Decree Of 26 November 2003

Original Language Title: Decreto de 26 de novembro de 2003

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DECREE OF November 26, 2003.

Institution, within the framework of the Economic Policy Chamber, Government Council, Interministerial Working Group for the purpose of analyzing proposals, elaborating guidelines, proposing measures and coordinating actions for development of the microcredit and microfinance.

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC, in the use of the attribution conferring you the art. 84, inciso VI, paragraph "a", of the Constitution,

DECRETA:

Art. 1º It shall be instituted, within the framework of the Economic Policy Chamber, of the Council of Government, Interministerial Working Group with the purpose of analyzing proposals, drawing up guidelines, proposing measures and coordinating actions aimed at the development of the microcredit and microfinance, as well as the democratization of access to credit.

Art. 2º The Working Group will be composed of representatives of the following bodies:

I-Ministry of Farm, which will coordinate it ;

II-Civil House of the Presidency of the Republic ;

III-Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management ;

IV-Ministry of Development, Industry and Exterior Trade ;

V-Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply ;

VI-Ministry of Agrarian Development ;

VII-Ministry of Labor and Employment ;

VIII-Central Bank of Brazil ; and

IX-National Bank for Economic Development and Social-BNDES.

§ 1º Each organ shall nominate a representative and respective supplier, to be appointed by the Minister of State of the Farm.

§ 2º The Coordinator of the Working Group may appoint representatives of other bodies to compose the Group, as well as invite representatives from public entities or civil society organisations to participate in the meetings and discussions organized by the collegiate.

Art. 3º The Working Group shall submit to the Economic Policy Chamber, within up to thirty days, from the date of publication of this Decree, work plan contemplating, inclusive, the immediate measures to be implemented.

Art. 4º This Decree goes into effect on the date of its publication.

Brasilia, November 26, 2003 ; 182º of Independence and 115º of the Republic.

LUIZ INACIO LULA DA SILVA

Antonio Palocci Filho