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Article 55-A

The National Data Protection Authority (ANPD), a federal public administration body that is a member of the Presidency of the Republic, is created without increasing expenses.

Paragraph 1. The legal nature of the ANPD is transitory and may be transformed by the Executive Power into an indirect federal public administration entity, subject to a special municipal regime and linked to the Presidency of the Republic.
Paragraph 2. The evaluation regarding the transformation provided for in Paragraph 1 of this article shall take place within two (2) years from the date of entry into force of the ANPD's regimental structure. Paragraph 3. The provision of positions and functions necessary for the creation and performance of the ANPD is subject to express physical and financial authorization in the annual budget law and permission in the budget guidelines law. (Included by Law No. 13,853 of 2019)