Maria de Assunção Oliveira Cristas Machado
Deputy Women in Portuguese Parliament
Membership and political activity
President of CDS-PP – March 13, 2016
Minister of Agriculture and the Sea, of the 20th Constitutional Government – October 30, 2015
Minister of Agriculture and the Sea, of the XIX Constitutional Government – July 24, 2013.
Minister of Agriculture, of the Sea, of the Environment and of Spatial Planning of the XIX Constitutional Government – July 21, 2011.s
Vice-President of CDS-PP – January 2009
Coordination of the electoral program for the legislative elections of September 2009. Head of the CDS-PP list, by the district of Leiria, elected deputy to the Assembly of the Republic in XI (2009/2011) and XII (2011/2015) Legislatures.
Member of the Committee on Budget and Finance and the Committee on Agriculture, Regional Development and Fisheries of the Assembly of the Republic in the XI Legislature.
2005 – PhD at the Faculty of Law of Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
1997 – Degree in Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon.
Since 2005 – Professor at the Faculty of Law of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
Between 2009 and 2011 – consultant in the law firm Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva and Associates.
2002/05 – Director of the Office of Legislative Policy and Planning of the Ministry of Justice.
Membership in Professional Organizations
Member of the Society of European Contract Law (SECOLA).
Member of the Deustch-Lusitanishe Juristenvereinigung.
Member of the Association of Jurists of Portuguese Language Law.