Assembly of the Republic votes probable extension of the State of Emergency on December 4

Next week, parliament will hold three plenary sessions - one on Thursday, December 3, and two on Friday, 04, one in the morning and one in the afternoon - and the following week two plenary sessions, marking for the day 11 a sectorial debate with a Government member yet to be defined.

Cristina Bernardo

The Assembly of the Republic will debate and vote on the probable extension of the state of emergency in a plenary scheduled for December 4, in the afternoon, the conference of parliamentary leaders decided today.

Next week, parliament will hold three plenary sessions - one on Thursday, December 3, and two on Friday, 04, one in the morning and one in the afternoon - and the following week two plenary sessions, marking for the day 11 a sectorial debate with a Government member yet to be defined.

According to the spokesperson for the leaders' conference, PS deputy Maria da Luz Rosinha, a fixed number of weekly plenary sessions during the state of emergency has not been defined, which will be decided every moment according to the needs and the health situation. .

In this second wave of the covid-19 pandemic, the country has been in a state of emergency since November 9 and at least until December 08, with several politicians already pointing out that the extension of this legal framework is likely.

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