Construction and Public Works, Works Projects and the Inspection of Construction Works


On 24 January 2024, Presidential Decree 31/24 was published in the official gazette, Diário da República. This Decree (i) approved the new Regulations on the Pursuit of Construction and Public Works Activities, Works Projects and the Inspection of Construction Works, and (ii) repealed in their entirety the previous regulations set out in Presidential Decree 146/20 of 27 May (“Previous Regulations”).
The law entered into force on the day of its publication (24 January) and applies to individuals and companies that pursue the activities of construction and public works, works projects and the inspection of construction works (“New Regulations”).

This informative note deals with the main changes introduced by the law and follows the order of the chapters of the New Regulations.


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