Approves The Legal Regime That Establishes The Professional Qualification Required Technicians Responsible For Elaboration And Subscription Of Projects For Monitoring And By The Directorate Of Labour, Which Is Not Subject

Original Language Title: Aprova o regime jurídico que estabelece a qualificação profissional exigível aos técnicos responsáveis pela elaboração e subscrição de projectos, pela fiscalização de obra e pela direcção de obra, que não esteja sujeita

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1 PROPOSAL of law No. 116/X explanatory memorandum the Decree 73/73, 28 February, came to provide for qualification of technicians responsible for elaboration of projects of works subject to municipal licensing, predicting that they, as a rule, should be developed by a group of technicians, covering "architects, civil engineers, civil engineering technicians and agents of mines , builders or other technical graduates graduates in engineering or Architecture recognised by their professional bodies ". Since your publication, that Decree was being applied to the successive regimes of particular labor licensing and urbanization. Currently, it is applicable to the Legal Regime of the urbanization and edification (RJUE), approved by Decree-Law No. 555/99, of 16 February, as amended by Decree-Law No. 177/2001, of June 4, and paragraph 4 of article 10 of the RJUE qualifications appropriate to the development of project for the purposes of the procedures it regulated. Having been, at the time of publication, your essential legislation and that succeeded in properly regulating the matter to, your downgrade today. The socio-economic framework has changed substantially, with particular reflection on the nature of the training and qualifications of the qualified technicians to work project. As a result of the developments described, arose in major professional groups in the sector unanimity on the need to amend the current regime. In other aspects, it is also an effective date of Decree No. 73/73, 28 February, and not only in the face of qualitative and quantitative evolution of education. Indeed: the transitional rules laid down) lost your raison d ' être, the evolution mentioned by, in the face of this, be unreasonable to maintain such provisions in view of the public interest in improving the quality of the building, which is cornerstone project, in its various components; b) Decree No. 73/73, 28 February, versa works matter only 2 subject to municipal licensing, which restricts the scope of application of the rules relating to qualifications for enabling project, which perhaps intended. It turns out this is not just about new procedures created by the RJUE (or even before) but, in particular, regarding public works, silent in the said Decree and in the regulation of the correspectiva project development is high public interest; c) Finally, it is necessary to regulate a set of other functions, eminently technical in nature and that, in the constructive process levels, compete to obtain a higher quality construction. This challenge arises in part from the realization that in some of these functions, deserving reference in RJUE itself, are not set exact qualification criteria, "responsible for the technical direction of the work", the lack of precise rules. Figures such as the director of works and supervision and tax work, enshrined in the Legal Regime of public works contracts, approved by Decree-Law No. 59/99, of 2 March, need also to be regulated with regard to their qualifications, reconducting them to the parallel functions referred to in licensing of urban operations.

As a result of the situation briefly described, the increasing inadequacy of the rules to the existing reality turns out to produce injury to the public interest in quality, technique and aesthetics, safety, durability and functionality of buildings. Being recognized for more than a decade, the need to amend the legislation in force – being expression of this concern the Assembly Resolution No. 52/2003, of 11 July, adopted on 22 May 2003, although it reported only to the regulation of architectural design and with a special focus on the transitional provisions of Decree No. 73/73 , 28 February – was presented to Parliament on 23 November 2005 by a group of citizens 36,783, a draft law, under the right of legislative initiative of citizens, imposing the regulation of qualifications for architectural design, revoking the Decree 73/73, of 28 February. For your part, have the order of engineers had submitted to the Ministry of Public Works, transport and communication 3, in November 2004, a proposal for revision, based on the idea, also embodied in this text, to insert in your scope phase after the Act of projecting, construction. What, in the meantime also presented elements, the National Association of technical engineers confirms, in its general lines. Thus, matching and responding to citizens ' legislative initiative, a review and integrated cabal Decree 73/73, 28 February, revoking it and by definition, framework, characterization and regulation of the functions referred to, essential to pursuing the interests set out above, the qualification of construction activity and to protect the environment and the architectural heritage.

This draft law, aiming at a clear definition of areas of competence, qualifications, duties and responsibilities, focuses primarily on the following options:-Scope, in your sphere of application, the qualification of technicians in general construction activity, both in the private sphere of urban operations, whether in the sphere of public procurement, integrating in this hiring of elaboration of project and the public work;
-Safeguarding the existence and applicability of special legislation or sectoral level or for certain types of projects and plans, maintaining their standards and applying the new regime, in matters not regulated in these special diplomas;
, The pair by project, the project coordinator, the supervision of work (in returning and unifying in this figure the "technician responsible for the technical direction of the work", in particular labour; and the "supervision" or "labor" tax on public works) and labor director (technical director of endeavor, in public and technical work enabled that integrates the framework of the construction company responsible for the execution of the work in particular), focusing on technical qualifications and in the forecast of their main duties, as well as the responsibility that shall be subject;

-Adjustment of technical qualifications relating to the establishment of project, depending on the specificity and expertise of your qualification, 4 distinguishing and differentiating the situations in which they found themselves in technical skills established referred to as transitional purposes;
-As regards the preparation of draft, recognition, as a rule, the existence of a "project team" who is up to elaborate all pieces written and drawn and institutionalization, by written agreement, your Constitution and functioning as a team, tend to be multidisciplinary and acting under the guidance of a project coordinator;

