Recent legislation

Act No. 12/2018 of 4 December 2018
–> Law Code review of Civil Registration

Resolution No. 44/2018 of 29 November 2018
–> Ratifies the Protocol of Amendment to the agreement on trade-related aspects of intellectual property of the World Trade Organization, adopted on 6 December 2005

Ministerial diploma No. 100/2018 of 26 December 2018
–> Approves VAT Settlement note, referred to in article 19 of the regulations of the Refunds of value added tax, approved by Decree No. 78/2017 of 28 December

Law No. 16/2018 of 28 December 2018
–> Establishes the legal regime of foundations

Law No. 19/2018 of 28 December 2018
–> Establishes the legal regime for the use of goods as a guarantee of compliance with obligations and creates the Central Registration of collateral Securities

Ministerial diploma No. 3/2019 of 4 January 2019
–> Approves the regulations of the Legal Regime of Legal deposit


The President of the Republic, Filipe Nyusi, enacted and published the Law establishing the National Quality System; the Law on the Legal System of Foundations; the Law for Review of the National System of Education and the Law that establishes the Legal Regime of Use of Moving Properties as Guarantee of Compliance of Obligations and creates the Central of Registration of Securities.”


The plenary of the Assembly of the Republic enjoy today, specialty and finally, three bills already approved by consensus in General. These are the proposals of law which establishes the legal regime for the use of goods as a guarantee of the fulfilment of obligations and creates the registry of securities collateral; establishing the National System of quality, and the respect to the legal framework of foundations. ”