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Act No. 1, of 7th January 1998, on linguistic policy

 


 

  • Introduction
    I. The meaningfulness and situation of the Catalan language - II. The legal framework - III. The aims of this Act - IV. The contents and structure of this Act


 

  • Preliminary Chapter. General Principles
    Article 1. The object of this Act - Article 2. Catalonia's own language - Article 3. Official languages - Article 4. Linguistic rights - Article 5. The guiding principles of the policy of the Generalitat - Article 6. Unity of the Catalan language - Article 7. Acknowledgement and Protection of Aranese


 

  • Chapter I. Institutional Use
    Article 8. Publication of regulations - Article 9. The language of the Catalan Authorities - Article 10. Administrative procedures - Article 11. The linguistic ability of the staff in the service of the of Catalonia - Article 12. State Authorities - Article 13. Judicial proceedings - Article 14. Public documents - Article 15. Civil and commercial documents - Article 16. Collective Bargaining Agreements - Article 17. Public Registries


 



 

  • Chapter III. Education
    Article 20. The language of education - Article 21. Non-university education - Article 22. University education - Article 23. Permanent training and special treatment - Article 24. Teaching staff


 

  • Chapter IV. Mass media and cultural industries
    Article 25. Public radio and television media - Article 26. Radio and television media broadcasting under licence - Article 27. The written media - Article 28. Cultural industries and the entertainment business - Article 29. Language and computer industries


 

  • Chapter V. Socio-economic activities
    Article 30. Public Companies - Article 31. Public services companies - Article 32. Serving the public - Article 33. Contracted or subsidised companies - Article 34. Information to users and consumers - Article 35. Advertising - Article 36. Professional and labour activities


 



 

  • Additional Provisions
    One. Collaboration with other institutions and entities - Two. Collaboration agreements with institutions of other Catalan-speaking territories - Three. External projection - Four. Normative spelling of Catalan forenames and surnames - Five. Guarantees for fulfilment - Six. Economic provisions - Seven. Duties of vigilance and encouragement - Eight. Civil Service Rules


 

  • Transitory Provisions
    One. Linguistic Use Rules - Two. Company adaptation - Three. Radio and television stations


 

  • Final Provisions
    One. Amendment of Act 8 of 15th April 1987 - Two. Regulatory Development - Three. Replacement and validity of regulations

Update date: 06.14.2007