This Wednesday (31st) is the deadline for Congress to approve Provisional Measure (MP) 1.154/23, which restructures the organization of Lula's ministries.
The MP issued on the first day of the government increased the number of portfolios from 23 (under Bolsonaro's administration) to 32 under the PT regime.
A provisional measure is a legal act in Brazil through which the President of Brazil can, "in important and urgent cases", enact laws effective for a maximum of 60 days without approval by the National Congress.
The provisional measure may be renewed once for an additional 60 days, after . . .