Felipe VI has received today at the Palacio de la Zarzuela the new governing board of the College of Property and Commercial Registrars of Spain, which was renewed last December.
The delegation has been headed by the dean-president María Emilia Adán, who became the first woman to head the Registrar's College after winning the last elections held almost a year ago to her predecessor in office, Gonzalo Aguilera.
Felipe VI has received Adán, the vice-dean, José Miguel Tabarés, and the rest of the members of the governing board in the Magnolias building of the palace, where he has had a talk after posing with them before the graphic media.
The new president, who is a registrar in Gandía (Valencia), was the autonomous dean of the Valencian Community of the College of Registrars between 2010 and 2017.
In his brief address to the king, Adam has stated that on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Constitution that is being commemorated this year, the registrars want to "reaffirm their commitment to Spain."
"There is no better form of patriotism than working daily for the common good, for the citizen, subjects, as his article 9.1 reminds us, the Constitution and the rest of the legal system," the dean added, according to a statement. of the College of Registrars.
Adam, who has given Felipe a facsimile of the Mortgage Law, has also stressed that the registration institution is today "a sign of modernity and innovation."
The College of Registrars Spain was constituted on May 18, 1934 through a decree signed by the then President of the Republic, Niceto Alcalá Zamora, and the Minister of Justice, Vicente Cantos.
Currently, there are about a thousand registrars, who have joined the former President of the Government Mariano Rajoy on June 20, a few days after leaving politics after being ousted from power by Pedro Sánchez to flourish the motion of censorship.
Rajoy joined the registrar's office of the property in Santa Pola (Alicante), which he left earlier this month to fill a vacancy at the Mercantile Registry of Madrid.
The registrars are equated with public officials and are selected by the State between graduates and doctors of law through opposition.
Their function is to control the legality of civil and commercial acts and contracts such as purchase and sale, inheritance, mortgages, donations, partnerships and taxes on transmissions and successions.