Ministry of Transparency, Supervision and Control

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Ministry of Transparency, Supervision and Control
Ministry overview
Formed 12 May 2016
Preceding Ministry
Headquarters Brasília, Distrito Federal
Minister responsible
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The Ministry of Transparency, Supervision and Control (Portuguese: Ministério da Transparência, Fiscalização e Controle) is a cabinet-level federal ministry created on May 12, 2016.[1] The acting president of Brazil, Michel Temer, created the ministry under Provisional Measure 726/2016. The responsibilities of the former Comptroller General of Brazil were transferred to the ministry.[2] Fabiano Silveira, its first minister, resigned on May 30, 2016.[3][4][2] From May 30 to June 1, Carlos Higino was the interim minister, and on June 1, Torquato Jardim was installed as the new Transparency Minister.


  1. ^ "MEDIDA PROVISÓRIA Nº 726, DE 12 DE MAIO DE 2016" (in Portuguese). Brasília, Brazil: Presidência da República. 2016-05-16. Retrieved 2016-05-26.
  2. ^ a b "Ministério da Transparência, Fiscalização e Controle mantém funções da antiga CGU" (in Portuguese). Brasília, Brazil: Ministério da Transparência, Fiscalização e Controle. 2016-05-17. Retrieved 2016-05-19.
  3. ^ "Second minister in new Brazil government quits". BBC. London. 2016-05-30. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  4. ^ "Ministro diz que suspenderá acordos de leniência com alvos da Lava Jato". O Globo (in Portuguese). Rio de Janeiro: Globo Comunicação e Participações S.A. 2016. Retrieved 2016-05-19.
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