DECREE of 16 JULY 2002 Establishes the Paranaíba River basin, located in the States of Goiás, Minas Gerais, Mato Grosso do Sul and Distrito Federal, and other matters.
The PRESIDENT of the REPUBLIC, in the use of the role that gives the art. 84, section IV, of the Constitution, and in view of the provisions of laws no 9433, of 8 January 1997, 9984, and July 17, 2000 D E C R E T a: Art. first Is the basin Committee Rio Paranaíba, collegial body, with regulatory, deliberative and advisory assignments, within the respective catchment area, linked to the national water resources Council, pursuant to Resolution No. 5 NCWR, 10 April 2000.
Sole paragraph. The area of the basin Committee Rio Paranaíba, domain of the Union River, located in the States of Goiás, Minas Gerais, Mato Grosso do Sul and in the Federal District, is defined by geographical boundaries Paranaíba River basin, bounded by drainage area with its mouth leased, in scale 1:1,000,000, coordinates 51° 00 ' West longitude and 20° 05 ' South latitude.
Art. 2nd the Paranaíba River basin will be composed of representatives: I-of the Union;
II-the States of Goiás, Minas Gerais, Mato Grosso do Sul and Distrito Federal;
III-the municipalities located, in whole or in part, in its area of operation;
IV-the users of the waters of its area of operation; and V-of the water resources civil entities with proven performance in the basin.
(1) the number of representatives, holders and alternates, each sector mentioned in this article, as well as the criteria for their selection and appointment, shall be fixed in the rules of procedure of the Committee, limited to representation of the executive powers of the Union, the States, the Federal District and the Municipalities to half of the total members.
(2) the process of choosing the members of the Committee will be public, with wide prior disclosure and.
Art. 3 operation of the basin Committee Rio Paranaíba is defined by its rules of procedure, in accordance with the provisions of law No. 9433, of 8 January 1997, and resolution No. 5 NCWR, 2000.
Sole paragraph. The rules of procedure of the Committee shall be approved by its members and published in the Official Gazette.
Art. fourth meetings of the Committee shall be public, being summoned widely disseminated.
Art. 5 this Decree shall enter into force on the date of its publication.
Brasilia, 16 July 2002; 181 of independence and 114 of the Republic.
FERNANDO HENRIQUE CARDOSO José Carlos Carvalho