Order Ecc / 953 / 2015, Of 14 De Mayo, By Which Is Approves The Regulation Of Regime Inside Of The Camera Official Of Trade, Industry, Services And Navigation Of Spain.

Original Language Title: Orden ECC/953/2015, de 14 de mayo, por la que se aprueba el Reglamento de Régimen Interior de la Cámara Oficial de Comercio, Industria, Servicios y Navegación de España.

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The official Chamber of Commerce, industry, services and navigation of Spain, hereinafter Spain Chamber of Commerce, was formed at the meeting which took place on November 19 at the Ministry of economy and competitiveness, in accordance with the procedure laid down in the order of 29 August 2014, by the Minister of economy and competitiveness, by which dictate the provisions necessary for the establishment of the Chamber of Commerce Industry, services and navigation of Spain and to the extinction of the Superior Council of official Chambers of Commerce, industry and navigation.

Of conformity with it available transient first 3 of the law 4 / 2014, of 1 of April, basic of them cameras official of trade, industry, services and navigation «the camera of Spain shall draw up its regulation of regime inside in accordance with the new regulation, in the term of three months from its Constitution.» This regulation will be approved by the Ministry of economy and competitiveness, as tutelante administration.»

The Chamber of Commerce of Spain drew up a draft regulation regime inside that arose in the Executive Committee of the Corporation on 27 January 2015. The project of regulation was referred, according to it agreed in said Committee, to them members of the Committee Executive and of the full, opening is a term until the 11 of February of 2015 so made observations to the text. There were a total of 78 claims, of 11 members, of which 46 were incorporated into the draft regulation regime inside constitute technical improvements to the initial drafting and framed within the provisions of law 4/2014, from April 1.

The draft regulation regime inside was approved by an absolute majority, by the plenary of the Chamber at the session of April 28, 2015 on the proposal of the Executive Committee. The plenary agreed to request the mandatory approval of the regulation by the Minister of economy and competitiveness, by requiring it thus article 32.3 of law 4/2014, from April 1.

The regulation of regime inside has been forwarded by the Secretariat General to them effects of request this approval the day 29 of April of 2015.

Certificate is issued dated May 11, 2015, the General Secretariat functions of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain in collecting the previously designated ends.

Having regard to regulation of regime inside prepared by the Chamber of Commerce of Spain;

View the certification of the Secretariat General in functions of the camera of trade of Spain of 11 of mayo, in which is credited the approval of the proposed of regulation by the full and is requests the approval of the Minister of economy and competitiveness of the project of regulation;

Views the allegations to the draft regulation of the regime inside made by the members of the plenary, I have: to approve and order the publication in the «Official Gazette» of the regulation regime inside of the Chamber of Commerce, industry, services and navigation of Spain, which is then inserted. This regulation has been proposed by the plenary of that corporation at its meeting of 28 April by an absolute majority, on a proposal from the Executive Committee of the same date, in accordance with article 32.3 of the law 4/2014, from April 1, basic of the official Chambers of Commerce, industry, services and navigation.

Madrid, 14 of mayo's 2015.-the Minister of economy and competitiveness, Luis de Guindos jury.



CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, INDUSTRY, SERVICES and NAVIGATION OF SPAIN internal regime regulations CHAPTER I provisions general article 1.

The camera official of trade, industry, services and navigation of Spain-that will be called in forward «Chamber of trade of Spain» to them effects of this regulation of regime inside-, with domicile in Madrid, is a corporation of right public, with personality legal own and full capacity of Act for the compliance of its purposes. Its structure and functioning must be democratic.

(Is integrated by them cameras of trade of them communities autonomous and cities of Ceuta and Melilla, them big companies of greater contribution to the camera of trade of Spain, them organizations business and of autonomous, them ministries by reason of the competition expected in the article 25.2. d) of the law 4 / 2014, of 1 of April, and them federations of them cameras official Spanish in the foreign , and is the Agency's representation, relationship and coordination thereof.

Article 2.

1. corresponds to the camera of trade of Spain the exercise of them functions public entrusted by the law 4 / 2014, of 1 of April, and which you can be assigned by them administrations public with arrangement to them instruments that sets the ordering legal, the development of those activities that, in the field State or international, contribute to the defence promotion, representation and promotion of the general interests of Commerce, industry, services and navigation, as well as the provision of services to companies engaged in the listed activities.

2. for the proper development of their functions, and prior authorization of the Administration tutelante, the camera of trade of Spain may promote or participate in all class of associations, foundations, societies civil or commercial, as well as celebrate them timely agreements of collaboration.

3. the Chamber of Commerce of Spain will have the capacity to contract with the Government or any public or private entity carrying out of those works or services that are considered appropriate. For the suitable development of their functions, the camera may celebrate conventions in them terms planned in the article 5 of the law 4 / 2014, of 1 of April, and celebrate contracts in which them administrations public and others entities members of the sector public is will accommodate to them prescriptions of its regime legal and serve is of them remaining instruments allowed by the ordering legal existing in them terms of the article 2 of the law 4 / 2014 , 1 April.

In the development of the publico-administrativas functions will ensure proper coordination with public administrations by means of appropriate instruments of cooperation, as well as through the plans of actions which, in his case, issued by the competent authorities on the basis of the matter. Also, the official Chambers of Commerce, industry, services and navigation and the Chamber of Commerce of Spain can sign agreements or other collaborative tools to ensure proper coordination of its activities with those carried out by business organizations.

