Celio Studard Barbosa v. Federal Union

September 30, 2019
Final judgment
Brazil, Fortaleza, Ceará

Celio Studard Barbosa
Jáder De Figueiredo Correia Neto

Summary proceedings
Suspension of Acte N° 62 from the agriculture ministry that allows 63 new pesticides in Brazil, beacause of their high toxicity.
Federal Court of Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil

November 19, 2019
Cancellation of the immediate suspension of the effects of Act 62 of 9/13/2019 pending judgment on the merits. The Ministry of Agriculture of Ceará is responsible for taking the administrative measures within its jurisdiction to comply immediately and fully with them.

Popular action calling for the annulment of Act 62 of the Brazilian government of 9/13/2019 authorizing 63 new pesticides, because of their dangerousness, led by the federal deputy of Ceará, Celio Studard Barbosa, of the Green Party. On 9/19/2019, the judge suspended the execution of Act 62 by Act 82. But on 2/12/2019, the judge of the 1st panel of the Court of Justice of the 5th region, annulled the decision and reinstated the authorisation of these 63 products by Act 84.