Generations-Executives and Agencies ;

III-keep track of the results obtained with the application of the standards, systems and methods of productivity and quality assessment and recommend actions of human resource improvements and empowerment ;

IV-disseminate more effective organizational planning practices ;

V-consolidate the guidelines, plans and programs approved by the Colegiated Directorate ;

VI-articulate with the Ouvidoria-General Social Welfare of the Ministry of Social Welfare in the analysis and evaluation of the pension services, subsidizing it in its competencies ;

VII-subsidizing the Auditorian-General in the supervision and conduct of audits ;

VIII-propose to the Coordination-General of Technology and Information plans, programs and targets of technological innovation in processes and information systems and results control systems ;

IX-coordinate and supervise the planning activities, follow-up of the results and dissemination of institutional information in the Generations-Executivas;

X-produce and disseminate the institutional information ;

XI-promote the exchange with public and private entities, due to programs and projects, targeting the dissemination of institutional information ; and

XII-exercise the functions assigned to it by the Colegiated Directorate.

Art. 13. To the Coordination-General of Technology and Information competes:

I-coordinate the implementation of the Information Technology Director Plan Implementation Plan-PDTI and ensure that it is effectively implemented ;

II-promote periodic reviews in PDTI, especially when there are changes to the Social Security Business ;

III-coordinating the Technology and Information Planning process between the INSS, the Ministry of Social Welfare and the Social Security and Social Security Information Company -DATAPREV; and

IV-exercise the functions assigned to it by the Colegiated Directorate.

Art. 14. To the General Coordination of Support for the Colegiated Directorate competes:

I-attend the Colegated Directorate, the Coordination-General of Recovery of the Previdential Credits, the Coordination-General of Controller, the Coordination-General of Technology and Information, the Corregedorial-General and the Cabinet at the logistic support necessary to its functioning ;

II-support the realisation of the meetings of the Colegiated Board ;

III-coordinate and monitor the protocol and file activities of the assistive organs ;

IV-instruction administrative processes for procurement of materials and services, providing and controlling their use ; and

V-perform the activities of general services, human resources and budget and finance necessary for the operation of the Colegional Directorate, the direct assistance bodies, the sectional bodies and the specific bodies, depending on the deliberation of the Colegiated Board.

Section IV

Of Sectional Organs

Art. 15. À Auditoria-General competes:

I-plan, monitor and monitor the development of preventive and corrective audits, including, in the decentralized organs and units, in line with the management model by results ;

II-subsidizing the Coordination-General of Controller in the proposition of standards, systems and methods of evaluation and monitoring of the quality and productivity of INSS activities, as well as in the actions aimed at modernization institutional administrative ;

III-propose to the Directorate Colegiated plans, programs, and technological innovation targets in processes and systems used by INSS to be submitted to the Social Security Technology and Information Committee ; and

IV-propose to the Directorate Colegiated the forward, to the Ministry of Social Welfare, the location of the Audits and the Regional Corregedorias.

Art. 16. To the Directorate of Budget, Finance and Logistics competes:

I-propose to the Colegiated Directorate:

a) annual and multiannual plans and programmes of the areas of budget and finance, in articulation with the Coordination-General of Controller ;

(b) revenue generation plans and programs arising from the use or disposal of non-operational real estate assets ;

c) consolidation of the annual budget proposal, from the budget proposals drawn up by the INSS bodies, investment plan in the conservation, expansion, acquisition or disposal of real estate assets belonging to the INSS, used directly in its operational and administrative activities ;

d) General guidelines, including quantitative and qualitative global targets, on the use, maintenance and management of heritage and operating expenses, in line with the action plan approved by the Colegiated Directorate ;

e) guidelines for the celebration of arrangements and contracts with the paying agents and fundraisers ; and

f) criteria for the improvement of controls and security over the physical and financial flow of revenue collection and payment of benefits through paying agents and fundraisers ;

II-consolidate, in articulation with the Coordination-General of Controller, plans and programs approved by the Colegiated Directorate, compatibilizing them with the budget ;

