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Cantabria: Polity Style: 1982-2024

31 Jan 1982 municipalities within the administrative limits of the Province of Santander are organized as an autonomous community (comunidad autónoma) of Spain under the name of Cantabria in accordance with the Statute of Autonomy for Cantabria of 1981 (passed by the Congreso de los Diputados of Spain on 14 Oct 1981, Senado on 2 Dec 1981 with amendments; amendments agreed to by the Congreso de los Diputados on 15 Dec 1981; signed into law on 30 Dec 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. 9, 11 Jan 1982, pp. 530-537)
31 Jan 1982 - Cantabria [2]

[1] Full title (Spanish): Ley Orgánica 8/1981, de 30 de diciembre, de Estatuto de Autonomía para Cantabria.
[2] The Statute of Autonomy for Cantabria of 1981 (amended in 1991, 1994, 1997, 1998, 2002 and 2010) defines the name of the autonomous community as Cantabria. The Statute also refers to the polity as Comunidad Autónoma de Cantabria which is an official name used in legislation.