The Legal Centre of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers (CEJUR) is responsible for ensuring the organization, indexing and loading the central database PCMLEX, in collaboration with the General Secretariat of the Ministry of Finance and Public Administration and the Directorate General for Research, Statistics and Planning of the Ministry of Labour and Social Solidarity.
Among its duties include to management DIGESTO - Integrated System for the Treatment of Legal Information, ensuring the treatment of legal information and the dissemination of legislative and legal basis of information, and the administration of PCMLEX, ensuring the existence of a service treatment of legislative information.
The DIGESTO was established by Resolution of the Council of Ministers No. 48/92 of 31 December and is aimed at the treatment of information legislation, regulatory and doctrinal the Portuguese legal system, to support the Government and the legal community sector public and private.
This Integrated online offers the following legal information:
Legislation published in the Official Gazette (DR) - 1st Series and 2nd Series with indication of reference, changes, links with EU law associate, Directorate-General for Budget and doctrine of the Directorate-General for Public Administration, when applicable;
Decisions published in the 1st Series of the DR or use of interoperability with the Legal Database of the Ministry of Justice.
The CEJUR's mission is the pursuit of legal support functions to the Council of Ministers, the Prime Minister and the other members of Government integrated into the Presidency of the Council of Ministers.