-Still as the elaboration of project, forecast of expertise of technicians according to their area and level of training, assigning, as a rule, the compilation of projects of architecture architects, engineers and engineering projects and project engineers of outdoor spaces to landscape architects, and other technical qualification still to work out other interventions of less complexity and dimension in particular technical agents of architecture and engineering, interior architects and designers of environments;
-Recognition of project companies and supervision while current organizational reality, filling the duties and responsibility of stakeholders themselves with the contractual liability of enterprises, thus the new requirements of the modern economy;
-In the performance of supervisory functions and labor director (technical director of endeavor, in public work), diverse levels of forecast performance of the various technical capacity, according to their qualifications and stratified by value and complexity of the works in which they are empowered to intervene, making partial appeal of the regime that regulates the activity of construction , contained in Decree-Law No. 12/2004 of 9 January;
-Prediction, for all actors, a set of duties and specific to the performance of the tasks assigned to them, with subscription of disclaimer for your compliance with the present in the relevant administrative procedures, and promoting the necessary communication between the mentioned actors, where relevant to the quality of the building 5 and realization of the interests protected by the present law;
-Consecration and discipline of duty of technical assistance, covering the terms of your operation and the responsibility of technicians for your breach, you are required the project coordinator and project authors, when necessary to ensure the proper execution of the project drawn up or when requested by the other actors in the implementation and monitoring of construction works;
-Clear and precise Institution, alongside the professional liability arising from the breach of contractual and non-contractual duties, individual nature, solidary liability, imperative, between technicians involved in project preparation and implementation and monitoring of construction work, in situations where the same results from failure of various technical obligations and the degree of breach of duty or contribution to the damage can be difficult to determine , always protected the right of getting back there to be eventually place;
-Contract of Compulsory insurance against civil liability for the performance of any of the functions covered in this Bill, whose conditions and amount if relegates to Ordinance;
-Compatibility of the requirements and obligations created for the activities with administrative procedures in which your compliance must be demonstrated, in particular at the level of the municipality and the owner of public work;
-Definition of a five-year transitional arrangement, to allow not only the acquisition of qualifications needed to carry out the tasks governed by these new rules, if you want, but also the conversion of the affected by the new rules for technical areas are entitled to intervene in the face of the new qualifications framework;
-Regulation of special situations of qualifications, as regards the technological specialization courses (CET) aimed at giving level 4 vocational qualification, safeguarding the viability of new avenues of training; 6-conclusion of Protocol by public associations of professional engineers and technical engineers, aiming at the definition of qualifications appropriate to the preparation of project and the supervision of work. The principles outlined in the abovementioned points and materialized in the standards of this draft law, aiming, thus contributing to a higher qualification of technicians and agents involved in the edificativo phenomenon, either by resetting the professional skills of technicians in the development, diversification and specialization of skills and existing formations, either by your clear accountability in the activities, by the cast of professional duties and imperatives of the consecration of instruments to the effective damage prevention and When necessary, your repair. You want to, as a result and ultimate goal of the implementation and operation of the normative acquis to create, an increase in the quality of the building, to the various levels of action, that will translate into real gains in efficiency, reflecting positively on regional planning and the urban and architectural heritage. Were heard the Regional Secretariat of Social Equipment and transport from Regional Government of Madeira, the National Association of Portuguese municipalities, the order of the Architects, the engineers, the National Association of technical engineers, the Portuguese Association of landscape architects, the Technical Agents ' Association of architecture and engineering, the Technical Agents ' Union of architecture and engineering , the National Association of Designers, the Portuguese Association of Planners and consultants, the Portuguese Federation of the construction industry and public works, the Federation of engineers and the Associação Portuguesa de Seguradores. Must be heard the Government organs of the Autonomous Region. So: under d) of paragraph 1 of article 197 of the Constitution, the Government presents to the Assembly of the Republic the following Bill: 7 CHAPTER I General provisions


Article 1 subject-matter 1-this law establishes the professional qualification required technicians responsible for elaboration and subscription of projects by public works and private oversight and direction of work, which is not subject to special legislation, and the duties to which they are applicable. 2-the elaboration and subscription of projects and the performance of the functions of supervision and direction of the work may only be carried out by technicians who are holders of qualifications and the requirements laid down in this law. 3. this Act applies to technicians referred to in paragraph 1, that the same should perform their duties or in the context of integrated performance of any companies or entities. Article 2 scope 1-this law is applicable to projects: a) of operations subject to licensing and administrative authorization or advance notice, in accordance with the legal regime of urbanization and construction, approved by Decree-Law No. 555/99, of December 16, as amended by Decree-Law No. 177/2001, of June 4, and respective Ordinances, regulations, hereinafter referred to as the RJUE; b) Of public works, considering as such those that so are defined in arrangements applicable to public procurement and public works contracts, approved by Decree-Law No. 59/99, of 2 March, as amended by Decree-Law No. 163/99, of 14 September, no. 159/2000 of 27 July and no. 245/2003 of 7 October and their regulatory Ordinances, as well as the constant of Decree-Law No. 223/2001, of 9 August, and the constant regime of Decree-Law No. 197/99, of 8 June, hereinafter the public procurement regime. 2. this law is even applicable to the supervision of public works and private 8:00 pm labor that is provided for the signature of the term of its responsibility, in accordance with the RJUE, and, in the execution of the work, the director of the work of the company responsible for the execution of the work. 3. this law shall apply to projects subject to special legislation in all this is not specifically regulated.


Article 3 definitions for the purposes of this law: (a)) ' technical assistance to work», the clarifications and information monitoring, preferably face-to-face form, to be provided by the Coordinator and by the authors of the project to the director of supervision of the work or to the director, whenever these, in fulfilment of the duties assigned to them, request or when necessary , aiming at, inter alia, to ensure the proper execution of the work, the work performed on the project and the compliance with the legal and regulatory rules applicable; b) «Author» project, which elaborates and endorses the draft autonomy, the partial projects or part of a project and endorses the statements and terms of their responsibility; c) ' project coordinator ', the technician responsible for, satisfying the conditions required to author of project, ensure appropriate coordination of project team due to the characteristics of the work, ensuring the participation of authors, the compatibility between the various required projects and compliance with the legal and regulatory provisions applicable to each specialty; d) ' supervisory Director of work», the authorized specialist pursuant to this law, designated by the owner, who shall be responsible for ensuring compliance of the work performed with the project and policies adopted or awarded, in the administrative procedure or public contractual and compliance with legal provisions and regulations, as well as perform the powers provided for in the public procurement regime , in 9 public work. Corresponds to the "technician responsible for the technical direction of the work", referred to in the "supervisory" RJUE and provided for in the legal regime of public works contracts, contained in Decree-Law No. 59/99, of 2 March, with the relevant amendments; and ' work ' Director), the authorized specialist and integrated in the personnel and the technical framework of the construction company responsible for the execution of the work, holder of license, under the terms and for the purposes of Decree-Law No. 12/2004, of 9 January, and ministerial order No. 16/2004, of 10 January, who shall be responsible for ensuring the execution of the work in accordance with the approved project or press release including the conditions of the permit and or authorization, or awarded, and compliance with legal provisions and regulations in force, as well as the obligations provided for in Decree-Law No. 12/2004, of 9 January, for construction companies. Corresponds to the "technical director of contract" provided for in the public procurement regime; f) ' own work ', the entity on whose behalf the work is performed, the owner of public work as this is defined in the public procurement regime or the dealer in respect of work performed on the basis of public works concession contract, as well as any person or entity who hire the elaboration of project; g) ' Audit Board ', the company who, by qualified personnel in accordance with this law, the contractual obligation for monitoring of work; h) ' project ', the company who, by qualified personnel in accordance with this law, the contractual obligation for developing project; I) ' undertaking responsible for the implementation of the work», the company that carries out construction activity and assumes responsibility for the execution of the work in the administrative procedure or public contract; j) ' project team ', multidisciplinary team, resulting in the preparation of a project signed by the owner of the work or specially regulated by law or provided for in contractual public procedure, consisting of several authors of project 10 Coordinator-driven project, fulfilling the corresponding obligations; l) «outdoors», the space or the landscape designed and built towards your qualification, management and transformation, an open space, not built and framed in urban or rural structure, through constructive systems own and specific methods of intervention; m) ' complex structures», that integrate the definition of buildings designated as non-current in accordance with article 30 of the Regulation of actions on structures of buildings and Bridges (RSA), approved by Decree-Law No. 235/83, of May 31, or which require or integrate foundations for stakes in buildings located in seismic zones classified as A or B according to the RSA; n) ' Work ' means any construction or intervention that enter into the soil with character; the) ' project ', the set of documents written and designed to define and characterize the functional and constructive design of a work, including, in particular, the architectural design and engineering projects; p) «Coach» means a natural person whose qualifications, training and experience and with valid registration in body or professional association, when required, to enable to play roles in the project elaboration process, supervision of public or private or work as director of the work of the company responsible for the execution of the work, in accordance with this law.


