In the Insurance restructuring of the Public Sector
By Decree-Law No. 403/79, of 22nd September, Portugal Re – Companhia Portuguesa de Resseguros, E.P. was created, a public company with legal personality and administrative, financial, and patrimonial autonomy.
The company now established is governed by the legislation applicable to public undertakings and, in particularly to insurance undertakings and, secondarily, by general rules of Law.
Portugal Re – Companhia Portuguesa de Resseguros, E.P., results from the merger of Câmara Resseguradora Portuguesa, Prudência – Companhia Portuguesa de Resseguros, Companhia de Seguros Vitalícia, Equidade – Companhia Portuguesa de Resseguros and Continental de Resseguros, nationalised in accordance with Decree-Law No. 135-A/75 of 15th March.
Decree-Law No. 403/79, of 22nd September 1979
Image extracted from DRE/ Diário da República nº 220/1979, Série I de 1979-09-22, Ministério das Finanças e do Plano – Secretaria de Estado do Tesouro, pages 2496-2499