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The Catalan TC Advises that the Rental Law Infringes Upon the State

The Consell de Garanties Estatutàries (CGE), along with the Constitutional Court in regional matters, has advised that the rule under consideration by Parliament to freeze any increase in rents, would infringe up the powers of the State.

Catalan pro-independence parties, together with Comú Podem, have submitted a bill to control the price of residential rents in the region. In its opinion, the CGE noted that “any kind of regulation on rents is a state competence and therefore of the central government and not of an autonomous community”. It is the State, the CGE points out, which has exclusive competence over the bases of contractual obligations such as rentals.

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