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The representation of the Ministry of the Interior in the diplomatic missions of Spain consists of firms and Attaché offices of Interior, whose essential regulation is contained in the Royal Decree 1300 / 2006, of 10 November, on organization and functions of the ministries of Interior on the diplomatic missions of Spain, regulation that has allowed to improve the structure of existing firms , as well as its deployment territorial, to strengthen the presence in certain countries where the cooperation in matter of interior is priority.
By Royal Decree 909/2008, of May 30, the ministries of Interior are created in Spain permanent diplomatic missions in certain countries.
It law 2 / 2014, of 25 of March, of the action and of the service outside of the State, in its article 45 on the Organization of it mission diplomatic or representation permanent, has that it same is integrates, between others organs, by them Attaché offices, configuring them, in its paragraph 3, as organs technical specialized of it mission diplomatic or representation permanent.
For its part, article 42.6 establishes that «the creation and suppression of the specialized technical bodies referred to in article 45.3, insofar as they involve modification of the structure of the mission or representation, will be by Royal Decree, at the initiative of the competent Ministry, following a report from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and cooperation, and on the proposal of the Ministry of finance and public administration «, prior report of the Council Executive of political outdoor».
Forces and the State security bodies now have counselors and aggregates in countries where crime has impact on our country or where the importance of the number of foreign residents in Spain or the number of Spaniards in the country of destination has done it advisable. However, the emergence of new serious forms of crime, such as money laundering and drug trafficking in some countries the need to boost police cooperation in matters of international terrorism in others, make necessary certain periodic adjustments in the deployment abroad in safety, as it is the case with the creation of two new Attaché offices in the Republic of Panama and the United Arab Emirates , and the consequent removal of the Attaché offices of Interior in the Republic of Croatia and the Republic of the Gambia, where information and police cooperation needs have declined in recent years.
This measure will improve, also, the coordination between them forces of security of the State and their services operating with them services police of them countries in which is established them new Attaché offices, allowing give compliance to it willing in them articles 19 and 23 of the law 2 / 2014, of 25 of March, on them areas of it performance outside of the State in matter of security public and Affairs of Interior and of emigration e immigration , particularly in what concerns to the Ministry of the Interior.
Starting from the entry in force of the cited law 2 / 2014, of 25 of March, it creation and it suppression of them Attaché offices of inside must perform is through the enactment of the corresponding real Decree.
The real Decree is has submitted to the prior report of the Council Executive of political outside, in compliance of it planned in the article 42.6 of the law 2 / 2014, of 25 of March.
In consequence, on the initiative of the Minister of the Interior, following a report from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and cooperation, on the proposal of the Minister of finance and public administration, and prior deliberation of the Council of Ministers at its meeting of April 10, 2015, HAVE: article 1. Creation of the Attaché offices inside of the missions diplomatic permanent of Spain in the Republic of Panama and the United Arab Emirates.
1 create the following Attaché offices inside, which will have the regime and the functions set out in the Royal Decree 1300 / 2006, of 10 November, on organization and functions of the ministries of Interior on the diplomatic missions of Spain: to) Attaché of Interior the mission diplomatic standing of Spain in the Republic of Panama, based in city of Panama and dependent of the Ministry of Interior in Colombia.
(b) Attaché of Interior of the mission diplomatic permanent of Spain in the Emirates Arab United, with headquarters in Abu Dhabi and dependent of the counseling of Interior in Turkey.
2. the Attaché offices of Interior, under Ambassador hierarchical dependence, will depend on organic and functionally of the Ministry of the Interior, which has its internal organization and budget, through the Subdirectorate-General for international police cooperation, integrated in the General direction of International Affairs and immigration of the Secretariat of State of security, without prejudice to the powers of management and coordination that attributed to the heads of the diplomatic missions article 37 of the Act 6 / 1997, of 14 April, organization and functioning of the General Administration of the State, and the articulo44.3 of the law 2/2014, of 25 March, the action and the foreign service of the State.
Article 2. Suppression of the Attaché offices of Interior in the Republic of the Gambia and the Republic of Croatia.
The following Interior Attaché offices shall be deleted: to) inside Attaché in the permanent diplomatic mission of Spain in the Republic of Gambia.
b) Attaché of Interior the mission diplomatic standing of Spain in the Republic of Croatia.
Article 3. Organizational structure.
The organizational structure of the Interior Attaché offices will determine is in the catalogues of jobs of the forces and State security bodies, in relations of personal civil servant jobs and in the corresponding catalog of workforce abroad.
Article 4. Opening, installation, and operating expenses.
Costs arising from opening, installation and operation of the Interior Attaché offices that are created will be covered with appropriations intended for them, so there will be no increase in the budgeted expenditure.
Article 5. Legal regime.
The Interior Attaché offices that are created by this Royal Decree would have application in law 2/2014, March 25, and the Royal Decree 1300 / 2006, of 10 November.
Available end first. Schools of development.
It authorizes the Minister of the Interior and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and cooperation to develop, in the scope of their powers, the provisions of this Royal Decree.
Second final provision. Entry in force.
This Royal Decree shall enter into force the day following its publication in the "Official Gazette".
Given in Madrid on April 10, 2015.
The Minister of finance and public administration, CRISTOBAL MONTORO ROMERO
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