Royal Decree 1823 / 2011, Of 21 December, Which Is Restructuring The Ministerial Departments.

Original Language Title: Real Decreto 1823/2011, de 21 de diciembre, por el que se reestructuran los departamentos ministeriales.

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Article 2.2. j) of law 50/1997, of 27 November, the Government, establishes which corresponds to the Prime Minister the establishment, modification and deletion, by Royal Decree, ministerial departments, as well as the Secretaries of State.

In order to develop the political program of the Government reforms, achieve maximum austerity and efficiency in its action and greater efficiency in the functioning of the General Administration of the State, it is necessary to reform the existing ministerial structure.

By virtue, on the proposal of the President of the Government, HAVE: article 1. Departments Ministry.

The General Administration of the State is divided into the following ministries: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and cooperation.

Ministry of Justice.

Ministry of defence.

Ministry of Hacienda and administrations public.

Ministry of the Interior.

Ministry of public works.

Ministry of education, culture and sport.

Ministry of employment and Social Security.

Ministry of industry, energy and tourism.

Ministry of agriculture, food and environment.

Ministry of the Presidency.

Ministry of economy and competitiveness.

Ministry of health, social services and equality.

Article 2. Ministry of Foreign Affairs and cooperation.

1 corresponds to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and cooperation the direction of foreign policy and the international cooperation and development, in accordance with the guidelines of the Government, and in application of the principle of unity of action abroad.

2 this Ministry is structured in the following governing bodies: to) the Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs and cooperation.

(b) the Secretary of State for the European Union).

(c) the Secretary of State for Latin America.

Article 3. Ministry of Justice.

1. corresponds to the Ministry of justice the proposed and execution of the political of the Government for the development of the ordering legal, without prejudice of them powers of others departments, them relations of the Government with the administration of Justice, with the Council General of the power Judicial and with the Ministry Fiscal, through the Fiscal General of the State, and the cooperation legal international , as well as the other functions conferred by the laws.

2. This Ministry has, as organ top, of the Secretary of State of Justice.

Article 4. Ministry of defence.

1. corresponds to the Ministry of Defense the exercise of all the powers and powers that you gives the ordering legal as organ responsible of it management, coordination and execution of them guidelines General of the Government on political of Defense.

2. This Ministry has, as a superior body, the Secretary of State for defence, as well as others provided for in the legal system and, specifically, in the legislation on military organization.

Article 5. Ministry of finance and public administration.

1 corresponds to the Ministry of finance and public administration the proposal and execution of the policy of the Government in matters of public finance, budgets and expenses, in addition to other powers and duties conferred the legal system.

2. also corresponds to this Ministry the proposal and execution of the policy of the Government in the field of civil service and reform and organization of the General Administration of the State, as well as relations with the autonomous communities and the entities that make up the Local Administration.

3 this Ministry is divided into the following governing bodies: to) the Secretary of State of finance.

(b) the Secretary of State's budgets and expenses).

(c) the Ministry of public administrations.

Article 6. Ministry of the Interior.

1 corresponds to the Ministry of the Interior proposal and implementation of the policy of the Government in the field of public safety, traffic and road safety, the promotion of conditions for the exercise of fundamental rights, the exercise of command of the forces and the State security bodies and the other competencies and attributions conferred the legal system.

2. This Ministry has, as the upper body, the Secretary of State for security.

Article 7. Ministry of public works.

1 corresponds to the Ministry of development proposal and execution of the policies of the Government in terms of infrastructure, land transport of State competition, air and sea, as well as housing, construction and soil quality.

2. This Ministry has, as the upper body, the Ministry of planning and infrastructure.

Article 8. Ministry of education, culture and sport.

1. corresponds to the Ministry of education, culture and sport it proposed and execution of the political of the Government in matter educational, of training professional and of universities, as well as the promotion, protection and diffusion of the heritage historical Spanish, of them museums State and of them arts, of the book, the reading and it creation literary, of them activities film and audiovisual and of them books and libraries State , the promotion and diffusion of the culture in Spanish, as well as the impulse of the actions of cooperation cultural and, in coordination with the Ministry of affairs foreign, of them relations international in matter of culture.

2. also corresponds to this Ministry the proposal and execution of the political of the Government in matters of sport.

(3. This Ministry is structure in the following organs higher: to) the Secretariat of State of education, training professional and universities.

(b) the Secretary of State of culture.

Article 9. Ministry of employment and security Social.

1 corresponds to the Ministry of employment and Social Security proposal and implementation of the policy of the Government in the field of employment and Social Security, as well as the development of the policy of the Government in the field of immigration, immigration and emigration.

2 this Ministry is divided into the following governing bodies: to) the Secretary of State employment.

b) the Secretary of State for Social Security.

Article 10. Ministry of industry, energy and tourism.

1 corresponds to the Ministry of industry, energy and tourism the proposal and execution of the policy of the Government in the field of energy, industrial development, tourism, telecommunications and the information society.

