News News Flash - The State of Emergency in the Portuguese legal system 17/03/2020

In the imminence of a State of Emergency to be decreed in Portugal, in response to the rampant evolution of the new coronavirus in the country and in the world, it is important to know this instrument and the legal effects that its eventual decree will trigger.

To this end, it is necessary to analyze what is established in this regard in the Constitution of the Portuguese Republic (CRP) and in Law No. 44/86, of 30 September (with the changes introduced by Organic Law no. 1/2011, of 30 November, and by Organic Law No. 1/2012, of 11 May), which approved the State of Siege and State of Emergency (RESEM) Regime.

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