Gilmar Mendes says Clean Record Law was "made by drunks”The phrase was said during a session of the Court that analyzes decision rejected mayors accounts that are candidates for election.
Minister Gilmar Mendes, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), he said today (17) the Clean Record Law seems to have been "made by drunkards". The phrase was said during a session of the Court that analyzes decision rejected mayors accounts that are candidates for election.
Mendes made the comment when ministers discussed the decision to reach issued last week by the Supreme Court and the technical differences between government accounts and campaign. The Court decided that candidates for mayor who had bills rejected only by the state audit offices may apply to the election of October.
"Not to offend anyone, but already offending, it seems that [the Clean Record Law] It was made by drunk. It is a botched law, We know that. No specific case, no one knows whether they are management accounts or government accounts. in the back, is rejection accounts. And is such a case by case law, I wanted to catch whoever had renounced ", said Mendes, who is also president of the Supreme Electoral Court (TSE).
The Clean Record Law entered into force on 2010 and determines that people who have the accounts for the performance of duties or public office rejected by irremediable irregularities are ineligible for eight years from the decision. The standard also prevents the application convicted of second instance of Justice.
Last week's session, Supreme decided that candidates for mayor who had bills rejected only by the state audit offices may apply to the October elections. According to the understanding of the Court, candidates can only be stopped by the Clean Record Law if they have the reproved by municipal councils accounts.