Ministry of Transparency, Supervision and Control

Ministry of Transparency, Supervision and Control
Ministry overview
Formed 12 May 2016
Preceding Ministry
Headquarters Brasília, Distrito Federal
Minister responsible
  • Torquato Jardim
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The Ministry of Transparency, Supervision and Control (Portuguese: Ministério da Transparência, Fiscalização e Controle) is a cabinet-level federal ministry created on May 12, 2016.[1] The acting president of Brazil, Michel Temer, created the ministry under Provisional Measure 726/2016. The responsibilities of the former Comptroller General of Brazil were transferred to the ministry.[2] Fabiano Silveira, its first minister, resigned on May 30, 2016.[3][4][2] From May 30 to June 1, Carlos Higino was the interim minister, and on June 1, Torquato Jardim was installed as the new Transparency Minister.


  1. "MEDIDA PROVISÓRIA Nº 726, DE 12 DE MAIO DE 2016" (in Portuguese). Brasília, Brazil: Presidência da República. 2016-05-16. Retrieved 2016-05-26.
  2. 1 2 "Ministério da Transparência, Fiscalização e Controle mantém funções da antiga CGU" (in Portuguese). Brasília, Brazil: Ministério da Transparência, Fiscalização e Controle. 2016-05-17. Retrieved 2016-05-19.
  3. "Second minister in new Brazil government quits". BBC. London. 2016-05-30. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  4. "Ministro diz que suspenderá acordos de leniência com alvos da Lava Jato". O Globo (in Portuguese). Rio de Janeiro: Globo Comunicação e Participações S.A. 2016. Retrieved 2016-05-19.
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