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Decree No. 11/2024 regulating Law No. 12/2023 of 25 August, establishing the principles and rules that define the general bases for the creation, organisation and operation of local authorities.

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Type of law
Regulation
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Abstract
This Decree regulates Law No. 12/2023 of 25 August, establishing the principles and rules that define the general bases for the creation, organization and operation of local authorities. The creation of local authorities takes into account the following factors: a) geographical, demographic, economic, social, cultural and administrative factors; b) national or local interests; c) historical and cultural reasons; and d) revenue generation capacity. The powers of local authorities respect the proper, common and specific interests of their respective populations and, in particular: a) local economic and social development; b) the environment, basic sanitation and quality of life; c) the provision of water supply services and the supply of electricity; d) the provision of public transport services; e) primary healthcare; f) basic primary education; g) culture and sport; h) the promotion and development of tourism activities; i) funeral services; j) morgues, cemeteries and crematoria; k) urbanization, construction and housing; l) municipal police; and m) municipal public rescue services.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
This Decree enters into force on the day of its publication.
Notes
This Decree repeals: Decree No. 35/98 of 7 July, Decree No. 45/2003 of 17 December, Decree No. 51/2004 of 1 December, and Decree No. 33/2006 of 30 August.
Repealed
No
Serial Imprint
Boletim da Rep blica, I Serie, No. 66, 3 April 2024.
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
Decreto n. 11/2024: Regulamenta a Lei n. 12/2023, de 25 de Agosto, que estabelece os princ pios e normas que definem as bases gerais de cria o, organiza o e funcionamento das autarquias locais.