Article 4 General provisions 1-projects should be prepared and signed, in accordance with the provisions of this law, by architects, landscape architects, engineers, and technical engineers, as well as for those whose qualification is recognized by legislative provision, with valid registration in body or professional association, when required. 2-parts written and drawn for the purpose of advance notification procedure may also be drawn up by technical agents of architecture and engineering, 11 interior architects and designers, as well as for those whose qualification is recognized by legislative provision, with valid registration in body or professional association, when required. 3-for the preparation of the project, the authors referred to in paragraph 1 are a project team, which is driven by a project coordinator in accordance with this law. 4-the supervision of work must be ensured by architects, landscape architects, engineers, technical engineers and technical officers of architecture and engineering with valid registration in body or professional association, when required, as well as by enabling valid technical result of technological specialization course, which offers professional level 4 qualification in the area of conducting work, hereinafter referred to as CET. 5-the project must be coordinated by director of work integrating the workforce and the technical staff of the company responsible for the execution of the work.

Article 5 appraisal public administration and public works owners must provide their staff and employees tables with sufficient and appropriate training or qualification to appreciate and analyze a project within the framework of a work subject to licensing or administrative authorisation, prior communication or tender, and may resort to external entities, endowed with qualified technicians for this purpose If this proves to be convenient for the fulfilment of this obligation.

CHAPTER II technical qualifications section I project team and project coordinator 12 article 6 project team 1-the project should be prepared, in project team, for your correct and necessary for the technical integral development and can only integrate, as authors of project performing tasks in the area of their competence and expertise, architects, landscape architects, engineers, and technical engineers in accordance with indicated in this law. 2-the authors of project that integrate project team are individually subject to all the duties provided for in this law.

Article 7 contract for elaboration of project 1-the development of project by project team, project coordinator and authors of project should be contracted in writing, containing the complete identification of the project coordinator and the project authors and specification of the functions they undertake and the projects they work out, as well as the identification of the elements of the insurance referred to in article 24 , which guarantees your civil liability, under penalty of nullity. 2-preparation of project can be hired, including: the project company), expressly identifying the project coordinator in accordance with the provisions of the preceding paragraph, safeguarding always the full compliance with the provisions of this law; (b)) to a project team, globally; (c)) The project coordinator and the project authors, always with express identification of the project coordinator in accordance with the preceding paragraph; or (d)) to the project coordinator, with responsibility for promoting the development of other necessary projects, but must contain the words expressed the powers of the Coordinator on the matter. 3-When will be hired later, other authors, that fact shall be communicated in writing to the project coordinator and owner of 13 work, with indication of the elements referred to in paragraph 1. 4-When, pursuant to law or contractual provision, to be replaced one of the elements of the project team, it is up to the owner of the work or the project company and the project coordinator who will be hired, communicate this fact to the other team, the director of supervision of the work and to the director. 5-the owner of the work, the project coordinator or project author can only invoke the invalidity arising from non-compliance with the previous rules until the time of presentation of the disclaimer to administrative procedure or contractual effect on the public draft, without prejudice to any special law applicable. 6-non-compliance of the obligations provided for in the preceding paragraphs, by the owner of the work or project coordinator, is without prejudice to the duty of their own compliance of provided for in this law.


