MRA has a long time of experience on assisting the Portuguese communities of the Diaspora, always recognising the importance of the associative life. Due to this reason, it has established cooperation programme with the Portuguese associations to contribute to the valorisation of the associative work and the provision of services to improve the life quality of their members.
The agreement foresees the following cooperation areas:
I – Support the associations in order to organise the candidacies to incentives from the Portuguese government and public entities.
II – Provision of legal services to the members of the associations, under privileged conditions, according to what has been established in the agreement, especially in the following areas:
a) Portuguese Nationality and Civil Registration law;
b) Immigration Law;
c) Regularisation of real estate and inheritances in Portugal;
d) Family law, especially with regard to the recognition of foreign judgments in Portugal.