CHAPTER II of the article 3.

He full of it Chamber of Commerce of Spain is the organ Supreme of Government and representation general of the same, whose mandate will last four years.

He full will be chaired by a President, and will have three Vice Presidents and a Treasurer, elected according to it provisions in the article 24 of the present regulation.

The heart will be composed by: to) a President of the Chambers of Commerce for each of the autonomous communities and autonomous cities of Ceuta and Melilla, appointed by the tutelantes administrations that are in accordance with the legislation in force, and up to eight representatives of cameras belonging to the autonomous communities with the largest number of companies appointed by the administrations tutelantes in accordance with the criteria established by the Ministry of economy and competitiveness.

(b) twenty-eight members on the proposal of the Ministry of economy and competitiveness among the large companies of greatest contribution to the Chamber of Commerce of Spain in the national territory. The proposal of the Ministry of economy and competitiveness will be held so to ensure the adequate reflection of the Spanish economic representation, taking into account the contribution of large companies weighted by the participation of the various sectors and economic sub-sectors in the gross value added. Accredited these circumstances the proposal will involve its designation.

(c) nine members elected on the proposal of the most representative cross-sectoral and territorial business organizations at the national level, between representatives of companies, and persons of recognized prestige in economic life. To this end, cited business organizations must submit a list of candidates in number that corresponds to the members to meet. Accredited these circumstances, the proposal will involve its designation.

(d) ten members representing the ministries of economy and competitiveness, the Ministry of industry, energy and tourism, the Ministry of finance and public administration, the Ministry of employment and Social Security, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and cooperation, the Ministry of education, culture and sport, the Ministry of agriculture, food and environment, the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of public works , and the Ministry of health, social services and equality, on the proposal of the same implying its designation.

(e) two members representing the federations of Chambers Spanish official of Commerce abroad designated by the Ministry of economy and competitiveness.

(f) two members representing the representative organizations of self-employed nationally on the proposal of the Ministry of employment and Social Security. The accreditation of the representative character will involve the proposal to carry about your designation.


(g) the Secretary-General and the Managing Director, if any, will attend, with voice but without vote, the meetings of the plenary. Also, in addition to the representative of the Ministry of economy and competitiveness that form part of the full, will be summoned to the same a second representative of said Ministry that will attend with voice but without vote.

They may participate in the Chamber of Commerce of Spain, in quality of vocal collaborators or partners, on the proposal of the Executive Committee and consent of the House, other companies or entities that have made voluntary contributions and are not included among the twenty-eight provided for in subparagraph (b)), which are members of the House. The vocal contributors may participate in the full, with voice but without vote.

In addition, the President may invite plenary persons or representatives of organisations which, by reason of the matter, can contribute to the development of issues to be addressed in the session, which will participate with voice but without vote.

Article 4.

For each of the members provided for in article 3, may designate by the proponent a vocal and other alternate auditor. The appointment of alternate members will be made by those who have been designated holders.

In case of vacant, absence or disease and, in general, when concur any cause justified, the vocal holders will be replaced by their alternates, if them had. In addition, members holders or alternates in the case of article 3. (b) they may delegate attendance in a representative of the company, for each session of the plenary and not generically.

The members of the plenary may delegate in writing their representation and voting in another Member of the House, in case of impossibility of the vocal support and, where appropriate, of the substitute that has been designated. This delegation only can exercise is for each an of the sessions of the full, without are admissible the delegations generic.

Article 5.

Corresponds to the plenary of the Chamber of trade of Spain: to) approve, on the proposal of the Executive Committee, and propose regulation regime inside the Corporation, as well as its amendments by an absolute majority to the Ministry of economy and competitiveness.

(b) choose, as provided in article 24 of this regulation, to the President and other members of the Executive Committee as well as remember its cessation, and declare and provide vacancies that occur, as well as ratify the appointment or dismissal of the President or Honorary Presidents appointed by the President of the Commerce Chamber to Spain in the form referred to in article 16.

(c) appoint, in his case, and cesar to the Director Manager, to proposal of the President, and by agreement motivated adopted by the half more one of its members.

(d) appoint, upon public announcement of the vacancy, and cesar to the Secretary-General by agreement motivated adopted by half plus one of its members.

(e) determine the employees that can have access to the information provided by the Administration tax to is refers the article 8 of the law 4 / 2014, of 1 of April.

(f) approve the annual accounts, the annual report on corporate governance, and the regular and extraordinary budgets and their settlements, for its referral to the Ministry of economy and competitiveness for final approval.

(g) adopt them agreements relating to the acquisition and disposal of goods and to the operations of credit when these exceed of the 25% of the budget gathering them authorizations necessary for this in them terms of it law 4 / 2014, of 1 of April.

(h) adopt, by a majority of two thirds of the votes present, agreements binding on all cameras within the framework of the functions described in articles 22 and 23 of the Act 4/2014, from April 1.

(i) create, constitute, and delete, proposition of the Executive Committee, working committees in consultative status and to appoint the President of each one of them.

(j) appoint, to proposed of the Committee Executive, them representatives of the Chamber of trade of Spain in them different organisms public and private that proceed.

(k) approve, on the proposal of the Executive Committee, recommendations for voluntary contributions from companies and entities referred to in article 36.2 of this regulation.

