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constitutional

Pronunciation: /ˌkɑːnstəˈtuːʃnəl; ˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃənl/

Translation of constitutional in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [crisis/dilemma/monarchy] constitucional
    Example sentences
    • It is a fundamental constitutional principle, deeply entrenched within our system.
    • The minority denounced the stay as a violation of both constitutional procedures and democratic principles.
    • It is a constitutional document, and constitutional documents and principles are always the subject of debate.
    Example sentences
    • In June 1960 a group of princes signed a memorandum calling for a constitutional monarchy.
    • Luxembourg is a constitutional monarchy and a parliamentary democracy.
    • The Deputy Prime Minister said today that he believes in supporting the constitutional monarchy.

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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.