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Brazilian e-App Platform officially launched during The Hague Forum

The ceremony was attended by Minister Dias Toffoli, President of the Supreme Court and CNJ, who stressed the importance of notaries and registrars in the work of apostilation.

Fortaleza (CE) - This Friday (18.10), last day of 11 The Hague International Electronic Handout Program Forum, which is being held in the city of Fortaleza, Ceará, the National Council of Justice (CNJ) made the official presentation of the new Brazilian e-APP platform, in an event closed by the President of the Supreme Court (STF), Minister Dias Toffoli .

The presentation was led by the notary of the 1º Official Letter of Office, Civil Registration and Protest of Securities of the Federal District, Hercules Benício; by the registrar of the 18º Civil Registry of São Paulo - Ipiranga Sub-District, Karine Boselli, and by the assistant judge of CNJ, Bráulio Gusmão.

"Today we show that we were born digital and now we have a new system, simpler and friendlier, since we use more advanced technology," said Benício, who said the system is in the final testing phase of the pilot project. "Soon we will have a platform that will allow the consultation via applications directly on the phone, giving even more security to the current model, since the QR Code can be manipulated and directed to an insecure site," he added.

Minister Dias Toffoli welcomed the news launched during the event. “Since the beginning of the work of the Hague Apostille in Brazil, its application has been increasing. In the period from July 2016 to September 2019, nearly 5 millions of acts were completed, which are carried out precipitously in the extrajudicial service units, and then the importance of this integration and commitment by the auxiliary organs of the judiciary - the notaries and registrars - , which guarantee legal certainty and public faith to this new service to society, ”he said. “With this new platform this service will be even more dynamic, benefiting the Brazilian population,” he said.

Called Apostil, Brazil's new electronic apostilating system has as its premise taking advantage of the years of experience of the current version, better usability, being open source, bringing the possibility of being used in other countries and queries in mobile applications for validation. The system will also have support in Portuguese, English and Spanish, as well as support for digital signature in several countries.

The registrar Karine Boselli detailed in her presentation all the legislation behind the apostille system in Brazil, such as the 148 Legislative Decree of 12 June 2015, the 8660 / 2016 Decree, also called the Hague Convention. , and the importance of shared power plants in a scenario that increasingly demands technology and interaction.

“The Civil Registry is present in all small municipalities. In a small locality there will be a representation of notaries. To facilitate the exchange of information between notaries and registrars, the associations, under the tutelage of Anoreg Brazil, with the support of the CNJ, created the figure of interconnected exchanges, where it is possible, in addition to checking the data, to verify if the registrar is the official of a particular registry and what is its public sign. ”

Both speakers stressed the need for the establishment of a national database of public document issuing authorities as well as translators, making the signature validation procedure faster, accessible and secure for all apostille authorities.

The ceremony was closed by Minister Dias Toffoli, who underscored the honor of the Brazilian state for hosting for the first time a Congress of the Apostille Convention in America.

Toffoli also stressed that the Forum is not restricted to the theoretical debate on technological solutions for the implementation of the Hague Handout. “We are not just discussing the use of resources and innovations that come up every day. The discussions gain even more significant proportions because at the meetings new concrete solutions are brought for the improvement and classification of the use of The Hague Handout with the application in the most advanced electronic means that technological innovations can offer.

Source: Press Release

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