(l) approve, on the proposal of the Executive Committee, the participation in the Chamber of Commerce of Spain, other companies or entities, in quality of vocal collaborators or partners referred to in article 34.2 of the regulation, as well as its cessation.

(m) approve, on the proposal of the Executive Committee, the renovation of the House and, where appropriate, of the Executive Committee, in accordance with law 4/2014, April 1, and with this regulation.

(n) approve, to proposed of the Committee Executive, them criteria of affectation and distribution of them income of the camera of trade of Spain, respecting the rules of preference and distribution to is concerns the article 31 of the law 4 / 2014, of 1 of April.

(o) exercise all those powers that could correspond to them in relation to their character's supreme organ of Government and representation general of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain.

(p) remember, proposal Executive Committee, elevation Cameral plan of internationalization and the Cameral Plan competitiveness to the Ministry of economy and competitiveness for approval if required.

(q) approve, on the proposal of the Executive Committee, reports and proposals.

(r) many other functions attributed him the legislation.

Article 6.

The plenary of the Chamber of trade of Spain will meet, as a minimum, twice a year in ordinary session, and in extraordinary session, whenever agreed it the President, the Executive Committee or the half more one of the members of the plenary. The Minister of economy and competitiveness may also convene it at its own initiative, in which case, will preside over the session.

Article 7.

He full of it Chamber of trade of Spain, for to celebrate validly their sessions in first call, must be constituted, unless, by them two third parts of their members holders, alternate or, in your case, delegates.

When the number of attendees indicated in the preceding paragraph had not been, the plenary may be constituted, in second call, half an hour later than expected for its celebration, provided that attend the same half plus one members headlines, alternates and delegates and always with the assistance of the President and of the Secretary General of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain , without prejudice of the substitutions and delegations provided for in the article 4 of this regulation.

The plenum will adopt its agreements, as a general rule, by a simple majority of the participants, except for the cases in which the law 4/2014, April 1, or this regulation provide for other majorities, and without prejudice to the delegation of vote provided for in article 4 of this regulation.

When reasons of urgency justify the House you can delegate specific functions in the Executive Committee or the President.

CHAPTER III article 8 Executive Committee.

The Executive Committee is the organ of management, administration and proposal of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain.

The members of the Executive Committee shall be elected by Parliament from among its members pursuant to the procedure established in the seventh chapter of this regulation regime inside.

The Executive Committee will be made by the President, three Vice-Presidents, the Treasurer, eight representatives of the Chambers of Commerce of the autonomous communities and autonomous cities of Ceuta and Melilla, which necessarily four representatives must be from the Chambers of Commerce of the autonomous communities with more companies in its censuses and the remaining will be chosen through the Rotary system of representation referred to in article 9 of this regulation; Fourteen representatives of the companies of greatest contribution to the Chamber of Commerce of Spain in the national territory; two representatives of business organizations represented at the plenary, a representative of autonomous organizations represented at the plenary session, a representative of the Ministry of economy and competitiveness and a representative of the Ministry of industry, energy and tourism.

The Secretary-General and the Managing Director, if any, will attend, with voice but without vote, the meetings of the Executive Committee.

Also, in addition to the representative of the Ministry of economy and competitiveness which is part of the Executive Committee, be convened at the same a second representative of the Ministry, who will attend with voice but without vote.

Also may participate in the Committee Executive, with voice but without vote, the people or entities that by reason of the matter to treat are invited by the President and can contribute to its development.

Article 9.

Of them eight representatives of the Chambers of trade of them communities autonomous and cities autonomous of Ceuta and Melilla, that will form part of the Committee Executive:-four representatives must be of them cameras of trade of them communities autonomous with more companies in their censuses.

-Four representatives of the Chambers of trade of them remaining communities autonomous and cities of Ceuta and Melilla, that is will make keeping the order decreasing of the number of companies in its censuses and that rotated annually.

Article 10.

Corresponds to the Executive Board the exercise of functions that are not expressly assigned to other bodies and, in particular, the following: to) develop and propose to the plenary the approval of the annual accounts, the annual report on corporate governance, and budgets and settlements.


(b) supervise the General Accounting and adopt agreements of general management of receipts and payments.

(c) propose to the full the creation of commissions of work of character Advisory as well as the appointment of their Chairmen.

(d) to create, modify and delete enterprise committees bilateral with other countries and appoint the President of the Spanish of each one of them, part reporting this to the Ministry of economy and competitiveness.

(e) create committees, councils and other working groups, when they are not competence of the plenary, as well as appoint their chairpersons.

(f) propose to the full them representatives of the Chamber of trade of Spain in them different organisms public and private that proceed.

(g) agree the promotion or participation of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain in any partnership, Consortium, Foundation, civil or commercial company, public or private, or entities of a similar nature.

(h) propose to the full the approval or modification of the regulation's regime inside for his elevation to the Ministry of economy and competitiveness.

(i) propose to the full the recommendations for the contributions voluntary of the companies and entities mentioned in the article 36.2 of the present regulation.

(j) propose to the full the participation in the Chamber of trade of Spain, of other companies or entities mentioned in the article 36.2 of the present regulation, in quality of vocal contributors or of associated.

(k) to propose to the plenary the modification thereof and of the Executive Committee in accordance with the law 4/2014, April 1, and this regulation.

(l) propose to the plenary the criteria for involvement and distribution of revenues from the Chamber of Commerce of Spain.

