Royal Decree 233/2015, 30 March, Which Are Called Local Elections And The Assemblies Of Ceuta And Melilla May 24, 2015.

Original Language Title: Real Decreto 233/2015, de 30 de marzo, por el que se convocan elecciones locales y a las Asambleas de Ceuta y Melilla para el 24 de mayo de 2015.

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The organic law 5/1985, of 19 June, of the General Electoral regime, establishes in its article 42.3 that the Royal Decree of announcement of local elections is issued the fifty fifth day before the fourth Sunday of may of the year that corresponds and is published the day after his expedition in the «Official Gazette», entered into force the day of its publication.

In accordance with the above, this Royal Decree comes the announcement of local elections, for its celebration of May 24, 2015.

Also, and in accordance with it established in them statutes of autonomy of Ceuta and Melilla, approved by laws organic 1 / 1995 and 2 / 1995, of 13 of March, them elections of them members of the assemblies of Ceuta and Melilla is governed by it established in the legislation State regulatory of the regime electoral general for the celebration of elections local. Thus, comes the call for the election of members of the assemblies of these cities, which will be held on the same date the above.

On the other hand, the aforementioned organic law 5/1985, on 19 June, in its article 181.1, has partial local elections within six months in those constituencies where no candidates had submitted in the last local elections. Likewise, in article 113.2. d), contencioso-electorales resources, consider the possibility of a new call when declared void the elections at that or those tables that are affected by irregularities disabling, and can limit such a call to the Act of voting, by agreement, in any case, with the terms of the judgment or annulment agreement, and within three months from the judgment.

Is by this that is essential that them together electoral of area and them tried and courts facilitate an information timely, reliable and accurate with regard to them places in which appropriate convene elections local partial.

Virtue, in accordance with the provisions of article 185 of the organic law 5/1985, of June 19, in article 8.3 of the organic law 1/1995, of 13 March, and article 8.3 of the organic law 2/1995 of 13 March, a joint proposal of the Ministers of the Interior and Treasury and public administration and after deliberation by the Council of Ministers at its meeting of March 27 2015, HAVE: article 1. Call and date of celebration of the election.

1. summon local elections that will be held from May 24, 2015.

(2. through the vote will be elected them following charges: to) Councillors of the municipalities not subject to Council open.

(b) mayors of those municipalities that by tradition or by virtue of regulations autonomic have adopted the regime of Council open.

(c) Pedaneos mayors or unipersonal organ of territorial scope lower to the municipal entities where appropriate the application of article 199.2 from the organic law 5/1985, of June 19, the General Electoral regime.

(d) advisers of the Cabildos Insulares in the Canary archipelago.

3. in accordance with the provisions of articles 7 and 8 of the organic law 1/1995-2/1995 of 13 March, which approved the statutes of autonomy of Ceuta and Melilla, summon elections to assemblies of Ceuta and Melilla, which will be held on the same date indicated in paragraph 1 of this article.

Article 2. Duration of the campaign election.

The election campaign will run for 15 days, beginning at zero o'clock on Friday, may 8, 2015 and ending twenty-four hours after the Friday, May 22, 2015.

Article 3. Common system provincial councils.

The members of the Councils of common system will be chosen after the elections local, in accordance with the procedure laid down in the articles 204 et seq. of the organic law 5/1985, of 19 June.

Article 4. Legal regime.

The elections convened by this Royal Decree shall be governed by the organic law 5/1985, of 19 June, and its policy of development, as well as articles 7 and 8 of the organic law 1/1995-2/1995 of 13 March, respectively.

Sole additional provision. Notification of them places where should celebrate are elections local partial.

In accordance with provisions of articles 113.2 and 181.1 of the organic law 5/1985, of 19 June, both electoral area meetings such as the courts and tribunals affected shall be notified to the General direction of policy inside, soon to have such information, areas where the announcement of partial local elections.

Sole final provision. Entry in force.

This Royal Decree shall enter force the day of its publication in the «Official Gazette».

Given in Seville, on March 30, 2015.


The Vice-President of the Government and Minister of the Presidency, SORAYA SAENZ DE SANTAMARIA ANTON