Spain drafts constitutional law to facilitate royal succession

12 June 2014
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© WikiMedia (Niabot)
<p>The Spanish government on Tuesday approved [press release] a draft constitutional law that will facilitate the abdication of King Juan Carlos I. Spain's Council of Ministers submitted the proposed law to parliament, requesting that the House and Senate vote quickly on whether to make the draft part of the constitution. The King had submitted official notice to Spain's president [official website] on Monday that he intended to step down from the throne. The notice referenced the constitutional provision that "abdications and renunciations and any doubt ... which may arise surrounding the succession of the Spanish throne will be resolved by a constitutional law." </p>
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