(m) adopt them agreements relating to the acquisition and provision of goods and to them operations of credit when these not exceed the 25% of the budget ordinary of the camera of trade of Spain without prejudice of collect when is necessary them authorizations to is concerns the article 31 of the law 4 / 2014, of 1 of April. The Executive Committee shall inform the plenary after the agreements adopted.

(n) propose to the plenary the agreements relating to the acquisition and disposition of assets and credit operations when these exceed 25% of the ordinary budget of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain without prejudice to raise necessary authorisations referred to in article 31 of the Act 4/2014, April 1.

(or) adopt, the agreements relating to the exercise of all class of shares and to the interposition of resources before any jurisdiction, authority administrative or before institutions arbitration.

(p) adopting agreements relating to the procurement procedure enabled to guarantee the conditions of publicity, transparency and non-discrimination.

(q) approve a code of good practices that ensure the impartiality and transparency of the Chamber of trade of Spain in the development of its functions publico-administrativas.

The code of good practice shall apply to all members of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain, its personnel, as well as in its relations with third parties.

(r) propose to the full the Plan Cameral of internationalization and the Plan Cameral of competitiveness for its approval, if applicable, by the Ministry of economy and competitiveness.

(s) evacuated the reports and assessments provided for in article 25 of the law 4/2014, April 1, and that the Administration request, reporting them to the House in the first session that takes place.

(t) exercise those functions whose competition not is find reserved to the full or to any other organ of the Chamber of trade of Spain.

(u) approve any type of cooperation agreement that is not reserved to other governing bodies of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain. The Executive Committee shall inform the plenary of approved conventions.

(v) any other function which entrusted the plenary.

((((((((((((The Committee Executive can delegate functions concrete except for the delegated by the full and them contained in them lyrics to), b), c), d), h), i), j), k), l), n), q), r).

Organ or person is delegated must inform in writing to the Executive Committee of the actions carried out in the exercise of the delegation. The Committee may seek few clarification deems appropriate, as well as take over at any time the delegated powers.

Article 11.

The Executive Committee shall hold ordinary session, at a minimum, six times a year as well as the extraordinary that agreed the President or request half its members.

The members of the Executive Committee are under the choice made by the plenary. In case of absence or illness and, in general, when if any just cause, members may be replaced by their deputies in the Chamber, if any or by persons in whom to delegate.

The members of the Executive Committee may delegate in writing their representation and voting in another Member of the Executive Committee, in case of impossibility of the vocal support and, where appropriate, of the alternate. This delegation may only be exercised for each of the sessions of the Committee, the generic delegations as admissible.

The Executive Committee, in order to validly celebrate their first call session, shall consist, at least, for the two-thirds of its members.

When the number of attendees indicated in the preceding paragraph had not been, the Executive Committee may be constituted, in second call, half an hour later than expected for its celebration, provided that attend the same half plus one of its components and always with the assistance of the President and of the Secretary General of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain without prejudice to the replacements and delegations provided for in this regulation.

Agreements shall be adopted by simple majority of attendees, without prejudice to the delegation of vote.

CHAPTER IV of the President, Vice-Presidents, Treasurer and Honorary Presidents article 12.

To represent the same, convene and preside over their bodies and be responsible for the implementation of their agreements will correspond to the President of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain.

You shall also direct the activities of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain needed for the development of the functions recognized in article 21 of law 4/2014, from April 1.

To this end, available as appropriate for the proper conduct and Government of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain, all without prejudice to the powers of the Executive Committee and of the plenary, who will be responsible for its management.

Finally it shall adopt all kinds of personnel arrangements which are not expressly reserved to the House.

Article 13.

Without prejudice to their personal responsibility, President may delegate in writing specific and certain faculties.

Those powers delegated by Parliament or the Executive Committee President may not be subject to delegation.

Article 14.

The first, second and third Vice-Chairpersons will replace, by its order, the President in case of absence, illness or vacancy, then having identical powers. They must contribute to the tasks of assisting you and, where appropriate, boasting its representation.

In case of absence, illness or vacancy of the Vice Presidents, will be replaced by the Treasurer or member of Senior Executive Committee.

In case of absence, vacancy or illness will replace the Secretary General the person designated by the Executive Committee in accordance with article 20.

Article 15.

Treasurer folllowing the funds of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain in the manner to be determined by the Executive Committee, oversee accounting and manage the preparation of the annual accounts. The Executive Committee may provide for who, from among its members, to act as Deputy Treasurer who will attend to the Treasurer in the performance of their functions and replaced him in the cases of absence, illness or vacancy. The Treasurer may delegate functions concrete in the Treasurer Deputy.

He Treasurer and in your case, the Treasurer Deputy, will receive the support and assistance technical of them services accounting and budget dependent of the Chamber of trade of Spain.

Article 16.

The Chamber of trade of Spain may have of one or several Presidents fees that may exercise it representation institutional of the camera, both to level national as international, in all those acts for which is required or delegate the President as well as for which has been Commissioner by the full. Their designation and cessation is carried out by the President, that will inform of this to the full for its ratification.

Until ratification takes place, the Honorary President will conduct its functions in the manner and to the extent contained in the designation of the President of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain.

CHAPTER V article 17-Managing Director.