Article 8 1-project coordination for the preparation of project subject to licensing or administrative authorisation or contract public procedure should always exist project coordinator, which can accumulate with this function the elaboration of project or parts of a project. 2-coordination of the project is up to the architect, landscape architect, engineer or technical engineer is qualified to the development of any project in the type of work concerned, whereas the provisions of this law and other applicable legislation. Article 9 duties of the responsibility of the project coordinator project coordinator, with technical autonomy and without prejudice to the other obligations that take to the work: the owner) Represent the project team during project phases before the owner of the work, the director of supervision of the work and any other entities; 14 b) Ensure the professional qualifications of each of the team members, as provided for in this Act; c) Ensure the coordination of all aspects of project planning, evaluating, with the remaining members of the team, the functionality and the technical feasibility of the solutions to be adopted within the constraints and interests expressed in the programme of work, implementing the design solutions that better serve and justifying them technically; d) Ensure harmonization between the parts designed and written necessary for the characterization of the work, without producing a duplicity of documentation, to ensure their integrity and consistency, as well as compliance with the interests of the owner of the work; e) to coordinate the preparation of descriptive document and background and, when applicable, the terms of reference of subsidiary projects, eliminating omissions and overlaps, to ensure a coherent whole; f) Act by the owner of the work to clarify the relief from design or construction options on cost or efficiency of work, whenever one requests it or justified by virtue of the size or importance of the deviation in relation to the type or nature of the work the project; g) Ensure, in coordinating the elaboration of the projects, the respect for the legal and regulatory rules applicable, in particular those of territorial management instruments, without prejudice to the obligations of each author of project; h) Ensure the compatibility with the ' Coordinator for safety and health matters at the project planning, aiming at the application of the General principles of safety in compliance with the laws in force; I) Instruct the process on the establishment of the project team, which includes the full identification of all its elements, including the Coordinator, copy of contracts concluded for the preparation of the terms of project responsibility for your development as delivered along administrative entity or owner of public work, and evidence of valid liability insurance pursuant to article 24; 15 j) Make all parts of the project and the process on the establishment of project team to the owner of the work, the authors of draft and, when requested, to the parties involved in the execution of the work and competence of supervisory entities; l) provide and ensure the provision of technical assistance to the work by the authors of the projects, and do step in those who have been requested or whose speech is relevant to your performance, where this is necessary to ensure the proper execution of the work or when requested by the director of labour inspection or the director of work , and still getting thank you, without prejudice to other duties that is subject to: (i)) When technical assistance is requested by the director, communicate prior to the supervisory director of work providing assistance; II) in all situations in which is requested or provided technical assistance, communicate this fact to the owner of the work, with summary description of the subject of the same actors and technicians; III) Register and subscribe, in work and in conjunction with other authors and actors responsible, the provision of technical assistance, as well as their circumstances and results; m) Report within five working days to the owner of the work, the authors of draft and, when applicable, the entity to whom licensing procedure has elapsed or administrative authorization or advance notice, the termination of duties as project coordinator, for the purposes and procedures provided for in the scheme and RJUE public procurement, without prejudice to the obligations which are subject to other entities , particularly in the case of impossibility; n) in the cases referred to in the preceding paragraph, the project coordinator is required to provide technical assistance to work when your execution can legally pursue contractual or until your replacement to the entity indicated above, up to a maximum of 60 days of the notification referred to in the preceding sub-paragraph; o) Ensure the hiring of 16 professional liability insurance valid in accordance with paragraph 9 of article 22 and article 24 and your maintenance, at all times, as himself and the authors of the project team that coordinates, as provided for in this Act; p) comply with all other legal duties which is obliged and ensure compliance with, on the part of authors, those duties to which they are subject, without prejudice to the responsibility of these.

SECTION II Authors of project


Article 10 1 buildings projects-The projects involving buildings and outdoor spaces that are complementary or serve as public place should be elaborated, in project team, for architects, engineers, technical engineers and landscape architects with expertise appropriate to the nature of the project in question, without prejudice to other technicians who are recognized by special law, enabling to elaborate project. 2-The architectural designs of buildings shall be drawn up by architects, and can these projects cover the outside spaces are complementary to buildings or serve as grounds, not intended for independent use and your dimension can be integrated, without prejudice, in the architectural design. 3-the projects of building structures shall be drawn up: a) For civil engineers; or b) For civil engineers, other projects of building structures involving, by size or technical complexity of your design or execution, the use of non-current solutions. 4-the remaining engineering projects should be prepared by engineers or technical engineers holding expertise appropriate to the nature of the project in question, without prejudice to other technicians who are recognized by special law, enabling to develop engineering project. 17 5-exterior spaces projects to buildings or spaces that serve to address them must be developed by landscape architects, without prejudice to paragraph 2, not including or dismissing other projects necessary for the characterization of the elements provided for in draft edificativos exterior spaces. 6-determining the adequacy of the expertise of engineers and technical engineers for the preparation of engineering projects, the who report paragraphs 3 and 4, and without prejudice to the final part of paragraph 4, is made in accordance with Protocol drawn up in accordance with article 28, when there is valid and in force, Protocol or with the Ordinance referred to in paragraph 8 of this article.

Article 11 Projects of other works 1-The works projects not provided for in the preceding article shall be drawn up, as a team of project engineers, technical engineers and landscape architects with expertise appropriate to the nature of the project in question, without prejudice to other technicians who are recognized by special law, enabling to elaborate project. 2-architectural projects, in relation to the works provided for in the preceding paragraph, may be drawn up by architects, integrated project team. 3-engineering projects of the works provided for in this article, whereas the provisions of paragraph 1, shall be drawn up: a) For engineers; or b) For technical engineers, engineering projects involving, by size or technical complexity of your design or execution, the use of non-current solutions. 4-exterior spaces projects should be developed by landscape architects, not including or dismissing other projects necessary for the characterization of the elements provided for in draft edificativos exterior spaces. 5-When the size of the area outside the buildings don't justify a project with 18 on autonomy, the specifications concerning outer space can be integrated in the architectural design. 6-determining the adequacy of the expertise of engineers and technical engineers for the preparation of projects, the who report paragraphs 1 and 3, and without prejudice to the final part of this, is made in accordance with Protocol drawn up in accordance with article 28, when there is valid and in force, Protocol or with the Ordinance referred to in paragraph 8 of this article.


Article 12 Other qualified technicians-1 can still be drawn up by architects and interior designers, enabling holders of Bachelor's degree or master's degree, written and drawn parts of architecture for change works inside buildings, subject to advance notification, referred to in point (b)) of paragraph 1 of article 6 of the RJUE. 2-the designers of environments referred to in the preceding paragraph may also, within the qualifications of your training, carry out the design and technical drawing equipment and urban furniture, although subject to licensing, authorization, prior communication or public contractual procedure, not replacing or eliminating the projects provided for in, prepared by qualified technicians RJUE pursuant to this law. 3-Can also be prepared by technical agents of architecture and engineering written and drawn parts relating to works subject to advance notice, without prejudice to the requirement, by law, to another suitable qualification for that purpose. 4-Should be applied in assessing the qualification for the preparation of written and drawn parts of the technical agents of architecture and engineering, the provisions of article 27 Article 13 Obligations in the exercise of the activity 1-project authors and coordinators of project covered by this law shall meet, in all your actions, in your profession and with 19 technical autonomy legal standards and regulations in force applicable to them, as well as the duties, main or accessories resulting from the obligations assumed by contract, public or private in nature, and nature ethical standards, which are required to observe pursuant to provisions of the respective statutes professionals. 2-Notwithstanding the provisions of the preceding paragraph and other duties enshrined in this law, the authors of the project are, on your performance, especially required to: a) subscribe to the projects prepared, indicating the number of valid registration in body or professional association, if applicable; b) Adopt design solutions which best serve the interests of the owner of the work, in terms of functionality and feasibility of the project and of the work and should justify technically all the proposed solutions; c) certify, in the implementation of the project or the part of your project, the matching with the other drawn and written parts necessary for the characterization of the work, without producing a duplicity of documentation, to ensure their integrity and consistency; d) Act by the project coordinator, where appropriate, to clarify the relief from design or construction options on cost or efficiency of work with appropriate compliance with project coordinator before the owner of the work; e) provide technical assistance to the work, where this is necessary to ensure your correct execution according to the approved project or when requested by the project coordinator or, after this consultation, the director of labor inspection or by the director of labour; f) Communicate within five working days to the owner of the work, the project coordinator and, where applicable, the entity to whom licensing procedure has elapsed or administrative authorization or advance notice, the termination of duties as author of project, for the purposes and procedures provided for in the scheme and RJUE public procurement, without prejudice to the obligations which are subject to other entities , particularly in the case of impossibility; 20 g) in the circumstances referred to in the preceding paragraph, the author of the project is required to provide technical assistance to work when your execution can legally pursue contractual or until your replacement to the entity indicated above, up to a maximum of 60 days of the notification referred to in the preceding sub-paragraph; h) Meet the other duties that may be assigned by law, particularly by the RJUE and respective Ordinances, regulations, as well as other legal provisions and regulations in force. 3-the duties provided for in the preceding paragraphs shall apply, mutatis mutandis, to the technicians mentioned in the previous article.

