Order Ecd/471/2015, Of 5 March, Amending Order Cul/196/2008, Of 28 January, Which Lays Down The Regulatory Basis For The Award Of The Prize To The Best Books Published.

Original Language Title: Orden ECD/471/2015, de 5 de marzo, por la que se modifica la Orden CUL/196/2008, de 28 de enero, por la que se establecen las bases reguladoras para la concesión del Premio a los Libros Mejor Editados.

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The Royal Decree 1823 / 2011, of 21 December, which is restructuring the ministerial departments, created the Ministry of education, culture and sport. On the other hand, the Royal Decree 257/2012, 27 January, which develops the basic organizational structure of the Ministry of education, culture and sport, establishes that the Ministry is the Department of the General Administration of the State responsible, among other functions, the promotion, protection and dissemination of the book.

Already in the year 1981 is created a contest to select them books best published in Spain with the purpose of distinguish them important achievements achieved by them different sectors professional that participate in the production of the book and in final give to know and spread them high dimensions of quality that our industry comes getting in the field publishing.

In accordance with the tenth additional provision of law 38/2003 of 17 November, General grants, which provides that you should be statutorily established the special regime applicable to the granting of awards educational, cultural, scientific or of any other nature, which must comply with the content of this law, except in those aspects where, due to the special nature of subsidies not applicable; to the amparo of it planned in its article 17.1, that enables to them ministers corresponding to the approval of the bases regulatory of concession of awards; and bearing in mind the Real Decree 887/2006, of 21 July, which approves the regulation of the Act General grants, by order of the Ministry of culture on July 1, 1994 created the current award for the best published books. Also, by means of order CUL / 196 / 2008, of 28 of January, of the Ministry of culture, is established the bases regulatory of the award to them books better edited.

To meet the objectives of the prize - distinguish and recognize the excellence of the Spanish books - it is necessary to take into account all stages of the process of book production (design, typesetting, printing and binding). By this, and in order rating also it work of them printers Spanish, seems essential demand as requirement that them books that is present to this award are not only published but also printed in Spain, so the award recognizes the excellence of all them professional Spanish that involved in the production.

On the other hand, it is considered convenient to specify estimation criteria, including special consideration of designs and original models, which will have priority over the copied from other editions. Of this form is intended to encourage the creativity in them projects publishing.

Subject to the foregoing, prior report of the legal service and the Executive intervention in the Department, I have: single article. Modification of order CUL/196/2008, of 28 January, which lays down the regulatory basis for the award of the prize to the best books published.

Order CUL/196/2008, of 28 January, which lays down the regulatory basis for the award of the prize to the best book published, is hereby amended as follows: one. He article 1.2 is drafted as follows: «2. He object of the award is rewarding the excellence of them books edited and printed in Spain in their different modalities.»

Two. Article 2(1) is worded as follows: ' 1. may participate in the announcement of the prize the publishers with books published and printed in Spain during the period and the requirements to be determined in the call.»

The reissues are excluded from the call. «However, may be considered if, to trial of the majority of the jury, provide any improves substantial or variation concerning it previous or previous editions that deserves be dyed in has.»

Three. Article 5(1) is worded as follows: ' 1. the jury will take into account all the elements involved in the issue (typesetting, quality in the reproduction of illustrations, quality of the paper and its ecological treatment «FSC», binding...).» «Is considered especially those designs and models original.»

Sole final provision. Entry in force.

The present order will enter in force the day following of its publication in the «Bulletin official of the State».

Madrid, 5 March 2015.-the Minister of education, culture and sport, José Ignacio Wert Ortega.