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Galicia: Polity Style: 1981-2021

18 Mar 1978 municipalities within the administrative limits of the provinces of La Coruña/A Coruña, Lugo, Orense/Ourense and Pontevedra are placed under the administration of Junta de Galicia / Xunta de Galicia in accordance with a royal decree-law of 16 Mar 1978, effective upon publication (Spain Official Gazette, No. 66, 18 Mar 1978, pp. 6502-6503; Galicia Official Gazette, No. 1, 1 Dec 1978, p. 4)
18 May 1981 provinces of La Coruña/A Coruña, Lugo, Orense/Ourense and Pontevedra are organized as an autonomous community (comunidad autónoma / comunidade autónoma) of Spain in accordance with the Statute of Autonomy for Galicia of 1981 (passed by the Congreso de los Diputados of Spain on 17 Feb 1981; Senado on 17 Mar 1981; signed into law on 6 Apr 1981; effective on the 20th day after the publication in Spain Official Gazette as required by Art. 2.1 of the Civil Code of Spain) (Spain Official Gazette, No. 101, 28 Apr 1981, pp. 8997-9003; Galicia Official Gazette, No. 24, 1 Oct 1981, pp. 2ff) [1]
18 May 1981 - Galicia [2]

[1] Full title (Spanish): Ley Orgánica 1/1981, de 6 de abril, de Estatuto de Autonomía para Galicia; (Galician): Lei Orgánica 1/1981, do 6 de abril, do Estatuto de Autonomía para Galicia.
[2] The Statute of Autonomy for Galicia of 1981 (amended in 1997, 2002 and 2010) does not specify an official name for this autonomous community, referring to it as either Galicia or Comunidad Autónoma de Galicia / Comunidade Autónoma de Galicia. Both forms are found in official use.

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