III-manage the physical-budgetary and financial execution of the established annual schedule, proposing, if necessary, corrective actions ;

IV-manage the decentralization of credits and resource transfer to the organs and to the decentralized units ;

V-evaluate, by monitoring the execution, the results obtained with the deployment of the annual and multi-annual plans and programmes for the areas of budget and finance, reconciling execution and their accounting ;

VI-exercising accounting management, accompanying the review and registration carried out by the bodies and the decentralised units ;

VII-monitor the acts and facts arising from the budgetary, financial and heritage execution and draw up the demonstratives required by the legislation in force ;

VIII-elaborating demonstratives of the revenue and previdual expenses ;

IX-establish, in articulation with the Auditorial-General, standards, systems and working methods aimed at enhancing the INSS's budgetary, financial and accounting management systems ;

X-manage the acquisition, use and maintenance of movable goods, materials and services, in line with the targets set for operating expenses, by adopting, if necessary, corrective actions ;

XI-manage the plans and programs concerning real estate assets, as well as the administration carried out by indirect performers ;

XII-to exercise the technical supervision of the internal management activities of the organs and decentralised units ;

XIII-establish general guidelines for the design, suitability and evaluation of services provided ;

XIV-manage the information on the payments of the pension contributions and benefit payments, promoting the comparative analysis of physical and financial flows ; and

XV-monitor compliance with the clauses of the arrangements and contracts concluded with the network of contribution collection service providers and pension benefits payments.

Art. 17. To the Directorate of Human Resources competes:

I-propose to the Colegiated Directorate:

a) general guidelines for decentralized organs and units, for the preparation of plans, programs and targets for improvement, development and human resource management ;

b) general guidelines on the qualification of human resources linked to indirect performers of material, ancillary or instrumental activities to those that make up the INSS legal mission ; and

c) guidelines regarding the human resources development and administration of the general framework of INSS personnel ;

II-manage the plans and programs for improvement and development of human resources ;

III-manage the actions inherent in the administration of human resources ;

IV-develop and maintain skill enrollment and managerial and operational potentials, in line with the management model for results ; and

V-judge the servers of the INSS in disciplinary administrative processes, when the proposed penalty is suspension up to thirty days.

V Section

Of The Specific Organs

Art. 18. To the Directorate of Revenue Forecast competes:

I-plan and implement the management action specialization of pension contributions from previderal contributions ;

II-plan and implement the specialization of actions in economic segments, aimed at combating evasion and tax evasion, as well as expedition in receiving the pension credits ;

III-plan and manage, in articulation with the Coordination-General of Recovery of the Previdenciary Credits, the administrative collection of the pension credits ;

IV-develop analyses aimed at the oscillations, variables and economic trends influencing the collection of the pension contributions, as well as exchange with government entities, national institutions and international ;

V-propose to the Colegiated Directorate, in its acting area:

a) the location and alteration of the linking of the Social Security Agencies, fixed and mobile, to the Generations-Executivas;

b) the forwarding, the Ministry of Social Welfare, the location and installation of new Generations-Executives and Superintendencies ; and

c) the exchange with governmental entities, national and international institutions ;

VI-establish general guidelines for the development of plans, programs and goals of the fundraising activities, supervision and administrative collection of the previdual contributions exercised by the Generations-Executivas; and

VII-normatization, orientee and standardize the procedures of raising, supervising and collecting.

Art. 19. To the Directorate of Benefits competes:

I-manage the recognition, by Social Security, of the right to receive benefits for it administered ;

II-develop analyses aimed at improving the mechanisms of recognition of entitlement to receive benefits ;

III-manage the activities of medical expertise and habilitation and professional rehabilitation, including those carried out by indirect performers ;

IV-manage the operationalization of the pension compensation between the General Social Welfare Regime and other pension schemes ;

V-propose to the Colegiated Directorate, in its acting area:

a) the location and alteration of the linking of the Social Security Agencies, fixed and mobile, to the Generations-Executivas;

b) the forwarding, the Ministry of Social Welfare, the location and installation of new Generations-Executives and Superintendencies ; and

c) the exchange with governmental entities, national and international institutions ;

VI-establish general guidelines for the development of plans, programs and targets of the initial recognition activities, maintenance, resource, and review of rights to the receipt of previdential benefits and assistive, as well as those relating to the previdual compensation, exercised by the Generals-Executivas; and

VII-normatization, guide and standardize the initial recognition procedures, maintenance, resource and review of rights to the receipt of previdual and assistive benefits.