The Chamber of Commerce of Spain may appoint a Managing Director must be licensed or titled top grade, and whose appointment and dismissal shall correspond to the plenary session, a proposal by the President and by agreement motivated adopted by half plus one of its members.

Article 18.

Corresponds to the Managing Director, independent of the executive powers that have been able to be delegated by the organs of Government, the management of the agreements adopted by the governing bodies of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain and the direction of its services, in terms that the President set.


Will attend with voice, but without vote, to them sessions of them bodies of Government of the camera and will keep informed of your management and of the set of activities of the camera of trade Spain to the full, to the Committee Executive and to the President. When there is no Managing Director, or it is unable to perform his functions, these will be assumed by the Secretary-General.

This position will be subject to the regime of labour contracting.

CHAPTER VI of the Secretary General article 19.

The Chamber of Commerce of Spain shall have a Secretary General who shall be licensed or titled top grade. The Secretary General will be subject to the regime of hiring labour.

Their appointment and dismissal will correspond to the plenary of the Chamber of trade of Spain, by agreement motivated adopted by half plus one of its members. He appointment will have place prior call public of the square made by the Committee Executive by means of the inclusion of the corresponding ad in the website of the camera of trade of Spain and in one of them daily of greater pulled in the field national.

It will be the Secretary-General of the plenary and of the Executive Committee.

The Secretary-General, with voice but without vote, attend meetings of the governing bodies of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain as such and shall ensure the legality of their agreements. Also, shall be, when appropriate, the relevant warnings on them same for it good March of the camera of trade of Spain, leaving record of this in them corresponding records.

Article 20.

In addition to the functions set out in article 19, corresponds to the Secretary General, regardless of the powers that have been able to be delegated, write and sign the minutes of the meetings of the governing bodies with the President, as well as custody of the books of records, certify, when necessary, the agreements of the organs of Government and other certifications required to the Chamber of Commerce of Spain provide the assistance and accurate advice to the plenary session, the Executive Committee, the President and Managing Director and, in general, many other functions are inherent to their status as Secretary. When by any reason not exist Secretary General or this no can play their functions, these will be assumed by the person that designate the Committee Executive.

CHAPTER VII Constitution and form of election of the President and other members of the plenary and of the Executive Committee article 21.

He mandate of them vocal of the camera of trade of Spain will be of four years to count from your takes of possession in the first session constitutive of its full. After this deadline, members of the plenary and of the Executive Committee will remain in function until new members take office.

Celebrated all them processes electoral in the Chambers of trade, is shall notify by them administrations tutelantes them changes that, in his case, is had produced in them people physical holders of them charges of President or representative of them cameras that were designated by those. These individuals will replace the previous ones and occupied thereafter and by the time remaining until the end of the mandate the members in the House and in the Executive Committee. Also, if any member of the full let of be it, by change in the representation of it entity or administration by which was proposed or appointed, is will notify by such entity or administration it person that you replace that will occupy your vocalia in the full and, in its case, in the Committee Executive, starting from that time and by the time that subtract until the completion of the mandate.

Article 22.

For the renovation of the House, after the deadline of four years, the State Secretariat for trade shall as a minimum three months earlier: to) administrations tutelantes of the autonomous communities, so that they designate to the 19 Presidents of the official Chambers of Commerce, industry, services and navigation, one for each of the autonomous communities and the autonomous cities of Ceuta and Melilla (, and eight representatives of cameras belonging to the autonomous communities with the largest number of companies in their censuses, in accordance with article 25.2. to) law 4/2014, from April 1. For this purpose, the Secretary General of the Chamber of Spain issued the corresponding certification of what are these autonomous communities.

(b) to the organizations business intersectoral and territorial more representative in the field national, to present the list of nine vocal, proposed between representatives of companies and people of recognized prestige in the life economic.

(c) to the Ministry of industry, energy and tourism, Ministry of finance and public administration, Ministry of employment and Social Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and cooperation, Ministry of education, culture and sport, the Ministry of agriculture, food and environment, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of development and the Ministry of health, social services and equality, propose to their respective representatives; and (d) the Ministry of employment and Social security so that propose to two members representing the most representative autonomous organizations at the national level.

Also, the Secretary of State for trade will start the proceedings for the purposes of the Minister of economy and competitiveness: to) present the list of twenty-eight vowels proposed on behalf of big companies, which shall be chosen considering the amount of contributions since it was established the last plenary session, guaranteeing, in any case, that are represented in the different sectors of economic activity and large enterprises of national scope with greater turnover.

(b) appoint two representatives of the existing federations of the official Spanish Chambers of Commerce abroad.

((c) propose a vowel, in accordance with article 25.2. d) law 4/2014, from April 1.

All these entities and administrations must send the relationship of representatives proposed or appointed by them within a maximum of one month since they receive the request by the Secretary of State for trade, and thus communicated the relationship of the 78 members who will form the plenary of the Chamber of trade of Spain.

The lack of proposed or designation, according to them cases, of them cited representatives in the term planned in the paragraph previous, not will prevent the renewal of the full of the Chamber of trade of Spain.

Article 23.

He Secretary General of the camera of trade of Spain, to instance of the Secretary of State of trade, sent the call of the session constituent of the new full to them representatives established in the paragraph previous, as minimum with 15 days working of advance to the date of the session. In this call, shall contain the relationship nominal of representatives proposed or designated for vocal of the full so that is begin to develop them nominations appropriate for the election of the Committee Executive.

