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The Council of Andalusia[1] (Spanish: Junta de Andalucía) is the government of the Autonomous Community of Andalusia. It consists of the Andalusian Legislature, the Governor of Andalusia and the Andalusian Governing Board. The 2011 budget was 31.7 billion euros.[2] It employs about 500,000 workers.

Board of Andalusia
Junta de Andalucía
Logotipo de la Junta de Andalucía.svg
Seal of the Junta de Andalucía
Conjoined institutions overview
Formed1981
JurisdictionAndalusia
HeadquartersPalace of San Telmo, Seville
Minister responsible
Websitejuntadeandalucia.es

InstitutionsEdit

LegislatureEdit

The Parliament of Andalusia is the House of Assembly for the region. Its main functions are to enact, amend or repeal laws and to appoint/remove the Governor. It is composed of deputies chosen by direct, universal suffrage, to represent the Andalusian people. The Parliament 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]

PresidentEdit

The President of Andalusia is the executive chief of the Autonomous Community and the representative of the State in daily affairs; the President is appointed by an absolute majority of voting members in the Andalusian Parliament and their election is to be assented to by the monarch of the day.

Governing Board of AndalusiaEdit

The Governing Board of Andalusia is the Cabinet of the Community. It regulates legal the authority and the performance of the executive and administrative situations of the Government. It is composed of the Governor and his or her various Directors who are in charge of the various Offices (Consejerías) of the Andalusian Government. The Board meets every Tuesday.

ReferencesEdit

  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 Assessment 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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