Lei nº 9.433, de 8 de janeiro de 1997 - Institui a Política Nacional de Recursos Hídricos

Ley que instituye la Política Nacional de Recursos Hídricos de Brasil y que crea el Sistema Nacional de Gestión de Recursos Hídricos; y que busca, entre otros objetivos, reconocer al agua como bien económico y dar al usuario una indicación de su valor real.

Law that establishes the National Water Resources Policy of Brazil and creates the National System of Water Resources Management; and that seeks, among other objectives, to recognize water as an economic good and give the user an indication of its real value.

Published in 1997 by
Available in:
  • Portuguese
10 YFP

Lei nº 10.295, de 17 de outubro de 2001 - Dispõe sobre a Política Nacional de Conservação e Uso Racional de Energia e dá outras providências.

Ley que instituye la Política Nacional de Conservación y Uso Racional de Energía de Brasil para la asignación eficiente de recursos energéticos y la preservación del medio ambiente. La Política Nacional comprende el establecimiento de criterios de eficiencia energética para productos fabricados o comercializados en Brasil, considerando la vida útil de los productos.

Law that establishes the National Policy of Conservation and Rational Use of Energy in Brazil, aiming for the efficient allocation of energy resources and the preservation of the environment. The National Policy includes the establishment of energy efficiency criteria for products manufactured or marketed in Brazil, considering the useful life of the products.

Published in 2002 by
Available in:
  • Portuguese
10 YFP

Lei 12.305, de 02 de agosto de 2010 - Institui a Política Nacional de Resíduos Sólidos

Ley que regula la Política Nacional de Gestión de Residuos en Brasil y que establece principios, objetivos, instrumentos y lineamientos para la gestión integrada de residuos sólidos. Sus principios incluyen el desarrollo sostenible; la ecoeficiencia, reduciendo el impacto ambiental; el reconocimiento de los residuos sólidos reciclables como un bien económico y de valor social; la responsabilidad compartida por el ciclo de vida del producto; y el eco-etiquetado y consumo sostenible.

Law that regulates the National Policy on waste management in Brazil and that establishes principles, objectives, instruments and guidelines for the integrated management of solid waste. Its principles include sustainable development; eco-efficiency reducing the environmental impact; the recognition of recyclable solid waste as an economic good and of social value; shared responsibility for the product life cycle; and eco-labeling and sustainable consumption.

Published in 2010 by
Available in:
  • Portuguese
10 YFP

Lei nº 12.187/2009 - Instituiu a Política Nacional de Mudança do Clima.

Law that enacts the National Policy on Climate Change in Brazil and aims to provide an institutional structure and resources dedicated to the protection of the environment from the risks of climate change. The Policy includes, within the main guide-lines, the United Nations’ provisions on Climate Change as well as those of the Kyoto Protocol, including the encouragement and support for the promotion of sustainable production and consumption.

Law that enacts the National Policy on Climate Change in Brazil and aims to provide an institutional structure and resources dedicated to the protection of the environment from the risks of climate change. The Policy includes, within the main guide-lines, the United Nations’ provisions on Climate Change as well as those of the Kyoto Protocol, including the encouragement and support for the promotion of sustainable production and consumption.

Published in 2009 by
Available in:
  • Portuguese
10 YFP

Decreto nº 8.538, de 6 de outubro de 2015

Decreto de Brasil que regula el tratamiento favorecido, diferenciado y simplificado para las microempresas, empresas de pequeños agricultores, agricultores familiares, productores rurales, micro emprendedores individuales y sociedades cooperativas de consumo en las contrataciones públicas de bienes, servicios y obras.

Decree that regulates favored, differentiated and simplified treatment for microenterprises, small farmers, family farmers, rural producers, individual micro entrepreneurs and consumer cooperatives in public procurement of goods, services and works in Brazil.

Published in 2015 by
Available in:
  • Portuguese
10 YFP

Lei Complementar nº 123, de 14 de dezembro de 2006

Ley que instituye el Estatuto Nacional de las  PYMEs en Brasil. Establece preferencias en cuanto al acceso al mercado e incluye a las compras públicas de bienes y servicios, estableciendo beneficios y un tratamiento diferenciado y simplificado en los procedimientos de licitación.

Law that institutes the National Statute for SMEs in Brazil. It establishes preferences regarding market access and includes public purchases of goods and services, establishing benefits and a differentiated and simplified treatment in the tendering procedures.

Published in 2006 by
Available in:
  • Portuguese
10 YFP

Lei nº 6.938, de 31 de agosto de 1981

Ley que establece la Política Ambiental Nacional de Brasil, cuyo objetivo es preservar, mejorar y recuperar la calidad ambiental y asegurar que el desarrollo socioeconómico se realice en armonía con la preservación de la calidad ambiental y el equilibrio ecológico.

Law that establishes the National Environmental Policy of Brazil, which aims to preserve, improve and recover the environmental quality and to ensure that the socio-economic development takes place in harmony with the preservation of environmental quality and ecological equilibrium.

Published in 1981 by
Available in:
  • Portuguese
10 YFP