Order Ecd/1219/2012, 1 June, Amending The Order Cul/382/2009, Of 17 February, Which Establishes The Regulatory Bases Of The "velazquez" Prize Of Plastic Arts.

Original Language Title: Orden ECD/1219/2012, de 1 de junio, por la que se modifica la Orden CUL/382/2009, de 17 de febrero, por la que se establecen las bases reguladoras del Premio "Velázquez" de las Artes Plásticas.

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By order CUL / 382 / 2009, of 17 of February, is regulated the award «Velázquez» of them Arts plastic, an award of character international that rewards the whole of the work of a creator in the field of them Arts plastic, in any of its manifestations. Reward the meritorious work of the award-winning by awarding a prize to highlight their outstanding contribution to Hispanic culture.

The award received the designation of 'Velázquez' of fine arts award by the fact that don Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velazquez is without a doubt the most universal painter of Spanish painting and one of those who have contributed most Spanish culture to acquire universal fame.

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, under cover of the provisions of its article 17.1, which enabled the Ministers for the approval of the regulatory bases of the awards, and the regulatory 'Velázquez' of Fine Arts Award Foundation has been established in accordance with the regulation of the General Law of subsidies, approved by Royal Decree 887/2006, of July 21, , by order CUL / 382 / 2009, of 17 of February; setting is a staffing economic of 125,000 €.

The situation of situation economic current, forces to adapt them political of promotion to the resources available; so it was believed convenient to establish the possibility of reducing their funding, in line with the budgetary adjustments carried out in the Ministry of education, culture and sport; While in mode one is affected their honorific and international prestige.

According to it exposed, prior report of the service legal of the Department and of the intervention associate in the Department, I have: article only. Modification of the order CUL/382/2009, of 17 February, which establishes the regulatory bases of the «Velázquez"plastic arts prize.

The first paragraph of article 6 of the order CUL/382/2009, of 17 February, which establishes the regulatory bases of the prize 'Velázquez' of fine arts, is drawn up in the following terms: «the prize shall be accompanied by a maximum of €125,000 amount, which is recorded in the budget appropriations from the General Directorate of fine arts and cultural property and archives and libraries. Depending on the availability budget, in the order of call annual is set its claims. The prize may not be divided, or declared void, nor granted posthumously.'

Sole final provision. Entry in force.

This order shall enter into force the day following its publication in the "Official Gazette".

Madrid, 1 of June of 2012.-the Minister of education, culture yDeporte, José Ignacio Wert Ortega.