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ação cível



civil action


Comparative law notes


"Ação civil pública" (legal action for the enforcement of public interest) under the Brazilian law is a non-criminal legal procedure initiated by an individual, by Federal and/or State Prosecutors in defense of public interests, such as the environment.

Definitions of civil action


a non-criminal legal procedure started by an individual or company in court against someone that they say injured them in some way

What is the time limit for filing for civil action in a Federal District Court?