A ação administrativa urgente de contencioso pré-contratual
: tramitação processual

  • Luísa Cristina Candeias Goncalves da Cruz Tinoco (Student)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


The work presented is intended to draw attention to essential issues in the procedural procedure of urgent administrative legal action for pre-contractual litigation, in its various stages, in order to prevent a lawsuit from ending up in formal decisions. Chapter I is dedicated to an approach that focuses on specific procedural issues of pre-contractual litigation and that will be developed in subsequent chapters. Chapter II presents the fundamental requirements of the pleadings of the complaint and the answer. Chapter III focuses on aspects related to the administrative legal action, the intervention of the Public Prosecutor's Office, the pleadings of reply and counter-reply and the supervening pleadings. Chapter IV is dedicated to the phases of preparatory decision, instruction and allegations. Chapter V presents the processing of incidents stated in articles 103A and 103B of the Code of Procedure in Administrative Courts. Chapter VI explains the procedure to be followed when Articles 45 and 45A of the Code of Procedure in the Administrative Courts are applied. Chapter VII addresses the judgment phase. Finally, Chapter VIII summarizes the work and suggests new measures aimed at simplification and procedural celerity.
Date of Award10 Dec 2022
Original languagePortuguese
Awarding Institution
  • Universidade Católica Portuguesa
SupervisorMário Aroso de Almeida (Supervisor)


  • Public contracts
  • Pre-contractual litigation
  • Urgent administrative legal action


  • Mestrado em Direito

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