The Brazilian Constitution of 1988 did not create the Courts of Audit, which exist in Brazil since the XIX century and nowadays are present in each state and federal governments and serve the purpose to control the public budget and to judge how the officials manage public money. Nevertheless, the Brazilian Constitution promulgated in 1988 gave a fresh role to these Courts, expanding the fields of their action, mainly after Supreme Court decisions, which has interpreted the Constitution and has conceded powers to them. This paper aims to investigate the new role of Courts of Audit, exposing the concerns about the expanded field of the public affairs control and proposing a new organized bureaucratic structure of the Brazilian Government.
Our 2020 Annual Conference was scheduled to be held at the University of Wrocław in Poland on July 9-11, 2020.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ICON·S Executive Committee has decided to postpone our 2020 Conference to 2021. Our next Annual Conference will take place from July 8-10, 2021, in Wrocław, Poland.
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