Article 24.

The session constituent of the new right will be chaired by the Secretary of State of trade. Proposed and/or appointed members shall assume office at the beginning of the session, being constituted at the time the new plenary session of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain.

Constituted the plenary, at the same meeting, and in order to elect the members who make up the Executive Committee, the polling station, which will be formed, then presided over by the Secretary of State for trade and also by the two members of the House of older and younger, acting Secretary of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain.

Then will be delivered in writing to the Secretary proposals for nominations, who will read them. The polling station will verify that candidates meet the conditions laid down in article 26 of the law 4/2014, 1 April, and then announce the eligible candidates.

Each nomination shall contain the positions of President, three Vice Presidents, Treasurer, and twenty-seven other members.

In accordance with article 26, paragraph 2 of law 4/2014, eight of the members of these candidatures will be representatives of the Chambers of Commerce, of which necessarily four representatives must be from the Chambers of Commerce of the autonomous communities with more companies in its censuses and the remaining will be chosen by the rotational system established in article 9 of this regulation of the regime inside.

To these effects, the Secretary General of the Chamber of trade of Spain issued the corresponding certification on the number of companies that listed in them censuses of all them communities autonomous and them cities of Ceuta and Melilla.

Also form part of this Committee the two vocal of the full, representatives of the Ministry of economy and competitiveness and of the Ministry of industry, energy and tourism, as sets the article 26.2 of the law 4 / 2014, of 1 of April.

Not may present is them same candidates in two or more lists except for them two representatives of those ministries that appear always in them nominations corresponding of form automatic and of them representatives of them cameras of them eight communities cited previously. Nor can present are candidates individual.

Then is shall proceed to the vote of the nominations.


The choice is made through voting nominal and secret. In each ballot selected candidacy should be noted. Them ballots without names will be considered votes in white and which does not correspond with any candidature presented will be considered votes null.

The choice of the bid will require the majority of the members present. In case of not achieving is this most, is held a second vote, being chosen the candidacy more voted.

Once the scrutiny by the polling station, its President shall report the findings to the plenary, and the Secretary of State for trade announce the chosen candidate. Then, the members of the Executive Committee shall assume their posts.

He President and others members of the Committee Executive shall exercise their charges until the renewal of the new full of the camera of trade of Spain, and can be re-elected in their mandates.

CHAPTER VIII article 25 full membership loss.

Besides by the termination of the mandate, membership of the plenary will be lost by any of the following reasons: to) disappear when any of the eligibility requirements that attended for their election or for the loss of the condition that enabled the vowel to be proposed.

(b) by virtue of ceasefire proposal emanated of the bodies that had been designated or proposed.

(c) by resignation, resignation, or occurrence any cause that incapacitate him for the position.

(d) by death of the members of the full that have the consideration of people physical or extinction of the personality legal for members of the full with form corporate.

e) by being disabled for employment or public office, in accordance with article 24.2 of the Act 4/2014, April 1.

((f) in the so-called of the companies that form part of the full according to it established in the article 3.b), is will attend to them contributions voluntary made, depending on the recommendations approved of conformity with the present regulation.

Article 26. - Vacancies will be covered by the plenary at the next session it held. The person chosen or proposed will occupy the charge by the time that elapsed to meet the mandate of that to who happen. Vowels in the House changes will involve, where appropriate, the corresponding substitution at the Executive Committee.

(When is is of vacant produced between them vocal expected in the article 3.b) of the present regulation as consequence of have disappeared the relationship of representation or the bonding between the vocal and the person legal to which represented, the vocal is replaced by that that had designated the company.

CHAPTER IX termination of the President and other members of the Executive Committee article 27.

(With independence of the termination normal of its mandates, the President and other members of the Committee Executive, may cesar: to) by agreement of the full adopted by them two third parts of its members.

(b) by the loss of membership of the House.

(c) by waiver that does not involve the loss of membership of the House.

Article 28.

The vacancies will be covered by the plenary at the next session which concludes the plenary. The chosen person will serve for the time which fails to fulfil the mandate of that happens who.

CHAPTER X of the General Assembly's Chambers article 29.

In accordance with it established in the article 32.2 of the law 4 / 2014, of 1 of April, is constitutes the Assembly General of cameras, as organ for develop performances and initiatives that promote the participation, with voice but without vote, of all them cameras in the exercise of their functions.

The General Assembly of Chambers is a body for consultation and participation of all the Chambers of Commerce, in accordance with the provisions of article 32.2 of the Act 4/2014, from April 1.

The General Assembly of Chambers shall be presided over by the President of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain and will be composed of the Presidents of all the Chambers official of Commerce, industry, services and navigation of Spain.

The Secretary General and the Managing Director, if any, will attend, with voice but without vote at meetings of the General Assembly of Chambers.

Also, the representative of the Ministry of economy and competitiveness in plenary will attend, with voice but without vote, meetings of the General Assembly of Chambers.

They may also participate in the General Assembly of Chambers persons or entities which by reason of the matter to be invited by the President.

Article 30.

The General Assembly of Chambers shall have the following functions: to) propose actions and initiatives to promote the participation of all the cameras in the development of the functions of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain.

(b) make proposals in relation to the lines and the strategic plans of action of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain.

(c) report on the annual report of activities of the Chambers of Commerce, industry, services and navigation and of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain.

