Regional Government of Andalusia

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Regional Government of Andalusia
Junta de Andalucía
Juntadeandalucia transparent.svg
Seal of the Junta of Andalusia
Collective institutions overview
Formed 1981
Jurisdiction Andalusia
Headquarters Palace of San Telmo
Minister responsible Susana Díaz, President
Website juntadeandalucia.es

The Regional Government of Andalusia[1] (Junta de Andalucía, in Spanish) is the institution which organizes the self-government of the Autonomous Community of Andalusia. It consists of the Parliament of Andalusia, the President of the Government of Andalusia and the Government Council. The 2011 budget was 31,682 million euros,[2] and it has about 500,000 public employees.

Institutions[edit]

Parliament[edit]

The Parliament of Andalusia is the Legislative Assembly of the Autonomous Community. The main functions of the Parliament are to enact, amend or repeal laws and the appointment and removal of the President of the Regional Government of Andalusia. It is composed of deputies chosen by universal direct suffrage, which represent the Andalusian people. The Parliament of Andalusia was constituted in 1982, after the approval of the Statute of Autonomy in 1981. Its current headquarters is in the former Hospital de las Cinco Llagas, Seville.[3]

President[edit]

The President of the Regional Government of Andalusia is the supreme representative of the Autonomous Community and the ordinary representative of the State; he is appointed by an absolute majority of the Plenary session of the Parliament of Andalusia and his appointment is approved by the king.

Government Council[edit]

The Government Council is the political organ and administrative Superior of the Community, to whom there corresponds the exercise of the regulation of legal authority and the performance of the executive and administrative function of the Junta of Andalusia. It is composed of the President of the Regional Government of Andalusia, who presides, and by the Counselors named by him to take charge of the various Departments (Conserjerías). The Government Council meets every Tuesday.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Administration of the Regional Government of Andalusia". Andalusian Regional Government, Ministry of Culture. 2009. Retrieved 1 March 2015. 
    "Commission Decision of 23 October 2001 on the measure and State aid implemented by Spain for Santana Motor". European Commission. 
    "Regional government of Andalusia uses free software to advance society" (PDF). Gnome Success study. Retrieved 1 March 2015. 
    "Andalusian Flamenco Centre, Regional Government of Andalusia". Spain.info. Retrieved 1 March 2015. 
    "Regional Government of Andalusia". Ayesa. Retrieved 1 March 2015. 
    "Higher Education in Regional and City Development: The Autonomous Region of Andalusia, Spain" (PDF). 
  2. ^ "Gender Impact Assesment Report on the Budget for 2011" (PDF). Junta de Andalucia. Retrieved 29 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Hospital de las cinco llagas". Parliamento de Andalucia. Retrieved 29 April 2015. 

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