Section VI

The Common competencies of Sectional and Specific Bodies

Art. 20. To the sectional and specific bodies, observed their areas of acting, competes, in common:

I-propose to the Colegiated Directorate:

a) guidelines for the elaboration of the INSS Annual Plan of Action and, from its approval, its plans and programs ;

b) the forwarding, to the Ministry of Social Welfare, of legal instruments aiming at improving legal acting, budgetary, financial, accounting and real estate assets, from the collection, supervision and administrative collection of the previdual contributions and initial recognition, maintenance, resource and review of rights to the receipt of previdential and assistive benefits ;

c) the improvement and development of human resources ; and

d) plans, programs and targets of technological innovation in processes and systems used in their activities to be submitted to the Social Security Technology and Information Committee, observed specific competence of the Auditorial-General;

II-subsidizing the Coordination-General of Controller in the proposition of standards, systems and methods of evaluation and monitoring of the quality and productivity of its activities and services, as well in the actions aimed at the institutional administrative modernization, ressalvaged the specific competence of the Auditoria-General;

III-keep informed the Colegiated Directorate on:

a) the results of the lawsuits arising from tax autuals and applicable legal devices, as well as of the technical-administrative litigation, especially those arising from the administration of the real estate ;

b) the results of preventive and corrective audits ;

c) the internal management actions ;

d) the collection, surveillance and collection actions ; and

e) the initial recognition, maintenance, resource, and review actions of rights to the receipt of previdential and assistive benefits, as well as in relation to the pension compensation ;

IV-provide the Coordination-General of Controller with the information necessary to follow up results ;

V-systematization, disseminate standards and guidelines in order to subsidize the Coordination-General of Controller, for the generation of institutional information ;

VI-coordinate and supervise the Tribunal's Goods, Regional Audits, the collection activities, supervision and administrative collection of the pension contributions, as well as initial recognition, maintenance, resource, and review of rights to the receipt of previdential and assistential benefits ;

VII-support the realization of the internal selection process for the choice of the occupants of the Manager-Executive; and

VIII-make comply with the deliberations of the Colegiated Directorate.

Section VII

Das Units and Decentralized Organs

Art. 21. To Professional Rehabilitation Technical Units, linked to the Generations-Executives and subordinate, technical and administratively, to the Services and Sections of Benefits Management by Incapacity, competes:

I-orient the teams of Social Security Agencies, which operate the professional rehabilitation service in:

a) evaluation of the laborative potential ;

b) guidance and monitoring of the professional programming of the beneficiaries ;

c) articulation with the community aiming at the re-admission of beneficiaries in the labour market ;

d) monitoring and research of fixation of beneficiaries in the labour market ; and

e) to promote the approval of the exchange of preventive function of beneficiaries ;

II-to assure recipients of the provision of material resources indispensable to the development of the professional rehabilitation process and their re-entry into the labour market ;

III-administer the activities of the accreditation and conveniences ;

IV-technically subsidize the Service or Section of Benefit Management by Incapacity ; and

V-ensure mechanisms to enable the supervision, evaluation and control of companies in the fulfillment of vacancy reservation for rehabilitated beneficiaries and persons with disabilities enabled for work.

Art. 22. The Superintendencies, subordinated to the Colegiated Directorate and with jurisdiction circumscribed to a Federation Unit, competes:

I-support the social media and political and social representation activities of the INSS, under the supervision of the incumbent unit of the media within the Ministry of Social Welfare ;

II-promote the articulation between the Generations-Executives of their jurisdiction ;

III-subsidizing the Coordination-General of Controller in the exercise of its competencies ; and

IV-keep the Board of Directors informed on the results of the INSS actions, which are assigned to them or requested.

