This Norm, consisting of 13 Chapters and one Annex, establishes the basic guidelines for the administrative and technical procedures for actions to obtain rural properties for the settlement of rural workers. It specifies the following matters: Environmental planning to obtain rural properties (Chap. II); Administrative proceedings (Chap. III); Inspection and monitoring (Chap. V); Technical issues (Chap. VII), etc.
Implements: Decree No. 6.812 approving the structure and functions of the National Institute for Colonization and Agrarian Reform – INCRA. (2009-04-03)
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Valerio Tranchida (LEGN)
Following more than three centuries under Portuguese rule, Brazil gained its independence in 1822, maintaining a monarchical system of government until the abolition of slavery in 1888 and the subsequent proclamation of a republic by the military in 1889. Brazilian coffee exporters politically dominated the country until populist leader Getulio VARGAS rose to power in 1930.
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