Government AM and City Hall will take people alive names of public goods

The prohibition is provided for in Law No. 6.454/77. The MPF-AM was the one who recommended the adequacy.
05/07/2017 11h51 - Updated 5/07/2017 15h42
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The government of Amazonas and the Manaus City Hall offices forwarded to the Federal Public Ministry in the Amazon (MPF / AM) stating that heeded the recommendation of the institution for the withdrawal of people alive names of state and local public goods. Among the goods identified by the MPF in the recommendation are schools, hospital, cultural centers, streets and neighborhoods.

In the letter submitted to MPF, the state government has indicated that the matter was referred to State Health Departments, Education and Teaching Quality, da Cultura, Youth, Sporting Goods and, as soon as they manifest, They will be edited decree changing the name of the goods, by deleting the name of any living person.

The Manaus Prefecture submitted to MPF opinion of the Municipality of Attorney General (PGM), opined that the MPF recommendation of compliance and request that the Municipal Institute of Urban Planning (Implurb) promote raising public places and neighborhoods in Manaus with names of living people. The Implurb must also say what steps are being taken to rectify the situation.

impersonality - A ban on the use of living people names to call public goods is provided for in Law No. 6.454/77. O Supreme Federal Court (STF) and the National Council of Justice (CNJ) They have spoken about the impersonality in relation to public goods, recognizing the illegality of the act of assigning the name of living people to public goods.

The Federal Constitution states that "advertising acts, programs, works, services and campaigns of Government agencies shall be of educational character, informative or social orientation, and shall not contain names, symbols or images that characterize promotion of people of authority or public servants ".

On the recommendation forwarded to the Government of Amazonas, MPF pointed, as examples of misuse of people alive in public goods, o Hospital e Pronto Socorro Delphina Rinaldi Abdel Aziz, the Amadeu Teixeira Arena and Cultural Center Thiago de Mello, located in the capital; the Cultural Center and Sports Amazonino Mendes (the Bumbódromo), in Parintins; Indigenous State School Eduardo Braga, in the municipality of Nhamundá; and state schools with name Amazonino Mendes, identified in Itapiranga, Apuí, Boa Vista dos Ramos and Nhamundá.

Regarding the Manaus City Hall, MPF has recommended the amendment of the names of neighborhoods Alfredo Nascimento and Amazonino Mendes, Apart from Alfredo Nascimento name streets, located in Aleixo neighborhoods, Mauazinho and Alvorada, and street Amazonino Mendes, in the neighborhood Santa Etelvina, without prejudice to others to be identified, in such condition.

Source: MPF-AM

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