The President of the Republic reacted this Wednesday, live on the TVI24, to the decision of the Constitutional Court to stop the social support enacted and approved in Parliament.

(Decision) It would not correspond to my understanding of the application of the Constitution”, said Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, who considered that “there was no unconstitutionality”.

The Constitutional Court considered as unconstitutional several norms of social support, within the scope of the state of emergency, approved by Parliament.

the prime minister had request an inspection of constitutionality, on March 31, and the decision was announced this Wednesday.

The adviser-judges unanimously decided that the support violates the State Budget’s brake law and increases the expenditure limit for the current financial year.


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