SECTION III Manager and supervisory director of work article 14 1 Labor Director-director of work, enabling the technical value and nature of the work to be carried out, in accordance with the ministerial order No. 16/2004, of 10 January, and integrated in the personnel and the technical staff of the company responsible for the execution of the work , in the administrative procedure or public contract. 2-for the purposes of application of this law, director of the technical director of contract provided for in the public procurement regime.

Article 15 director's duties of work 1-Without prejudice to the provisions of existing legislation, the director of the work is obliged, with technical autonomy: 21


the) Assume the technical function of directing the execution of the works and the coordination of all production activity, when the company, whose workforce is part, has assumed the responsibility for carrying out the work, in the administrative procedure or public contract; b) ensure the proper carrying out of the work, the performance of the tasks of coordination, direction and execution of the work, in accordance with the approved design, statement or awarded and that the conditions of the permit or authorization, in administrative or contractual public procedure; c) Adopt appropriate production methods, in order to ensure compliance with the legal obligations that is forced, the quality of the work performed, the safety and efficiency in the process of construction; d) Require, whenever the judge required to ensure compliance of the work running the project or to comply with legal or regulatory standards in force, the director of supervision and, where this is permitted, the technical assistance project coordinator with the intervention of the relevant project authors and, in this case, communicate prior to the supervisory director of work; and coordinate work performed) by other companies, duly empowered, within the framework of the work which has been assumed by the company whose staff integrates, assist in the implementation of these, those same companies technicians; f) Communicate within five working days to the owner of the work, the director of supervision of the work and to the entity before which has elapsed licensing or administrative authorisation procedure or advance notice, termination of service, while director of the work, in work for which liability has shown, for the purposes and procedures provided for in the scheme and RJUE public procurement , without prejudice to the obligations which are subject to other entities, particularly in the case of impossibility; g) comply with the legal provisions and regulations in force. 22 2-whenever the construction company that, within the limits laid down in Decree-Law No. 12/2004, of 9 January, and ministerial order No. 14/2004, of 10 January, assumes responsibility for the execution of the work, in the administrative procedure or public contract, be holder of title for registration, the same does not need to integrate, in the personnel , director of work. 3-in the cases referred to in paragraph 1 and without prejudice to the provisions laid down in law, the liability waiver must be signed by the proprietor or, being society, by their legal representative, the company and the person who agrees to the terms of warranty subject to the obligations referred to in paragraph 1 that are compatible with the structure of the company.

Article 16 Director of supervision of work 1-without prejudice to the provisions laid down in law, qualified to perform the function of director of supervision of work, according to the predominant nature of the work concerned and by reference to the value of the classes of the permit qualifications provided for in the Ordinance referred to in paragraph 5 of article 4 of Decree-Law No. 12/2004 , of 9 January, the technicians under the following subparagraphs:) engineers and technical engineers, in all the works, in the area of specialty relevant to the type of work concerned; b) architects, only in construction of buildings, excluding buildings with metal structures, buildings with complex structures, as well as the buildings involving peripheral containment works and special foundations, with an estimate of cost or value of the award to the limit value class 5 the permit qualifications provided for in the Ordinance referred to in paragraph 5 of article 4 of Decree-Law No. 12/2004 , 9 January; c) landscape architects, only on works of outdoor spaces; d) The technical architecture and engineering officers and technicians with valid driver's license due to CET in the area of driving, just in construction of buildings, as well as other preparatory work and the construction of buildings, with the exception of 23 buildings steel structures, buildings with complex structures and buildings involving peripheral containment works and special foundations , with an estimate of cost or value of the award to the limit value class 4 of the permit qualifications provided for in the Ordinance referred to in subparagraph (b)); and technical officers) of architecture and engineering and technicians with valid driver's license due to CET in the area of driving, just in the works referred to in paragraph 1 of article 11, with an estimated cost or value of the award to the limit value class 4 of the permit qualifications provided for in the Ordinance referred to in subparagraph (b)), with the following restrictions : i) Bridges, viaducts and bridges; II) railways, airports and aerodromes; III) hydraulic works; IV) Tunnels; v) water treatment plants or wastewater; vi) port Works and coastal and river engineering; VII) solid waste treatment plants and urban; VIII) power stations and treatment, refining and storage of fuels or chemicals, not retail. 2-the determination of the adequacy of the expertise of engineers and technical engineers for supervision of work, that (a) refers) of the preceding paragraph, is made in accordance with Protocol drawn up in accordance with article 28, when there is valid and in force, Protocol or with the Ordinance referred to in paragraph 8 of this article.