(d) formulating proposals in relation to the programmes and actions aimed at internationalization and improvement of business competitiveness and the promotion of innovation that the Chamber of Commerce of Spain to develop together with the Chambers of Commerce.

(e) assist the governing bodies in their performances of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain and those developed by the official Chambers abroad.

(f) studying and proposing to the governing bodies of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain, where appropriate, measures for the improvement of competitiveness and the internationalization of the Spanish economy.

(g) issue the requested reports, where appropriate, by the governing bodies in the fields of the functions of the Chambers.

(h) advise the governing bodies of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain to contribute to his performances are adapted to comply with their interests and objectives.

(i) those others that assigned to it by the governing bodies of the Chamber of Commerce of Spain.

Article 31.

The General Assembly of Chambers shall meet every year in regular session, and in extraordinary session, whenever agreed it the President, Parliament or half more one of its components, notwithstanding that the President can establish the Constitution of committees and working groups.

CHAPTER XI article 32 personnel.

The Chamber of Commerce of Spain can count on the staff required for their functioning which will be implementing labour legislation.

In accordance with the provisions in the first additional provision of Act 4/2014, from April 1, staff that was found at the service of the Superior Council of Chambers under cover of the Decree of June 13, 1936, the entry into force of this law shall be governed without distinction by current labour legislation applicable to the rest of the staff at the service of the same.

CHAPTER XII of the Cameral Plan of internationalization and competitiveness Cameral plan article 33.

Cameral internationalization Plan provided for in article 22 of law 4/2014, from April 1, includes the description of the actions of general interest in the areas of training and information aimed primarily at promoting the acquisition, abroad, of goods and services produced in Spain, and any other relative to the operation of international trade.

The elaboration and implementation of the Plan will be made in accordance with article 22 of law 4/2014, on 1 April and the provisions that established the Ministry of economy and competitiveness in accordance with the powers that incumbent guardianship relating to foreign trade.

Article 34.

Cameral competitiveness of Spanish Enterprise Plan provided for in article 23 of the law 4/2014, includes the set of public functions and activities to be developed by the official Chambers of Commerce, industry, services and navigation in support under the agreement signed with the Ministry of economy and competitiveness of Spanish companies, with special consideration to small and medium-sized.

Pursuant to the aforementioned article 23 of law 4/2014, from April 1, the Ministry of economy and competitiveness and the Chamber of Commerce of Spain will sign every two years, after consultation with the autonomous communities, a Plan in which programmes for the improvement of the competitiveness of Spanish companies will be realized , and to develop jointly with the official Chambers of Commerce, industry, services and navigation.

This Plan will include programs and activities that promote the Chamber of Commerce of Spain and will be developed with full respect for the powers of each autonomous community.

CHAPTER XIII regime economic and budget. Transparency article 35.

1. the Chamber of trade of Spain may have of them following income: to. them income ordinary and extraordinary by the provision of services.

b. the products, income and increases of their heritage.

c. the contributions voluntary for companies or entities.

d. the legacies and donations that could receive.

e. them coming of the operations of credit that is made.

f. any other income that is you can attribute under Convention or by any other procedure of conformity with the ordering force.

(2. them companies or entities that make contributions voluntary is englobarán in the following categories: to. vocal: members of the full to which is concerns the article 3.b) of this regulation.


b. vocal collaborators: be able to attend the meetings of the full with voice but without vote, on the proposal of the Executive Committee and prior agreement of the plenary.

((c. partners: participate in the Chamber of Commerce of Spain, as a partner, a proposal from the Executive Committee and consent of the House, other companies or entities that have made voluntary contributions and are not included among those referred to in paragraphs a) and b) above.

The Executive Committee may establish recommendations for the above-mentioned contributions, which must be approved by the plenary.

3. it camera of trade Spain must count with the authorization of the Administration tutelante for the provision of goods estate must get it with character prior to the home of the procedure of alienation that is based in them principles of advertising, transparency and not discrimination. To the authorization will define the motivation and purpose to which will go for the funds obtained.

For the acquisition of goods estate also will be required it authorization prior of it administration tutelante to which is must inform of it form and term in which is go to finance such acquisition for ensure the availability of resources that allow do facing the same.

Acts of administration of the estate having an amount equal or superior to 25 per cent of the value of the affected property will be equally subject to prior authorization. To request authorization, will define the motivation and purpose of the action which it intends to carry out in order to correct asset management.

For the rest of goods, not estate, also will be required such authorization with character prior when the value of the well or the operation of credit for any end that is wants to celebrate exceed of the 25 percent of the budget ordinary.

Article 36.

1. the Chamber of Commerce of Spain will prepare and submit its regular budget and extraordinary budgets of expenditures and revenues to the approval of the tutelante administration, which supervise its annual accounts and settlements and may establish the necessary instructions for the preparation of budgets and the settlement type.

2. the annual accounts and liquidation of budgets must be submitted accompanied by a report of audit of accounts.

Article 37.

1. the Executive Committee shall prepare draft budgets and settlements, which must be sent, with 15 days at least in advance to the date of the meeting of the plenary in which are to be treated.

2. corresponds to the full of the camera of trade of Spain, on the base of it proposed elaborate by the Committee Executive, the approval of the budget ordinary for the year following before the 30 of November and the liquidation of them accounts of the exercise preceding before the 30 of the month of April, raising them within them three days following to its adoption , to the approval of the Ministry of economy and competitiveness.

