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inspector

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈspektər; ɪnˈspektə(r)/

Translation of inspector in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (appointed official) inspector, (masculine, feminine); (of school, factory, restaurant) inspector, (masculine, feminine)
    (ticket inspector)
    (British English/inglés británico) inspector, (masculine, feminine), revisor, (masculine, feminine) (Spain/España) Inspector of Taxes (in UK) inspector, (masculine, feminine) de Hacienda ( or de la Dirección General Impositiva etc)
    1.2 (police officer) inspector, (masculine, feminine) (de policía)
    Example sentences
    • Mrs King is being supported by her husband Simon, a police inspector with Wiltshire Constabulary, who is also a seasoned runner.
    • Back in the police station, the inspector slapped Baig many times and pushed him around.
    • The inspector at Melksham police station is to move on after nearly two years in the role.

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Spain's 1978 Constitution granted areas of competence competencias to each of the autonomous regions it created. It also established that these could be modified by agreements, called estatutos de autonomía or just estatutos, between central government and each of the autonomous regions. The latter do not affect the competencias of central government which controls the army, etc. For example, Navarre, the Basque Country and Catalonia have their own police forces and health services, and collect taxes on behalf of central government. Navarre has its own civil law system, fueros, and can levy taxes which are different to those in the rest of Spain. In 2006, Andalusia, Valencia and Catalonia renegotiated their estatutos. The Catalan Estatut was particularly contentious.