Article 17 Duties of the director of supervision of work 1-supervisory director of work obliged, with technical autonomy,: a) Ensure the implementation of the work in accordance with the approved project and the conditions of the permit or authorization, and in the administrative procedure or public contract, as well as compliance with legal and regulatory standards 24 in force; b) accompany the project with adequate frequency to the integral performance of its functions and the supervision of the course of the work and the labor director in the performance of their duties, by issuing the guidelines necessary for the compliance with the provisions of the preceding paragraph; c) Require, where necessary to ensure the conformity of work that runs the project or to comply with legal or regulatory standards in force, the technical assistance to the project coordinator with involvement of relevant project authors, getting also thanks the register accordingly and their circumstances in the book, as well as technical assistance requests that have been made by the director of labour; d) Communicate immediately to the owner of the work and the project coordinator any technical deficiency in the project or the need to change the same to your proper implementation; and Participate to the owner of work), as well as, when the law so provides, the Coordinator for safety and health during the execution of the work, situations that compromise the safety, quality, compliance with the time limit laid down in the permit or official authorization or license in contractual procedure public and the contracted price, whenever the detect in the execution of work; f) perform the other functions assigned by the owner of the work that has been assigned, although they do not substitute the functions of director of work, not rely on license, driver's license or permit lawfully provided and are not inconsistent with the fulfillment of any legal obligations that is subject; g) Communicate within five working days to the owner and to the entity before which has elapsed licensing or administrative authorisation procedure the termination of service as director of supervision of the work, for the purposes and procedures provided for in the scheme and RJUE public procurement, without prejudice to the obligations which are subject to other entities, particularly in the case of impossibility;

25 h) Fulfill the duties that may be assigned by law, particularly by the RJUE and respective Ordinances, regulations, as well as by the public procurement regime and other legal standards and regulations in force. 2-without prejudice to any statutory provision to the contrary, cannot serve as a supervisory director of work anyone who integrate the personnel construction company who has assumed administrative authority or in the contractual public procedure, responsibility for the execution of the work or of any other company that has in implementing the intervention work.

Article 18 monitoring of public works without prejudice to the provisions of law on public work performance of the functions of director of supervision of the work, or, if there is, the head of the supervisory staff shall be subject to the duties provided for in the public procurement regime and the duties in the previous article that are compatible.

Chapter III civil liability and guarantees


Article 19 liability 1 technicians-technicians and persons to whom this Act applies are responsible for compensation for damage caused to third parties, resulting from the fault, by action or omission, of duties in the exercise of activities which are required by contract or by legal or regulatory standard, without prejudice to the criminal liability, administrative, disciplinary or other that exists. 2-technicians and people referred to in the preceding paragraph still respond, regardless of fault, for damages caused by any persons that use, in the pursuit of the activity, for the fulfilment of their duties, in particular employees, employees or service providers. 26 3-the responsibility of technicians and persons to whom this Act applies shall not exclude liability, civil or other persons, natural or legal persons on behalf of or in the interests of which act or any other entities that have violated contractual or legal duties, in general terms. 4-civil liability provided for in this Act covers any damage caused to a third party acquirers of rights on projects, construction or real estate, developed, built, or directed by the technicians and technically people indicated in paragraph 1. Article 20 special situations of responsibility 1-the project coordinator is jointly and severally liable for damage to third parties caused by action or omission of the project authors who have spoken at any title, in the drafting of the project for you co-ordinated, without prejudice to the right of return exists. 2-the project coordinator, as well as the authors of draft specifically required to provide technical assistance, are jointly and severally liable with the director of audit work, for compensation for damage which may occur due to omission of the field of technical assistance, without prejudice to the right of return exists. 3-When there is deficiency of compliance with the obligations resulting from technical assistance by the Coordinator or author of project, these are jointly and severally liable with the director of supervision of the work, without prejudice to the right of return exists, for compensation for damage that may occur as a result of this deficiency in the field of technical assistance, and may yet the director of supervision of work avoid this responsibility to demonstrate that he acted with due diligence followed the project and fulfilled the instructions provided in the technical assistance required. 4-the company responsible for the execution of the work is jointly and severally liable for damages arising out of the performance of another company that intervenes in the fitting-out of the project, even if it is not the first subcontractor, provided that such works have been or should have been coordinated by the director of work that integrates the technical framework of the construction company, has 27 violated their duties without prejudice to the right of return exists. 5-the director of supervision of the work, the project coordinator and the project authors are jointly and severally liable for the damage caused when the director of audit work, in breach of the obligations to which it is bound, including the request for assistance to the Coordinator or author of project, allow the work in accordance to project that contains technical failures or omissions without prejudice to the right of return exists.

Article 21 Disclaimer 1-technicians and other persons covered by this law shall subscribe terms of liability in the cases provided for in law and this Act. 2-the project coordinator is obliged to subscribe for Disclaimer for proper development and compatibility of parts of the project that coordinates, as well as for compliance with the obligations laid down in article 9, complying with the specifications contained in the RJUE and annex I of ministerial order No. 1110/2001, of 19 September, mutatis mutandis. 3-The project authors are obliged to subscribe for Disclaimer for the correct preparation of the project or part of a project and your compliance to applicable legal and regulatory provisions, as well as for compliance with the obligations laid down in article 13, in accordance with the RJUE, properly adapted. 4-supervisory director of work is thanks to the subscription of disclaimer for compliance of the work performed with the approved project or awarded and the conditions of the licence or authorization, in the administrative procedure, and compliance with legal provisions and regulations, as well as for compliance with the obligations laid down in article 17, in accordance with the RJUE , properly adapted. 5-the director of the work is obliged to subscribe for term of responsibility for the proper execution of the work and for compliance with the obligations laid down in article 15, complying with the specifications contained in the RJUE and annex of ministerial order No. 1105/2001, 18 September, mutatis mutandis. 28 6-for the purposes of the application of the preceding paragraphs, in public procurement, must be signed by the project coordinator, project authors, director of supervision of work and labor director, consent forms complying with the specifications contained in the RJUE and, respectively, in annex I to the ministerial order No. 1110/2001, of September 19, and Annex the Portaria (ministerial order) no 1105/2001 , September 18, properly adapted. 7-When there are multiple authors of a draft, partial projects or part of the projects, everyone must subscribe disclaimer with regard to projects or part of a project that, pursuant to the preceding paragraphs. 8-When, by law or, where permitted, by contract, one of the functions covered in this Act is taken by more than one person, all must subscribe Disclaimer pursuant to the preceding paragraphs. 9-the provisions of paragraph 5 shall apply to the business owner or legal representative of construction company holds title of record, pursuant to paragraph 3 of article 15 10-the terms of liability referred to in the preceding paragraphs shall make express reference to the provisions of this law that elencam the duties to technicians and people are required, in carrying out their duties.


