Source: (2006) Restorative Justice Online March 2006 Edition.

In late 2005, the Commission of Participatory Legislation of the Brazilian House of Representatives held a public discussion on restorative justice. Tasked with bringing civil society organizations into the democratic process, the Commission sponsored the hearing at the request of the Instituto de Direito Comparado e Internacional de Brasilía. As a part of its intervention, the Instituto provided the Commission with draft restorative justice legislation for consideration.

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