Law no 1931 establishing guidelines for the management of climate change
Art. 2 sets ten principles that must be followed to implement this law: self management, coordination, coresponsibility, soun cost-benefit and cost-effective decision-making, gradualness, integration, prevention, responsibility and subsidiarity. Art. 4 defines the orientation and missions of the National System for Climate Change (SISCLlMA) and art. 5 creates the National Council on Climate Change (CICC). The document further details the instruments that relevant public institutions should use in their mitigation and adaptation efforts.