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No. To the contrary. Law 10.683 approved by Congress in 2003, imbued the General Secretariat of the Presidency with the responsibility of regulating the "relationship and coordination with civil society and the creation and implementation of consulting instruments and popular participation of interest to the executive branch." And that's exactly what the president did, responding to this directive of the Legislature.
Not at all. First, these councils, boards, commissions, ombudsmen and other participation tools are only advisory in nature. In other words, they have no power to make decisions. In these areas, citizens and social groups are heard and offer suggestions on public policies being implemented. Second, the National Policy on Social Participation relates only to federal agencies and has no power over the Chamber of Deputies or the Senate.