The fundamental principles are positivized in Title I of the Constitution, right after the preamble.
here are understood as "a nuclear command system" in the words of José
Afonso da Silva to play Celso Antonio Bandeira de Mello. The system is obviously the Brazilian constitutional legal system.
fundamental we mean that these principles are a synthesis of all other
constitutional requirements, and which are founded on these fundamental
are the principles that define the shape of the Brazilian state, the
structure of this state and the topline of the political regime and form
of government organization and general policy adopted in Brazil.
among Articles 1 to 4 ° of our extensive Federal Constitution, the
fundamental principles play a role ordering, serving up the role of
discretion in interpretation and integration of all the standards that
comprise the constitutional legal system of our country.
Article 1 states that Brazil has the form of state and the republic
form of government as federalism, the expression "the Federative
Republic of Brazil," adding that we have a democratic state of law,
formed by the indissoluble union of States, Municipalities and the Federal District and is governed by the following reasons:
- sovereignty; II - Citizenship III - the dignity of the human person;
IV - the social values of work and free enterprise; V - political
single paragraph concludes with a solemn declaration that all power
emanates from the people and is exercised on its behalf by our elected
representatives, or, in specific cases, directly by the people.
2 establishes the classic division of powers characteristic of
Republican states: legislative, executive and judiciary, all independent
and harmonious among themselves.
3 states the primary goals of our republic: I - freedom, justice and
solidarity; II - National Development III - eradication of poverty and
social inequalities and regional IV - To promote the good of all without
any form of prejudice or discrimination.
4, the last title I, magistrates expressed the principles of our
federal republic in international relations: independence, human rights,
self-determination of peoples, peace, peaceful settlement of conflicts,
repudiation of terrorism and racism, cooperation among peoples and
grant for political asylum.
title is fetched goal signed by the sole paragraph of Article 4 to seek
the economic, cultural, political and social development of Latin
America, including with the aim of forming a Latin American community of