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Barcelona: Political Institutions in Catalonia

Political Institutions in Catalonia :

 

- The Estatut of Autonomia is the basic institutional rule of Catalonia. It defines the rights and duties of citizens of Catalonia, the political institutions of the Catalan nationality, their skills and relationships with the state and the financing of the Government of Catalonia.

 

- Le Président de la Generalitat dirige et coordonne l'action du conseil exécutif du gouvernement de Catalogne. Il est élu par le Parlement Catalan.

Le Président aujourd'hui est Artur Mas (CiU). Il est devenu président le 23 Décembre 2010 pour la première fois, après le gouvernement de Pascual Maragall.

 

- The executive Council has executive and administrative functions; The counselors are responsible for various departments (15 currently). Each department has its general secretariat and organizes itself in general directions. Exceptionally, the government can name commissions to which it assigns specific tasks.

 

- Parliament : representative of the Catalonian people, it legislates, approves the budget of the Generalitat, controls the action of the government and elects the President of the Generalitat.

 

 

- Official languages : Catalan and Spanish.

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1 comment

  1. Catalogne - Xell (1 Oct 2012 - 08:15)

    Je trouve normale que la Catalogne soit independante

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