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Service simplification under the Legal System for Trade activities, and Restore Services

Service simplification under the Legal System for Trade activities, and Restore Services

Last update on 16-07-2015
From July 16, can take place online a wide range of services arising from the dematerialization of the Legal System of Trade Activities, Services and Restoration (RJACSR).

Access to economic activities of trade, services and restoration was governed by a set of dispersed diplomas. In order to address this situation, it was published RJACSR provided for in Decree-Law No. 10/2015, of 16 January .

This new legislation establishes the principle of freedom of access and exercise of trade activities, services and restoration. It also offers greater legal certainty for economic operators and fostering a more favorable environment for access to and exercise of the activities concerned, whilst at the same time, conditions for sustained economic development, based on a consolidated and stable legal framework, implementing one of the measures identified Agenda for Competitiveness for Trade, Services and Restoration 2014-2020, included in the strategic axis "Context Cost Reduction and Simplification".

The previous procedures to control access to and exercise of the activity are now three types:

  • The presentation of mere previous communications;
  • Obtaining permits;
  • Obtaining joint authorizations as appropriate.

As the services available under Zero Licensing regime, now repealed part, the administrative procedures and activities regulated by RJACSR proceed through the electronic one-stop shop / Counter Entrepreneur .

Since the beginning of provision of electronic platform, the Entrepreneur Desk recorded nearly 30,000 applications for Zero Licensing services.

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