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Statute of Autonomy of Catalonia

The Statute of Autonomy of Catalonia is its basic institutional regulations. It defines the rights and obligations of the citizens of Catalonia, the political institutions of the Catalan nationality, their competences and relations with the Spanish State and the financing of the Government of Catalonia.

This Law was approved in referendum by the citizens on 18th June 2006 and substitutes the Statute of Sau, which dated from 1979.

As a consequence of the unconstitutional nature of appeal number 8045-2006, presented by parliamentary representatives of the Popular Party (PP) at the Congress, the Constitutional Court served the sentence 31/2010, on 28 June 2010.


Statute of 1979
Statute of 1979
Full text of the 1979 Statute of Sau

Text of the Statute approved in 2006


Full text of the Statute of Autonomy of Catalonia approved on 19 July 2006 and links to translations in nine languages

Constitutional Court Ruling 31/2010, of 28 June 2010


Ruling on Constitutional Appeal 8045-2006 modifying the text of the Statute.

Appeals to the Constitutional Court


List of appeals and challenges to the 2006 Statute of Autonomy of Catalonia, presented by parliamentary groups, autonomous communities, etc.

Legal report on the ruling of the Constitutional Court


Report on the ruling of the Constitutional Court prepared by a group of experts at the request of the President of the Government of Catalonia

Special Ruling on the Statute. Catalan Journal of Public Law


Analysis by legal experts of Ruling 31/2010 and related legal documentation.
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