Decree Of May 09 2000

Original Language Title: Decreto de 09 de maio de 2000

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Decree of May 9, 2000.

Outorga concession for exploration of the hydroelectric exploitation named Ourinhos, in stretch of the Paranapanema River, in the states of São Paulo and Paraná, and gives other arrangements.

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC, using the attribution that confers you the art. 84, inciso IV, of the Constitution, and in view of the provisions of Law No. 9,074 of July 7, 1995, and in Decree No 2,003 of September 10, 1996, as well as that in Case No 48.500.002010/99-24.

Decreta:

Art. 1º It gets outored to the company Ourinhos Energia S.A. granting of public good use for the exploitation of hydropower use called Ourinhos and the transmission system of restricted interest of the generator central, in stretch of the River Paranapanema, located in the Municipalities of Ourinhos, State of Saint Paulo, and Jacarezinho, State of Paraná.

Single Paragraph. The electric power produced shall be marketed in the condition of independent producer under Law No. 9,074 of July 7, 1995 and of Decree No 2,003 of September 10, 1996.

Art. 2º The granting of this Decree shall apply for the period of thirty-five years, counted from the date of signature of the respective Public Good Use Concession Contract.

§ 1º The contract is to be signed within the time limit stipulated by the National Electric Power Agency-ANEEL, under penalty of ineffectiveness of the concession bestoned by this Decree.

§ 2º The application of the concessionaire, submitted up to thirty six months before the termination of the term of the contract, the concession may be extended, under the conditions stipulated.

Art. 3º The Concessionaire may establish transmission lines intended for the transport of electric power to its cargo centres, and I shall provide you with the negotiated acquisition of the respective servings, even if on public domain land and strips of public avenues, with subjection to administrative regulations.

Art. 4º The goods and facilities for the production of electrical energy at the plant referred to in art. 1º can only be removed or disposed of by prior and express authorization from ANEEL.

Single Paragraph. By the end of the concession deadline, the goods and facilities linked to the exploitation of the hydroelectric use will become integral to the Union heritage, guaranteed the compensation of those still unamortized in the form of the legislation in force.

Art. 5º The dealership shall be obliged to meet the requirements for environmental protection, flood control and other acautelative prescriptions of water use, provided for in art. 143 of the Code of Waters and the subsequent legislation.

Art. 6º This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its publication.

Brasilia, May 9, 2000 ; 179º of Independence and 112º of the Republic.

Fernando Henrique Cardoso

Rodolpho Tourinho Grandchild