Single Paragraph. In the Units of the Federation, where there are more than two Generations-Executives, a Superintendence can be found.

Art. 23. To Social Welfare Agencies competes to perform the collection and collection services of the pension contributions, as well as to proceed to the initial recognition, maintenance, appeal, and review of rights to receive benefits previdential and assistecial and the operationalization of previdential compensation, ensuring agility and amenity to its users.

Art. 24. To Generations-Executives, subordinated directly to the Colegiated Directorate, competes:

I-supervise, within the scope of Social Security Agencies, the activities of:

a) collection and administrative collection of the prevident contributions ; and

b) initial recognition, maintenance, resource and review of rights to the receipt of previdential and assistive benefits, medical expertise and habilitation and professional rehabilitation activities, including the effected by indirect performers, and the operationalization of the pension compensation between the General Social Welfare Regime and other pension schemes ;

II-ensure agility and amenity to users of INSS services as well as broaden social control by articulating with the Social Security Ouvidoria-General, whose demands must receive preferential care and priority ;

III-elaborate, execute, and follow up with the Annual Action Plan ;

IV-within the framework of the Goods:

a) to represent judicial or extrajudicially the INSS and the institutions of which it is mandated or with which it maintains convenium, as well as, where requested, before the organs of administrative jurisdiction, in the Municipalities ;

b) engage in consulting and legal advice activities, applying, in what couber, the provisions of art. 11 of the Supplementary Law No. 73, 1993 ; and

c) promote the ascertaining of the liquidity and certainty of the credits of any nature, inherent in the activities of the INSS, by enrolling them into active debt, for the purposes of amicable or judicial collection ;

V-support the management of the reception, distribution and execution of the litigation, as well as programming of the payment of precatories and small-value requisitions, depending on the deliberation of the Colegiated Board ;

VI-support and monitor, in the administrative plan, the activities of judicial or extrajudicial representation, legal advice and advising and ascertaining of the liquidity and certainty of INSS credits ;

VII-intersect resources and offer counter-reasons to the Board of Appeal Board of Appeal and Judgment of the Social Security Resource Council-CRPS, observed the provisions of the art. 29 ; and

VIII-perform the activities of general services, human resources and budget and finance necessary to the operation of INSS organs and units, depending on the deliberation of the Colegiated Directorate.

§ 1º To Managers-Executives competes, yet, to supervise, support and control the units of care linked to them, through the celebration of arrangements and partnerships consisting of companies, prefectures municipal and other public and community actors

§ 2º Compete to the Management-Executive, located in the capital, in the Federation Unit where there are up to two Generations-Executives, support the social media and political and social representation activities of the INSS, under the supervision of the incumbent unit of social media within the Ministry of Social Security.

Art. 25. Regional Audits, subordinated directly to the Auditorial-General, competes to monitor and perform preventive and corrective audits in the decentralized organs and units.

Art. 26. To Regional Corregedorias, subordinated directly to the Corregedorial-General, competes:

I-monitor the performance of the servers and leaders in the decentralized organs and units, scrutinizing and evaluating their functional conduct ;

II-define on the relevance of the indication of complaints concerning the performance of INSS leaders and servers ; and

III-promote the establishment of trade unionists and disciplinary administrative proceedings.

Art. 27. To the Tribunal's Goods, located in municipality-headquarters of Federal Regional Court, subordinated directly to the Specialized Federal Prosecutor's Office, competes:

I-monitor the judicial proceedings under the Federal Regional Court, the Regional Court of Labour, the Court of Justice, the Court of Alk, where there is, and the Regional Standardization and Regional Standardization of the Federal Special Juization, in the Federation Unit where they are located ; and

II-establish uniformity of procedures in the processes of interest of the INSS who tramway in the degree of appeal before the Tribunals to which the inciso I.

Single Paragraph. Where there is no Tribunal Prosecutor's Office, the competency provided for in the inciso I will be exercised by the local Prosecutor's Office.

