Legislative Decree No. 559, August 06 2010

Original Language Title: Decreto Legislativo nº 559, de 06 de agosto de 2010

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I make it known that the National Congress has approved, and I, Jose Sarney, President of the Federal Senate, in the terms of the art single paragraph. 52 of the Common Rules and the inciso XXVIII of the art. 48 of the Rules of Procedure of the Federal Senate, promulgated the following

LEGISLATIVE DECREE NO 559, DE 2010 (*)

Approves the text of the Convention between the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil and the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to Prevent Double Taxation and Prevent Fiscal Evasion in Income Tax Matter, signed in Caracas, on February 14, 2005.

The National Congress decrees:

Art. 1º It is approved of the text of the Convention between the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil and the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to Avoid Double Taxation and Prevenir Fiscal Evasion in Income Tax Matter, signed in Caracas, on February 14, 2005.

Single Paragraph. They shall be subject to the approval of the National Congress any acts that may result in revision of the said Convention, as well as any supplementary adjustments which, pursuant to the inciso I of the art. 49 of the Federal Constitution, carries charges or written commitments to national heritage.

Art. 2º This Legislative Decree goes into effect on the date of its publication.

Federal Senate, on August 6, 2010.

Senator Jose Sarney

President of the Federal Senate

(*) The text of the above Convention is published in the DSF of 06/27/2009.

Attachment (s) (Federal Senate Journal)