Revisions by each agency of the public sector
All the public sector is obliged to carry out periodic reviews of accessibility requirements as established in Article 17 of
Royal Decree 1112 / 2018, 7 September, on the web accessibility and applications for mobile devices in the public sector
both throughout the process design and development as with the launch of their websites and its applications for mobile devices. Furthermore, once put in operation, with the aim of ensuring the maintenance of its performance over time, should be exhaustive periodic revisions every 3 years.
Accessibility revisions should cover all the requirements and take into account both aspects of Autospellcheck as aspects of manual revision expert, leaving all translated and collected in a "report of revision of accessibility". These revisions should respect the constraints imposed for revisions in-depth
Implementation decision (HAT) 2018 / 1524
as the frequency, the selection of the sample pages and the revision of processes.
The first revision of accessibility should be:
- in the case of websites:
before 21 September 2020
- in the case of mobile applications:
before the 20 September 2021
To do this, entities forced may perform a self-assessment or certify compliance through an external audit.
Moreover, each unit responsible for accessibility must prepare each year three reports on its scope specific:
- Report on the attention of complaints and claims
- Follow-up report on the implementation of accessibility requirements
- Follow-up report on the promotion, awareness and training
These reports will be available before the
1 October each year
Revisions of the body monitoring and reporting
Implementation decision (HAT) 2018 / 1524
sets the tracking methodology and provisions for reporting that will have to comply with the member states to track at the national level of compliance with the requirements of the directive and realize the periodic report every 3 years
the European commission.
The Ministry of Territorial Policy and Public Function will be responsible for monitoring and reporting to the European commission. This Body:
- May periodically check the situation with regard to the line of websites and applications for mobile devices of the public sector agencies with accessibility requirements, based on the methodology adopted in decision 2018 / 1524 of the European commission.
- Checks may perform random samples regarding the accuracy of reports of revision of accessibility generated by entities forced.
- Submitted to the European commission
before 23 December 2021
and every three years later
a report on the result of the follow-up that will be published in accessible formats.
The European Commission provides 2 review methods to be implemented by the member states:
- The streamlined method will apply in Spain in similar terms to operate as
Web Accessibility observatory
while applying the new constraints imposed by the decision 2018 / 1524.
- The comprehensive method will apply in Spain reviewing and adding the revsiones made by their own agencies.
To help the ministry of Territorial Policy and public function in these tasks should work with him the network of contacts of Digital accessibility of public administrations, all units responsible for accessibility, all players in the different activities of revision of accessibility, grievance procedure, advocacy and awareness-raising, training, and coordination under the R.D. 1112 / 2018.
For the definition of models, conditions and procedures to hear regularly and report on these matters, the Ministry of Territorial Policy and Public Function may involve:
- The network of contacts of Digital accessibility of public administrations.
- The coordinating bodies in terms of information technologies of the General administration of the state under the Royal Decree 806 / 2014, 19 September.
- The sectoral Commission Electronic Administration established in additional provision 9th of law 40 / 2015, October 2, Legal Regime of the public Sector.
- The Technical Committee State Judicial Administration Electronics set out in Article 44 of the law 18 / 2011, 5 July governing the use of information technologies and communication in the administration of justice.
Monitoring and reporting in the first period 2020-2021
Monitoring and reporting since the 2022 hereinafter