EC rejects precautionary lending spreads for Carnival

The request for an injunction was made by the prosecutor by the TCE-AM to suspend the transfer of R $ 2,8 millions of Manaus Prefecture.
03/02/2017 18h25 - Updated 3/02/2017 18h25
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Decision monocratic, the counselor Yara Lins dos Santos denied, in the late morning of Friday (3), the request for an injunction made by the Public Prosecutor at the Court of Auditors Amazon (TCE-AM) to suspend the transfer of R $ 2,8 millions of Manaus Prefecture, via Municipal Foundation of Tourism and Events (Manauscult), to Manaus Carnival.

The counselor's decision came after analysis of the justifications made by the CEO of Manauscult, Bernardo Monteiro de Paula, about the facts alleged by the MPC representing the last day 20 from January. In its order, Vice-President, who is also the rapporteur Manauscult, considered nonexistent fear of serious injury to the public treasury and / or the public interest, as alleged by the ministerial body.

The MPC required, representing, the suspension of the effects of notices of public Chamamento 9/2016 e 1/2017 – Manauscult, which aimed to select civil society organizations interested in celebrating the services funding adjustments and framework for bands events and street blocks and “execution parades of the Special Group samba schools, “A”, “B” e “C”, Carnival of 2017.

The first tender provides for the release of up to R $ 1.300.000,00 for blocks and street bands. The second notice intends the transfer of up to R $ 1.537.995,00 to promote the parade of samba schools. Adding, both edicts make up an amount of expenses of R $ 2.837.995,00. In his argument, the MPC described such spending as “desarrazoado and illegitimate”.

In its decision, the counselor stressed that the resource in question is supported in the Budget Law - LOA city of Manaus, with this instrument, after the due legislative process, authorized the expenditure, which makes the legitimate transfer.

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