Art. 28. The Large Debtors' Charging divisions, subordinated directly to the Coordination-General of Tax Matters, competes to act in a planned and specialized manner in the judicial collection of large debtors.

Art. 29. The Divisions of Judgment, linked directly to the Directorate of Revenue Forecast, competes:

I-judge, in the first instance, administrative procedures for determination and demand for tax credits, observed the manner values set by the Directorate of Revenue Forecast ;

II-propose counter-reasons to resources ; and

III-judging the processes arising from claims consisting of re-surveillance procedure, regardless of the target value provided for in the inciso I of this article.

Single Paragraph. It is incumbent on the Directorate of Revenue Forecast to discipline the operation of the units of which it treats this article.

Art. 30. The Sections of Social Communication, linked to the Generations-Executives, in the States in which there is no Superintendency, and technically subordinated to the Social Communication Advisory of the Ministry of Social Security, competes:

I-carry out social communication activities, compliant with the Ministry of Social Security Communication Plan ;

II-promote, internally and externally, the dissemination of institutional information and dissemination of results and services provided by INSS ;

III-managing the legal advertising system of INSS ;

IV-coordinate, guide and monitor activities regarding the relationship of the INSS authorities with the media ;

V-promote the diffusion, monitoring, and analysis of the news concerning Social Security ;

VI-adopt methods and procedures regarding visual programming, marks and symbols and the graphic-editorial pattern of Social Security, for the purposes of visual and language uniformity ; and

VII-conduct public relations activities.

Section VIII

The Common Competencies of Decentralized Units and Organs

Art. 31. To decentralized units and bodies competes, in common:

I-provide the Coordination General with the information necessary for monitoring results ; and

II-make comply with the deliberations of the Colegiated Directorate.

CHAPTER VI

OF THE ALLOCATIONS OF LEADERS

I Section

From the Director-President

Art. 32. To the Director-President it is incumbent:

I-represent the INSS ;

II-convene and chair the meetings of the Colegiated Board ;

III-comply and enforce the decisions of the Colegiated Board ;

IV-decide, ad referendum of the Colegiated Directorate, the questions of urgency ;

V-decide, in the event of a tie, in the deliberations of the Colegiated Board ;

VI-appoint and exonerate servers, providing the effective posts and those in commission and fulfilling functions, as per ministerial delegation, as well as exercising disciplinary power under the legislation in force ;

VII-refer to the Social Welfare Ministry proposals for legal instruments approved by the Colegiated Directorate and the documents and reports that should be submitted to the CNPS ;

VIII-refer to the Minister of State for Social Security list quintuple for appointment of Generates-Executives, chosen pursuant to § 5º of the art. 3º;

IX-refer to the Minister of State for Social Security, after approval of the Colegiated Board:

a) the proposals for changing the location and installation of new Generations-Executives, Superintendencies, Regional Audits and Regional Corregedorias ;

b) the amendments of the internal regiment of the INSS ; and

c) the proposals for plans, programs and targets of technological innovation in processes and systems used by INSS, to be submitted to the Social Security Technology and Information Committee ;

X-forward to the Advocate-General of the Union request for the ascertainment of irregularities occurring within the internal scope of the Specialized Federal Prosecutor's Office ;

XI-send the provision of accounts to the Ministry of Social Welfare for purposes of referral to the Court of Auditors of the Union ;

XII-to celebrate and rescend contracts, arrangements, agreements and adjustments, as well as order expenses ; and

XIII-exercise the hierarchical command within the INSS.

Section II

Of the other Leaders

Art. 33. The Directors, the Chief Prosecutor, the Chief of Staff, the Auditor-General, the Correged-General, the Coordinators-General, the Superintendents, the Generals-Executives, the Auditor-General, and the other leaders is to plan, drive, coordinate, guide, monitor and evaluate the execution of the activities affected to the respective units and exercise other assignments that are committed to them, in their areas of acting, by the Colegiated Directorate.

CHAPTER VII

DAS GENERAL PROVISIONS

Art. 34. The organization and operation standards of the organs and integral units of the INSS Regimental Structure will be established in the internal regiment.