Defense Dilma will have one more day to submit final claims

partially it was granted a request from Dilma lawyers, who wanted to extend by two days the period for delivery.
27/07/2016 07h46 - Updated 27/07/2016 13h39
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The Chairman of the Special Committee on Impeachment in the Senate, Raimundo Lira (PMDB-PB), extended for 24 hours the deadline for the defense of the president away, Dilma Rousseff, delivered the documents to the final claims process. Thereby, the deadline that won on Wednesday (27), It has been extended to tomorrow, day 28.

Lira followed in part to a request from Dilma lawyers, who wanted to extend for two days the deadline for delivery of documentation. Because of the suspension of the Senate page services on the Internet, where is hosted the entire process documentation, the defense argued that Dilma away President had ample right of defense harmed by having been left without access to the case file.

in a statement, Lira said that the availability of the content was due to scheduled maintenance, the action was announced by the portal of the Senate and the "system allows files to be downloaded for viewing on the user's computer without internet access".

according Lira, systems began to be rewired, "Becoming available again before the alleged 48 hours of sleep "claimed the defense of Dilma.

"I decide to accept in part the defense reason to grant him additional time to 24 hours, until the end of business on Thursday, 28 July, to present their closing arguments, leaving unchanged the other meeting dates of the Commission ", says the note signed by Senator PMDB.


Upon delivery of the claims, the documents will be forwarded to the committee's rapporteur, Antonio Anastasia (PSDB-MG), which will have five days to present its opinion on the complaint. The report will be voted on by the committee, by a simple majority - half plus one of the senators present at the session.

Then, there will be another vote on the floor of the House, under the command of the President of the Supreme Court (STF), Ricardo Lewandowski, Shutting down, like this, pronunciation phase of impeachment.

Source: Agency Brazil

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