3. for the realization of works and services not provided in the budget ordinary, must formalize is budgets extraordinary, whose projects as well as their liquidations, a time approved by the full to proposed of the Committee Executive, is subject to the approval of the Ministry of economy and competitiveness.

Article 38.

The camera of trade of Spain must reflect accounted for the movement of its income and expenses, as well as them variations of his situation heritage, putting together, at least monthly, a balance and liquidation provisional. Must also make each year the corresponding balance that express his situation patrimonial, economic and financial. The annual balance sheet will be also raised the mandatory approval of the Ministry.

The Chamber of Commerce of Spain will maintain an accounting differential in relation to its public and private activities without prejudice to the uniqueness of the annual accounts.

Article 39.

Annual liquidation of the regular budget and the annual accounts shall be audited by a member of the official Auditors register of Auditors, elected by the plenary on the proposal of the Executive Committee in accordance with the principles of competition, advertising, transparency and non-discrimination.

In order to ensure the rotation of the auditor or audit firm, the legal maximum period established shall apply to these effects for the entities of public interest.

Article 40.

1. the Chamber of Commerce of Spain will make public regularly grants received, as well as other types of public resources that can perceive the development of its functions.

2. the remuneration perceived annually by them high charges and maximum responsible, as well as them compensation perceived, in your case, with occasion of the cessation in its cargo by any cause will be of public access.

3. the accounts annual, together with the report of audit, and the report annual on the Government corporate is deposited in the register mercantile of Madrid and will be object of advertising.

4. the Chamber of trade of Spain published the information relative to them functions that develops, it normative that you is of application as well as its structure organizational.

Article 41.

(The camera of trade of Spain will make public: to) those contracts subject to right administrative formalized, with indication of the object, duration, the amount of tender and of award, the procedure used for its celebration, them instruments through which, in his case, is has publicized, the number of bidders participating in the procedure and the identity of the awarded, as well as them modifications of the contract. Published will be also decisions of withdrawal and renunciation of the contracts. The publication of information relating to minor contracts will be made on a quarterly basis. In addition, statistical data on the percentage will be published in budget volume of contracts awarded through each of the procedures provided for in the law of contracts in the public sector.

(b) the relationship of the subscribed agreements subject to administrative law, with mention of the signatory parties, their object, duration, modifications, forced to the realization of benefits and, where appropriate, agreed economic obligations. Similarly, the encomiendas of management which is sign, with an indication of its purpose, budget, financial obligations and subcontracting that occur with mention of the successful tenderers, procedure for the granting and amount will be published.

(c) subsidies and public aid granted with indication of its amount, aim or purpose and beneficiaries. Is understand including the grants and aid regulated in the law 38 / 2003, of 17 of November, General of grants.

(d) them budgets, with description of the main games budget and its grade of execution.

(e) the accounts annual that must pay is and them reports of audit of accounts and of control from them organs of control external that on them is issued.

(f) the information statistics required for rating the degree of compliance and quality of them services public that are of their competition.

CHAPTER XIV relations inter-Chamber article 42.

The Chamber of trade of Spain only will give course to them initiatives of them cameras that have or can have character general and affect or can affect to them interests General of the trade, the industry, them services and the navigation.

Article 43.

For the proper exercise of the functions entrusted, in particular the mentioned in the article 21.1. ((e), f) and h), law 4/2014, on 1 April, the Chamber of Commerce of Spain will require cameras that released, in the shortest possible time and, in any case, within fifteen days of its receipt in the respective Chamber, enquiries.

Article 44.

The Chamber of Commerce of Spain and cameras may hold each other appropriate cooperation agreements for the proper development of public functions which have mandated, in particular, for the management of public services of State or international level.

Available to transient first.

Pursuant to the transitional provision three of law 4/2014, from April 1, in relation to the enforceability of the permanent Chamber resource fees not prescribed, will be kept in effect provisions of article 32 of the regime inside of the upper Council of official Chambers of Commerce, industry, services and navigation regulations what is coming for the allocation to the Chamber of Commerce of Spain , of the 6% of the performance fluid global of the cited resource.

Available to transient second.

In compliance of the available transient second of the law 4 / 2014, of 1 of April, the Committee Executive, elapsed a year from the Constitution of the first full, you will propose a list of them companies that consider should be renewed as vocal of the full. In any case, they remain as members of the House and, in his case, as members of the Executive Committee, the companies or organizations that have made contributions equal to or greater than those recommended by the Executive Committee. Vacancies that may occur will be covered preferably by vocal collaborators.

Available end first.


The Chamber of Commerce of Spain is governed by the provisions of law 4/2014, April 1, basic of the official Chambers of Commerce, industry, services and navigation, the General Regulation of Chambers insofar as it does not object to it, and as long as the rules handed down regulatory alternatives and the regulation of internal regime.

Available to finish second.

The Ministry of economy and competitiveness, will resolve the doubts that arise when applying this regulation and the issues that have not been foreseen all this without prejudice to the supplementary application of the law 30/1992, of 26 November, legal regime of public administrations and common administrative procedure, if the Chamber of Commerce of Spain exercised the functions as are provided for in paragraph 1 of article 5 of the law 4/2014, from April 1, to the extent that it has.

Available to finish third.

This Regulation shall enter in force at the same time of its approval by the Ministry of economy and competitiveness.