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Law  No. 9.140 on the Missing, 1995
Lei no. 9.140, de 4 de dezembro de 1995 – Lei dos Desaparecidos


Diário Oficial da União de 5.12.1995,  (last accessed on 10.06.2013)

The Law establishes a special Commission for recognition of persons as missing or dead as a result of their political activity in the period from September 1961 to August 1979. It also provides for a financial compensation to the legal successors of the eligible missing or deceased.

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