2 this Ministry is divided into the following governing bodies: to) the Secretary of State power.

(b) the Secretary of State of telecommunications and the information society.

(c) the Secretary of State for tourism.

Article 11. Ministry of agriculture, food and environment.

1 corresponds to the Ministry of agriculture, food and environment proposal and implementation of the Government policy in the field of agricultural, livestock and fishery, food industry, rural development resources.

2. also corresponds to this Ministry the proposal and execution of the policy of the Government in the field of environment.

3. This Ministry has, as the upper body, the Secretary of State for environment.

Article 12. Ministry of the Presidency.

1 corresponds to the Ministry of the Presidency the coordination of matters of constitutional significance, the preparation, development and monitoring of the legislative programme, immediately to the Presidency of the Government support and assistance to the Council of Ministers, the committees delegates of the Government, the General Commission of Secretaries of State and under-secretaries and, in particular, the Government in its relations with the Cortes Generales as well as relations with the delegates of the Government in the autonomous communities.

(2. the Ministry of the Presidency is structure in the following organs upper: to) the Secretariat of State of relations with them cuts.

(b) the Secretary of State for communication.

Article 13. Ministry of economy and competitiveness.

1. corresponds to the Ministry of economy and competitiveness it proposed and execution of the political of the Government in matter economic and of reforms for it improves of it competitiveness, of research scientific, development technological e innovation in all them sectors, the political commercial and of support to the company, as well as the rest of skills and powers that you gives the ordering legal.

(2. This Ministry is structure in the following organs higher: to) the Secretariat of State of economy and support to the company.

(b) the Secretary of State of trade.

(c) the Secretariat of State for research, development and innovation.

Article 14. Ministry of health, services social and equality.

1. corresponds to the Ministry of health, services social e equality it proposed and execution of the political of the Government in matter of health, of planning and assistance health and of consumption, as well as the exercise of them powers of the Administration General of the State for ensure to them citizens the right to the protection of the health.

2. also you corresponds to this Ministry the proposal and execution of the political of the Government in matter of cohesion e inclusion social, of family, of protection of the minor and of attention to them people dependent or with disability, and of equality.

3. This Ministry has, as organ top, of the Secretariat of State of services social and equality.

First additional provision. Assignment of the Council Superior of sports.


The Higher Council for sports, in accordance with article 7.2 of the Act 10/1990 of 15 October, sport, is attached to the Ministry of education, culture and sport.

Provision additional second. Secondment of National Intelligence Center.

The National Intelligence Center, according to the third additional provision of law 11/2002, on May 6, the National Intelligence Center, is attached to the Ministry of the Presidency.

Provision additional third. Secretary of State for communication.

The Secretary of State depends on organically from the Ministry of the Presidency and functionally the Minister that assumes the functions of spokesperson of the Government, for the purposes of the exercise of the same.

Sole transitional provision. Subsistence of structures in force.

Persist, until the application of them real decrees of structure organic basic of them departments Ministerial, them organs managers, units and posts of work of those departments Ministerial object of suppression or of restructuring.

Sole repeal provision. Repeal legislation.

Many provisions of equal or lower rank to oppose provisions of this Royal Decree are repealed.

First final provision. Excision of organs.

I(i) the following ministerial departments and governing bodies are: • Ministry of economy and finance.

• Ministry of education.

• Ministry of work and immigration.

• Ministry of industry, tourism and trade.

• Ministry of environment and Rural and marine affairs.

• Ministry of political Territorial and management public.

• Ministry of culture.

• Ministry of health, Social policy and equality.

• Ministry of science and innovation.

• Secretariat of State of affairs foreign and Latin American.

• Secretary of State for international cooperation.

• Secretary of State of finance and budgets.

• Secretariat of State for economy.

• Secretary of State for transport.

• Secretariat of State of housing and activities planning.

• Secretariat of State for education and training professional.

• Secretariat of State for immigration and emigration.

• Secretariat of State for Commerce outside.

• Secretariat of State from changing climate.

• Secretariat of State for average Rural and water.

• Ministry of constitutional and Parliamentary Affairs.

• Secretariat of State for Territorial cooperation.

• Secretariat of State for the civil service.

• Secretary of State for equality.

• Secretariat of State for research.

Available to finish second. References to the removed organs.

The references of the legal bodies that are deleted by this Royal Decree, shall be deemed performed which, by this same standard, are created and replace them or assume its powers.

Third final provision. Secondment of public bodies.

Public bodies are attached to the ministerial departments in accordance with the distribution of powers laid down in Royal Decree, and on terms to be determined in the royal decrees that approval of the corresponding organizational structure.

Fourth final provision. Budget changes.

The Ministry of finance and public administration will be the budgetary modifications necessary to comply with the provisions of this Royal Decree.

Fifth final provision. Entry into force.

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

Given in Madrid, on December 21, 2011.

JUAN CARLOS R.

The Prime Minister, MARIANO RAJOY BREY

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