Decree No. 7012 Of November 19, 2009

Original Language Title: Decreto nº 7.012, de 19 de Novembro de 2009

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DECREE NO 7,012, DE November 19, 2009.

Altera the arts. 1st and 2nd of the Regulation of the Order of Cultural Merit, approved by Decree No 1,711 of November 22, 1995.

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC, in the use of the attribution that confers you the art. 84, inciso IV, of the Constitution, and in view of the provisions of art. 34 of Law No 8,313 of December 23, 1991,

DECRETA:

Art. 1st The arts. 1st and 2nd of the Regulation of the Order of Cultural Merit, approved by Decree No 1,711 of November 22, 1995, passes vigorously with the following essay:

?Art. 1st The Order of Cultural Merit, instituted by art. 34 of Law No 8,313 of December 23, 1991, is intended to award public and private, national and foreign personalities, bodies and entities, who have distinguished themselves by their relevant contributions provided to culture.? (NR)

?Art. 2nd The Order of Cultural Merit will have three classes, namely:

I-Grand Cruz;

II-Commendator ; and

III-Knight.

§ 1st The President of the Republic will be the Grand Master of the Order and the Minister of State for Culture, the Chancellor.

§ 2nd The Grand Master and the Chancellor will be graced with Grand Cross, which will retain.

§ 3rd organs and national and foreign public and private entities are admitted without grade of the classes.? (NR)

Art. 2nd This Decree comes into effect on the date of its publication.

Art. 3rd Ficam repealed the § § 4th and 5th of the art. 2nd of the Regulation of the Order of Cultural Merit, approved by the Decree No 1,711 of November 22, 1995, and the Decrees in the 2,382, November 12, 1997, and 5,538, of September 19, 2005.

Brasilia, November 19, 2009 ; 188th of the Independence and 121st of the Republic.

LUIZ INACIO LULA DA SILVA

João Luiz Silva Ferreira