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The article examines the local self-government legislation of Spain and legal positions of the Constitutional Court of Spain. The norms of the Constitution of Spain regulating the issues of the organization of local self-government are analyzed. The influence of various aspects on their content is studied. The authors also studied the problem of distribution of legal regulation of the local government powers between the state and the autonomous communities taking into consideration the features of the administrative-territorial structure of Spain. The study appears to be relevant due to the fact that the issues of legal regulation of local government in Spain within the Russian science of municipal law are practically not studied. The study of foreign experience in this field helps to expand the scope of scientific researches. Spanish experience in this area also seems relevant due to the relatively recent change in the political regime. The aim of the work is to identify the features of the legal regulation of local government in Spain. As a result of the study, it was established that in Spain the subsidiary procedure for the legal regulation of local self-government by the state and autonomous communities is applied. The content of the norms of the Spanish Constitution on local self-government is determined. The distinctive features of the Spanish legislation on local self-government are identified.

About the authors

Levan T. Chikhladze

Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

Author for correspondence.
Email: chikhladze-lt@rudn.ru
SPIN-code: 9107-0406

Doctor of Legal Sciences, Profes-sor, Head of the Department of Municipal Law of the Law Institute

6, Miklukho-Maklaya st., 117198, Moscow, Russia

Evgeniy Y. Komlev

Group Company “EKOSTANDART”

Email: Komleve@mail.ru
SPIN-code: 4470-8099

Candidate of Legal Sciences, Lawyer

14/ 3/178, Academic Volgin st., 117437, Moscow, Russia


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