Order Hap/2272/2015, On 30 October, Laying Down The Amounts Of Subsidies To The Costs Incurred By Electoral Activities For The General Elections Of December 20, 2015.

Original Language Title: Orden HAP/2272/2015, de 30 de octubre, por la que se fijan las cantidades de las subvenciones a los gastos originados por actividades electorales para las elecciones generales de 20 de diciembre de 2015.

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Royal Decree 977/2015, 26 de Octubre, dissolving the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate and call for elections, establishes in its article 2 the call for these elections for its celebration the next day December 20, 2015.

The organic law 5/1985, of June 19, the General Electoral regime, in its title II, special provisions for the elections of Deputies and senators, regulates the amounts of subsidies to electoral costs in its article 175, which paragraph 4 indicates that "by order of the Ministry of economy and finance are set amounts updated within five days of the call».

Enabling the Minister of economy and finance, contained in the aforementioned article 175, to be understood made currently to the Minister of finance and public administration, in accordance with the Royal Decree 1823 / 2011, of 21 December, which is restructuring the ministerial departments.

For its part, the organic law 2/2012, on 27 April, of budgetary stability and financial sustainability, subject the actions of public authorities relating to expenditure or revenue present or future related strictly to the requirements of the principles of budgetary stability and sustainability financial.

In budgetary matters, the priority is therefore the fulfillment of the objective of stability, enshrined in article 135 of the Spanish Constitution.

On the other hand, the recovery and improvement of the competitiveness of the Spanish economy requires a policy that contributes to maintain levels of moderate inflation. On this occasion has been approved the law 2/2015, March 30, desindexacion of the Spanish economy, whose main objective is to establish a new discipline not index in the field of public procurement, at regulated prices and, in general, all items of income and expenditure of public budgets.

By virtue, article 1 of the aforementioned law has to constitute the object of the establishment of a regime based on which monetary values are not modified under indices of prices or formulas that contain it. Also, according to article 3 thereof, the provisions of this law shall apply to revisions of any monetary value involved the public in whose determination. Based on the above, appropriate not to update quantities to subsidize the costs incurred by electoral activities for the general elections of December 20, 2015, with respect to the regulated in article 175 of the organic law 5/1985, of June 19, General Electoral regime, in writing given to it by the organic law 2/2011 28 January, amending the above-mentioned organic law 5/1985, and by disposal fourth of organic law 3/2015, of 30 March, control of economic and financial activity of the political parties.

By virtue, I have: article 1. Amount of subsidies.

In accordance with article 175.1 of the organic law 5/1985, of 19 June, on writing given to it by the organic law 2/2011, January 28, the fixed amounts to subsidize the costs incurred by the electoral activities for the general elections to the Congress and the Senate of 20 December 2015, they shall be (: a) subsidy of 21.167,64 euros for each seat obtained in the Chamber of deputies or the Senate.

(b) grant from 0.81 euros for each of the votes obtained by each candidate to the Congress, one of whose members, at least, had obtained a seat of Deputy.

(c) grant from 0.32 euros per each of the votes obtained by each candidate who had obtained the seat of Senator.

Article 2. The election expenses limit.

According to article 175.2 of the organic law 5/1985, of June 19, in writing given to it by the organic law 2/2011 28 January, the limit of election expenses for the elections to the Cortes Generales, or any of their cameras, is the result of multiplying the number of inhabitants to populations of right of constituencies where present their nominations each party by 0.37 euros Federation, coalition or grouping.

Article 3. Subvention for direct shipping.

In addition to the provisions of the preceding articles, in accordance with article 175.3 of the organic law 5/1985, of June 19, General Electoral regime in writing given to it by the fourth final provision of the organic law 3/2015, of 30 March, the State funding to parties, federations, coalitions or groups (, electoral costs caused by shipping direct and personal voters in envelopes and ballot papers or propaganda and advertising election, in accordance with the following rules: a) credited 0.18 euros per elector in each of the constituencies in which submitted list to the Congress of Deputies and the Senate, provided that the candidacy of reference had obtained the number of deputies or senators or of votes necessary to constitute a group Parliamentary in one or another camera.

Obtaining parliamentary group in both Chambers will not give entitlement to grant more than one time.

(b) the subsidized amount will not be included within the limit provided in article 2, provided that it has justified the effective realization of the activity referred to in this article.

Sole final provision. Entry into force.

This order shall enter into force the day of its publication in the "official bulletin of the State.

Madrid, 30 October 2015.-the Minister of finance and public administration, Cristóbal Montoro Romero.

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