PRF suspends air rescue and other services that limit the budget

Besides that, starting tomorrow (6), the escort services will be suspended on federal highways.
05/07/2017 11h54 - Updated 5/07/2017 11h54
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The Federal Highway Police will temporarily suspend some services because of budget contingency, She informed the agency, in a statement, this morning (5). Among the measures are the Off option of operating units, the immediate suspension of redemptions and air policing and reducing land patrols.

Besides that, starting tomorrow (6), the escort services will be suspended on federal highways. The service is provided, among others, vehicles with oversized loads. The opening hours of the administrative units will be changed, Priority Customer Service from 9h to 13h. The regional offices will disclose new opening hours.

PRF reported that the Disabling schedule of operations will be as planning and regional adaptation.

The measures were taken because of the contingencies set out in Decree 9.018/2017, which deals with the financial and budgetary planning of the executive branch this year. The contingency, Resolutions as PRF, It resulted in limitations to purchase fuel and maintenance payments and daily.

According to a statement released by the agency, the measures were selected so that impact as little as possible activities. The PRF will prioritize accident victims with care, aid which is the exclusive competence of the PRF and confronting the illicit.

The Highway Patrol said, together with the Ministry of Justice and Public Security, this “negotiating with the Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management in order to have a rapid recovery of the budget and subsequent reestablishment of services and standards of the institution's performance”.

Last week, also due to the contingency budget, the Federal Police suspended the issuance of new passports. The measure applies to those who tried to make the request after 22h of the day 27.

According to the PF, the industry has reached the limit of expenditures provided for in the Budget Law of the Union. Yesterday (5), the Joint Budget Committee (CMO) Congress approved a bill that approves R $ 102,3 million for the agency to resume service. The matter still needs to be approved by the full Congress, which should take place this week.

Source: Agency Brazil

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