Catalonia’s Parliament Has Approved Procedural Changes That Will Fast-Track

Express News Global

updated:July 27,2017 15:15 IST

A man participates displaying a giant 'estelada' or pro-independence flag for the independence of Catalonia in Sant Cugat del Valles, Spain (AP)
A man participates displaying a giant ‘estelada’ or pro-independence flag for the independence of Catalonia in Sant Cugat del Valles, Spain (AP)

MADRID: Catalonia’s Parliament has affirmed procedural changes that will quick track an announcement of autonomy if the locale’s voters withdraw from Spain in an Oct. 1 submission the Spanish government keeps up is unlawful.

The new technique enabling the affluent district to pronounce autonomy inside 48 hours of the choice’s entry extends the strain between Barcelona specialists and the focal government in Madrid.

Catalan legislators affirmed the change on a 72-63 vote Wednesday.

The Spanish government has tested in Spain’s Constitutional Court almost every progression toward autonomy taken by the Catalan government and has prevailing with regards to blocking the vast majority of them. Leader Mariano Rajoy’s legislature made no prompt remark.

Catalonia and Spain have been at loggerheads for a considerable length of time due to the local government’s intends to hold a withdrawal vote.