Article 22 attesting the qualification and of the fulfilment of duties in administrative procedure 1-for the purposes of verification of qualifications and quality of technicians and persons covered by this law, as well as the fulfilment of duties relating to the subscription of disclaimer and the contracting of civil liability insurance, must be submitted in the administrative procedure or public contractual the documents referred to in the following paragraphs, notwithstanding the RJUE under public procurement and other applicable legislation. 2-the technicians whose qualification is regulated by this law must prove, in general terms, the license and specialty holding and qualify, generically, to the performance of specific functions proposed, namely 29 project coordinator, author of architectural design, author of project engineering, director of supervision and labor director in the type of work required. 3-Together with the application to initiate the administrative procedure must be submitted in relation to the project coordinator, the following elements: a) Disclaimer of project coordinator; b) confirming the hiring of valid liability insurance pursuant to article 24 4-in conjunction with the respective term of responsibility, must be submitted, with respect to the authors of draft and the director of labour inspection, proof of valid liability insurance for each of them, in accordance with article 24-5 in conjunction with the Declaration of ownership of permits and the display of the original must be submitted in respect of the director, the following elements: a) Disclaimer's director of work; b) confirming the hiring of valid liability insurance pursuant to article 24; c) confirming the integration into the company's staff responsible for the execution of the work, through the remuneration statement as delivered on social security, for the last month; d) confirming the integration into the company's technical staff responsible for the execution of the work, duly notified to the entity responsible for granting permits for construction activities, through Declaration issued by this entity in written or in electronic form trustworthy. 6-in conjunction with the Declaration of ownership of title for registration and the original thereof, shall be submitted in respect of the proprietor or, when is a legal person, the legal representative, the following elements: 30 a) Disclaimer of the entrepreneur or legal representative of the company; (b)) When the registration title holder is a legal person, up to date certificate of business registration content, demonstrating the quality of legal representative. 7-in the advance notification shall be submitted, in addition to the specially provided for in the RJUE, of the following factors concerning authors written and drawn parts: a) Disclaimer of the authors of the pieces written and drawn; b) confirming the hiring of valid liability insurance pursuant to article 24 8-tech services provided for in this article shall verify, when case, timely renewal of liability insurance you are required to hold pursuant to this law. 9-for the purposes of attestation of the preceding paragraph, the project coordinator must subscribe statement certifying that all the authors of the project team that coordinates have valid liability insurance, in order to prove the renewal of the insurance contract and replacing this statement, as for those, compliance with the provisions of the preceding paragraph. 10-If the persons indicated in paragraph 8 does not prove the renewal of insurance, until the expiration of this term, the administrative entity determines the suspension of execution of the work, under the legal cominações to the attestation of regularisation of the situation by notifying the owner of the work and the director of supervision of work or project coordinator does not shame , being enough for the effectiveness of this measure the notification of any of the people listed. 11-in the situation referred to in the preceding paragraph, the owner of the work has the right to resolve the contract, considering if there is failure of the same because exclusively attributable to technical subject to obligation to secure and enterprise which integrates. 31 article 23 attesting the qualification and the fulfillment of obligations in contractual procedure 1-public in contractual procedure public, technicians and persons covered by application of this Act and required to sign liability waiver must proceed to your deposit, as well as of the elements referred to in the previous article corresponding to each of them, along with the owner of the work to the consignment or equivalent contractual Procedure Act unless otherwise legal provision. 2-the technicians and the people mentioned in the preceding paragraph, shall be subject to the obligations laid down in paragraphs 8 to 11 of the previous article and the owner of public work practice acts correspondingly due by the administrative entity. 3-Notwithstanding the provided for in special provision, the elements referred to in paragraph 1 shall be kept by the owner of public work, at least until the expiry of the time-limits for legal or contractual warranty, of works that respect and of the civil liability arising.


Article 24 liability insurance 1-tech services covered in your activity by this law are under an obligation to enter into contract of professional liability insurance, intended to ensure compensation for damage caused to third parties due to infringement of the duties that are required by legal or regulatory provision, and keep it valid as long as your exercise activity. 2-the insurance covers damages resulting from actions and omissions in the exercise of the activity, by the coach, its officers, representatives, agents, employees or any of those people use in your performance, resulting from the failure to comply with the obligations provided for in this Act or other obligations in the exercise of the activity. 3-the insurance still covers the civil liability caring of the people referred to in the preceding paragraph, in the terms set in the Ordinance referred to in paragraph 7, the payment of sums due under the right of return and compensation of third parties 32 purchasers that there is place. 4-third party shall be considered, for the purposes of this article, all of which as a result of action or omission of the technicians covered by application of this law, suffer any damages, regardless of whether they are party to the contract concluded with the technicians responsible. 5-Can also be policyholders of civil responsibility, in any manner provided for, entities other than the insured, namely technical design companies, supervisory companies and construction companies, as well as collective insurance may be concluded, to compliance with the provisions of this article. 6-Can still be covered under the civil liability insurance, the compensation of damages arising from breach of duties of purely contractual. 7-minimum conditions of civil liability insurance, the temporal scope of coverage, the complaint claims, the terms of the exceptions to the scope of coverage and the amounts shall be fixed taking into account the qualification held, the functions performed, the value of the projects or works in which can intervene and the obligations to which they are subject, by order of the members of the Government responsible for the areas of public and private works and the insurance business. 8-the Ordinance referred to in the preceding paragraph may provide that, with temporary character and up to a maximum of five years from the date of entry into force of this law, the exclusion from the scope of insurance coverage for damage arising from contractual liability or regulate differently their temporal scope of coverage, terms of claims claim exceptions to the scope of coverage and the amount of liability insurance. 9-the Ordinance referred to in paragraph 7 regulates the various forms that the liability insurance may take, inter alia, the methods of professional liability insurance, insurance, labor insurance and health insurance.

