The Parliament has approved a dozen laws in the first four months of 2021, according to the balance published by the Ministry of the Presidency, Relations with the Courts and Democratic Memory, which underlines that six of them are organic laws, and therefore has been approved with an absolute majority.
It is the law that regulates euthanasia; the one that modifies the Organic Law of the Judicial Power (LOPJ) to limit the appointments of high positions, when the Council of the Judicial Power (CGPJ) is in functions; the reform of the Statutes of Autonomy to eliminate the deputies of Cantabria and Murcia; the one that repeals the reinforced typification of the cooking in the action of the pickets; in the course of strikes; and the one that modifies the Civil Registry.
Among the other six laws approved, of an ordinary nature, is the modification of the Capital Companies Law or laws proceeding from the processing as a law of decree laws with measures to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic, as a result of the draft laws derived from the decree laws of urgent measures against gender violence, new normality, urgent measures in labor matters and recoverable paid leave.
The other standard approved, of an ordinary nature, is the new Civil Registry Law, which, among other things, guarantees access for all citizens to the registry service, through an office network equipped with electronic services.
In this period, a total of five royal decree-laws have been validated in the Cortes
Currently, several legislative initiatives are being processed in the Courts, among them the Climate Change Law, which modifies civil and procedural legislation in relation to the legal capacity of people with disabilities, or the law for the comprehensive protection of children. and adolescence in the face of violence.
In addition, there are 16 laws that have already passed through Congress and that will be finally approved in the sessions prior to the summer break.
During the first quarter, the Government has approved and validated five decree laws, all of them related to response measures to the Covid-19 pandemic (protection of consumers and users in situations of social and economic vulnerability, reinforcement and consolidation of social measures in defense of employment, support for business solvency, etc.) or for the transposition of European directives into our legal system.
Last Wednesday, April 28, Royal Decree-Law 7/2021, of April 27, on the transposition of EU directives on competition, prevention of money laundering, credit institutions, telecommunications, tax measures was published in the BOE , prevention and repair of environmental damage, transnational displacement of workers and defense of consumers.