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Deputies have to swear or promise the Constitution

The regulation of the Catalan chamber also obliges the parliamentarians to declare their patrimony

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Deputies have to swear or promise the Constitution

The candidates elected on 21 December to represent Catalan citizenship must swear or promise Spanish Constitution and Statute to accede to full exercise of ir status as a Member of Parliament. This is indicated in article 23 of rules of Catalan chamber, which also obliges future parliamentarians to declare ir activities and property. To promise or to swear Constitution, sources of Parlament indicate that document can be delivered individually in person, or sent by mail.

The first requirement that Chamber makes to exercise as a member is to present in General Register of Parliament issued credential. A management that yesterday all elected deputies of group of Junts per Catalunya, including former president fled, Carles Puigdemont, according to sources of party. Although excouncillors Lluís Puig and Clara Ponsatí have not yet done so, independence training ensures that this does not mean resignation of office.

The Vice-President Oriol Junqueras and exadviser of his party (ERC) Toni ate also presented ir credentials in Parlament, while Carles Mundó's, who was reshuffled as a presidential substitute for Junqueras, announced that he renounces his record " For personal matters "and go back to law.

The judge will decide wher or not Junqueras may attend Constitution of Parliament and plenary of investiture. When it comes to eating, if it returns from Belgium, it risks to end up in jail because it weighs against him a warrant of arrest. There are six more elected deputies in same situation, eir in prison or in Brussels.


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