33 Chapter IV transitional and final provisions article 25 transitional provisions 1-qualified technicians for the elaboration of draft pursuant to articles 3, 4 and 5 of Decree No. 73/73, 28 February, may, during the period of five years from the date of entry into force of this law, prepare draft specifically provided for therein and getting However, subject to compliance with the obligations enshrined in this law and, where applicable, to your proof before the administrative authorities. 2-technicians are still referred to in the preceding paragraph, during the period of five years from the date of entry into force of this law, authorized to perform the function of director of supervision in public works and private, about the works that were, in accordance with articles 3, 4 and 5 of Decree No. 73/73, 28 February, qualified for design , however, subject to compliance with the obligations enshrined in this law and, where applicable, to your proof before the administrative authorities. 3-administrative entities shall accept, until the expiry of the transitional period of five years from the date of publication of this law, projects prepared and signed by the persons referred to article 6 of Decree No. 73/73, 28 February, which, in the two years prior to publication of this law, have elaborated and endorsed similar project, that has earned this City Council approval. 4-The people indicated in the preceding paragraph shall be subject to the fulfilment of other obligations provided for in this law and, where applicable, to your proof before the administrative authorities. 5-tech services referred to in paragraph 1 may, during the transitional period, perform the function of project coordinator in the works for which are authorized to draw up draft Transiently, and fulfill their duties. 6-technicians and people referred to in paragraphs 1 and 3 shall be deemed to be qualified still, even after the expiry of the transitional period, for the elaboration of draft amendments, in any form, and other required parts, including the final 34 screens in the same administrative procedure of licensing, authorization or advance notice, they have developed project, although no search or higher-dimensional nature to that for which they were originally qualified. 7-the entry into force of this law shall be without prejudice to the exercise of such functions as supervisory director of work by people who at that time, not holding the qualifications provided for in this law or in paragraph 2, have assumed these functions and signed Disclaimer, presented with administrative authority for the issuance of the planning of building permit, until the end of the execution of these works and the subscription of disclaimer for your proper execution to issue use license. 8-the people mentioned in the preceding paragraph shall be subject to the obligations laid down in this law are compatible with the role they play, and must prove within three months as of the entry into force of the order provided for in article 24 the hiring of appropriate liability insurance.


Article 26 transitional provisions for public works 1-the Office of project development and supervision of work, in public procurement or performance in public works, can also be performed by technicians and people included in the frames of public work, which, not gathering the qualifications provided for in this law, demonstrating to have played in the last two years These functions, and the transitional period for the exercise of these functions is two years from the date of entry into force of this law. 2-technicians and people indicated in the preceding paragraph shall be subject to the obligations laid down in this law and, where applicable, to your proof, being correspondingly applicable, mutatis mutandis, the provisions of paragraphs 4 to 7 of the previous article. 35 article 27 exceptional situations of technical qualification 1-architecture and engineering technicians, holding, enabling training and which determined access to the respective professional portfolio, the completion of technological specialization course 4 level, can only draw up written and drawn parts provided for in article 12: (a) the respective course contains training), appropriate and distinct in reading and interpretation of project and design and elaboration of project, corresponding to the performance of the qualifications provided for in this law; b) coach stop previous training, integrated in systems of education or vocational training, dedicated to the construction industry. 2-the arrest of proper training, provided for in the preceding paragraph shall be made as compulsory mention in the corresponding professional card, when your issue or renewal by the competent authority.

Article 28 protocols for specific qualifications 1 definition-it is up to public associations of professional engineers and technicians, engineers in the use of regulatory power itself, the definition of specific qualifications appropriate to the development of those projects are entitled to draw up, in accordance with paragraphs 3 and 4 of article 10 and in paragraphs 1 and 3 of article 11 , and the supervision of work, in accordance with subparagraph (a)) of paragraph 1 of article 16 2-for the purposes of the preceding paragraph, the public associations professionals must establish each other protocols that, based on the complexity of the work, qualifications, training and experience of them, effectively define the types of work and their projects that are qualified to prepare and the works in it are qualified to perform the supervisory function. 3-without prejudice to other legal provisions, the protocols referred to in paragraph 1 shall be drawn up in compliance with the following principles: a) the whole of the types of Lists and existing project, not affecting the qualification regulation 36 provided for in special laws providing for the elaboration of draft or concrete plan or set the minimum qualification for the elaboration of technical project; b) Respecting qualifications arising from specialties and, if applicable, of expertise stipulated in their statutes professionals according to criteria of appropriateness defined in paragraphs 3 and 4 of article 10 and in paragraphs 1 and 3 of article 11; c) Use, in the definition of the qualification, effective experience criteria, being prohibited the granting of relief to the mere antiquity of registration for that purpose. 4-when they are created by the public associations of professional engineers and technical engineers, in the exercise of its powers, new specialties or, if applicable, new specializations, the determination of the respective qualification for project preparation is subject to the provisions of articles 10, 11 and 22, while that matter is not regulated under Protocol concluded pursuant to the preceding paragraphs. 5-are subject to publication in the second series of the Diário da República, leaving its promotion to public associations professionals, the protocols referred to in this article and your changes should be attached to these, be republished the amended Protocol. 6-without prejudice to the transitional provisions, the protocols referred to in this law shall enter into force 60 days after the date of your publication, unless it is laid down in the Protocol time limit exceeding. 7-it is for the construction and the real estate Institute, i. p., the promotion of the conclusion of the Protocol to the this article within three months from the date of publication of this law, calling for this purpose the representatives of the order of engineers and the National Association of technical engineers. 8-if they have not been concluded the protocols referred to in this article, within a period of six months from the date of entry into force of this law, the definition of specific qualifications appropriate to the preparation of project and supervision of work by engineers and technical engineers, is approved by order of the Government members that oversee the areas of public works and higher education. 37 9-for the purposes of the preceding paragraph, it is for the construction and the real estate Institute, i. p., promoting the development of proposed Ordinance, and to this end, in particular, to proceed to the hearing of the public associations of professional engineers and technical engineers.

Article 29 set Standard Without prejudice to articles 25 and 26, is repealed the Decree 73/73, of 28 February.

Article 30 amendment to Portaria n. º 16/2004, de 10 is amended in paragraph 4 of the ministerial order No. 16/2004, of 10 January, which is replaced by the following: «1-[...]. 2.º - […]. 3.º - […]. 4.º - 1 – [...] 2 [...]: a) [...]; b) [...]; c) a professional who has successfully completed a course of specialization in technology (CET), 4 level, in the area of driving. " 3 […]. 5.º - […]. 6.º - […]. 7.º - […]. 38 8-[...]. 9.º - […].»

Article 31 entry into force 1-this law shall enter into force three months after the date of your publication. 2-the provisions relating to professional liability insurance, provided for in article 24, and those relating to the your confirmation come into effect within three months after the date of entry into force of the Ordinance referred to in that article.

Seen and approved by the Council of Ministers of 18 January 2007 Prime Minister the Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Minister Presidency