Senate Enacts Provisional Measure for Economic Freedom

The text now proceeds for presidential approval.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Senate approved last night, August 21st, the Provisional Measure (PM) on Economic Freedom.

The senators, however, removed three articles from the text involving changes to the rules governing work on Sundays.

With these changes, the PM becomes law and proceeds for presidential approval or veto. The Provisional Measure had been introduced by the government to reduce red tape and simplify the setting-up of businesses, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?