This Decree, consisting of 2 articles, establishes administrative markings and specifies geographical coordinates of the the Indigenous Cocamas' Land called "Terra Indígena Santa Cruz da Nova Aliança" in the Municipality of Tonantins, State of Amazonas. It states that the specified indigenous lands belong in a permanent way to the indigenous group of Cocamas, with a surface of 5.969 ha. within the State of Amazonas.
Implements: Act No. 6.001 establishing the native people Statute. (1973-12-19)
Implements: Decree No. 1.775 of 8 January 1996 ruling on the administrative procedures for zoning native people’s land. (1996-01-08)
Authors and Publishers
Valerio Tranchida (CONSLEG)
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