Município

Communication about the control of Carris by Lisbon's Municipality

10, August 2017
The decision known today by the President of the Republic does not question the control of Carris by Lisbon's Municipality.

1. The decision known today by the President of the Republic does not question the control of Carris by Lisbon's Municipality, approved by the Government's Law 86-D/2016, and enacted in December 30th 2016.

2. With the decision known today, the President of the Republic decided to turn back to the Parliament the changes done, on the basis of Parliament evaluation, invoking particularly those that make impossible a possible granting to private companies of Carris by the Municipality.

3. Lisbon City Council reaffirm its intention to keep the company under Municipal control with a direct management, and its strong commitment to invest in order to significantly recover the quality of the service provided.

4. Even though Lisbon City Council do not intend to use the ability of granting to others the management of Carris, the decision of the President of the Republic values the autonomy of Municipalities, under their competences and in the management of its property.


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