Canary Islands

Shield _ Canary Islands

Article 192 of the organic law 1/2018, of 5 november, reform of the statute of autonomy of the canary islands, regulates the Bilateral commission for cooperation Canarias-Estado as the overall framework and continuing relationship between the government of The Canary Islands and the state to meet and discuss issues of common interest provided for by law or of the parties and, in particular, the disputes of any kind raised between the two parties; the follow-up to european policy to ensure the effectiveness of the participation of the canary islands in the affairs of the european union and participation, information, collaboration and coordination in the exercise of their respective competencies.

On 27 july 2022 took place the constitutive meeting of the commission of status, which continues, however, the work of the record of Cooperation Bilateral Commission state administration – autonomous community of The Canary Islands already been established on 12 march 1990.

The Bilateral Commission consists of six members of each party and your presidency will be an alternative and annual periods of time, people who holds the chairmanship of each one of the performances. The permanent secretariat of the Bilateral commission shall be exercised, jointly, by the individuals appointed, one on behalf of the government of Spain and one on behalf of the canary islands.

ByOrder TER/1188/2022, of 17 november, the new rules of procedure of operation of the commission Canarias-Estado Bilateral cooperation(BOE No. 289 of 2 december 2022), agreed in the constitutive meeting of 27 july 2002. The same, entered into force on the same day of its publication in the BOE. Within the framework of its Rules Of Procedure of operation, the Bilateral commission may:

a) promote and realize, in terms of bilateral, the implementation of plans, programmes and joint actions for the development of common policies in the different Sectoral areas.

(b) promote the conclusion of cooperation agreements in those areas materials in which it is necessary for identification of a joint plan or programme on a bilateral basis.

(c) mechanisms for mutual collaboration in different areas in which to merge the activity of the two Administrations.

d) Servir de cauce de actuaciones de carácter preventivo en el intento de impedir que surjan conflictos entre ambas Administraciones.

(e) Develop ideas for resolving the issues of concern to both administrations in areas of competence.

(f) Analyse the rules by autonomous, state or, having arising issues that could lead to the assignment of a constitutional complaint, in order to reach an agreement to avoid an amparo action within the framework of article 33 of the organic law 2/1979, of 3 october, the constitutional court.

(g) to consider any matters that affect both sides, and, in particular, that aim to avoid or attempt to resolve through extraprocesal conflicts of jurisdiction.

Rules of operation