BRAZIL AND ITS POLITICAL ORGANIZATION, LEVELS AND POWERS Brazil is a Federal Republic, composed of three levels: Federal, State and Municipal and three governmental powers which are the Executive, Legislative and Judiciary.
The Executive Power is exercised under federal parameters by the President in a presidential system aided by the Ministers of State, by the Governors of each State and by the Mayors in a Municipal parameter. It is guaranteed by the Federal Constitution, a four-year term elected by direct vote of citizens and the possibility of be consecutively re-elected only once for an equal period.
The Legislative Power, under a federal parameter, is exercised by the Federal Deputies and by the Senators, which make the Chamber of Deputies and the Federal Senate.
2.1 NATIONAL CONGRESS
The National Congress is constituted of 513 Deputies and 81 Senators, which its main function is making up the laws.
2.1.1 FEDERAL MEMBERS
Each state and the Federal District elect their Federal Deputies by direct vote of citizens, in an amount set by the Federal Constitution, proportional to the amount of population, for terms of four years and they can be re-elected indefinitely.
Each state has three Senators, elected by direct vote of citizens, amount defined by the Federal Constitution, equally and not proportional to the amount of population, with an 8- year term and they may be re-elected indefinitely.
2.2 STATE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLIES
Each state and the Federal District elect State Deputies by direct vote of citizens, according to the amount set by the Federal Constitution and proportional to the amount of population, for a four-year term and they can be re-elected indefinitely.
2.3 MUNICIPAL CHAMBERS
Each Municipality elects their Councilors by direct vote of citizens, an amount set by the Federal Constitution proportional to the amount of population, for a four-year term and they can be re-elected indefinitely.
The Brazilian Judiciary has the task of administrate the justice in order to ensure that the principle of legality is respected. The Judges and Ministers of higher courts as well as in the federal and in the states sphere are chosen by tender.
3.1 FEDERAL SUPREME COURT
Its main function is to defend the Constitution, exercising control over the constitutionality of laws as well as federal and state legislative acts.
3.2 SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE
Its main function is to judge resources of judicial decisions that deny or contradict the federal laws.
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