Ministry of Transparency, Supervision and Control
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. The then 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. Fabiano Silveira, its first minister, resigned on May 30, 2016. 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.
|Formed||12 May 2016|
|Headquarters||Brasília, Distrito Federal|
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- "Second minister in new Brazil government quits". BBC. London. May 30, 2016. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
- "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 May 19, 2016.