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Below are listed by order of publication of the latest to the oldest Spanish legal instruments related to accessibility.

ROYAL DECREE 1112/2018, 7 September, on the web accessibility and applications for mobile devices in the public sector

The object of this regulation is to ensure that citizens have wider access to public sector services and ensure equality and non-discrimination in access to users, in particular, people with disabilities and the elderly. For this, defines the obligations of the public sector with regard to the accessibility of their websites and mobile applications. In addition to set additional lines of action to ensure and make more effective the implementation of the requirements specified in the directive (HAT) 2016/2102 of accessibility of websites and mobile applications of the public sector (Opens in new window) , which was transposed to Spanish legislation through this Royal Decree.

Reference Official Bulletin of the state: # 227 BOE 19/09/2018 (Opens in new window)

Law 18/2011, 5 July governing the use of information technologies and communication in the administration of justice

Regulates the use of information technologies by citizens and professionals in its relations with the administration of justice and in relations of the administration of justice with the rest of Public authorities and institutions.

Reference Official Bulletin of the state: BOE # 160 of 6/7/2011

Law 40/2015, 1 October, of Legal Regime of the public Sector

No. 236 of 02/10/2015

Establishes and regulates the foundations of the legal regime of public administrations, the principles of responsibility system of public administrations and sanctioning authority, as well as the organization and operation of the General administration of the state and its institutional public sector for the development of their activities.

Reference Official Bulletin of the state: # 236 BOE 2/10/2015

Law 19/2013, 9 December, transparency, access to public information and good governance

Aims to expand and strengthen the transparency of public activity, regulate and guarantee the right of access to information concerning the activity and establish the obligations of good government that must meet the public officials as well as the consequences of its default.

Reference Official Bulletin of the state: BOE No 295 10/12/2013

Act 9/2017, 8 November, public Sector Contracts

This Act transpose the Spanish legal system the directives of the European Parliament and of the council 2014/23/HAT and 2014/24/HAT, 26 February 2014. Regulates the recruitment of the public sector, to ensure that the same conforms to the principles of freedom of access to tenders, publicity and transparency of procedures, and non-discrimination and equal treatment of bidders.

Reference Official Bulletin of the state: BOE No 272 of 9/11/2017

RESOLUCIÓN, de 3 de septiembre de 2012, de la Dirección General de Industria y de la Pequeña y Mediana Empresa, por la que se publica la relación de normas UNE aprobadas por AENOR durante el mes de julio de 2012

El Ministerio de Industria, Turismo y Energía aprobó el pasado 2 de septiembre una resolución en la que se especifica que la norma 139803:2012 sustituye a la norma 139803:2004.

Reference Official Bulletin of the state: BOE No 237 2/10/2012 (Opens in new window)

INSTRUMENTO de Ratificación de la Convención sobre los derechos de las personas con discapacidad

The purpose of the convention, negotiated for five years, is to promote, protect and ensure the full enjoyment and equality of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all persons with disabilities, and to promote respect for their inherent dignity. The Convention is in force in Spain since 3 May 2008.

Reference Official Bulletin of the state: BOE No 96 of 21/04/2008 (Opens in new window)

LAW 56/2007 of 28 December on Measures of momentum of the information society

Gives new wording to paragraph second subparagraph one additional provision 5th, reading: As of 31 December 2008, the Internet pages of public administrations will satisfy, as a minimum, the average level of the accessibility criteria to content generally recognized. Unusually, this obligation shall not apply where a functionality or service does not have a technological solution allowing accessibility.

Reference Official Bulletin of the state: BOE No 312 of 29/12/2007 (Opens in new window)

LEY 49/2007, de 26 de diciembre, por la que se establece el régimen de infracciones y sanciones en materia de igualdad de oportunidades, no discriminación y accesibilidad universal de las personas con discapacidad

La presente Ley tiene por objeto establecer el régimen de infracciones y sanciones que garantizan las condiciones básicas en materia de igualdad de oportunidades, no discriminación y accesibilidad universal de las personas con discapacidad.

Reference Official Bulletin of the state: BOE No 310 of 27/12/2007 (Opens in new window)

REAL DECRETO 1494/2007, de 12 de noviembre, por el que se aprueba el Reglamento sobre las condiciones básicas para el acceso de las personas con discapacidad a la sociedad de la información

The object of this regulation is to establish the criteria and conditions that are considered basic to ensure access of persons with disabilities to technologies, products and services of the information society and any media, in accordance with the principles of equal opportunities, non-discrimination and universal accessibility

Reference Official Bulletin of the state: BOE No 279 of 21/11/2007 (Opens in new window)

LAW 27/2007, 23 October, recognizing the Spanish sign languages and regulates the means of support to oral communication of deaf people with hearing disabilities civil service

This law aims to acknowledge and regulate the Spanish sign language as a language of deaf people with hearing disabilities in spain civil service which freely decide to use it, without prejudice to the recognition of the Catalan sign language in its field of linguistic usage, as well as the regulation of the media support for oral communication.

Reference Official Bulletin of the state: BOE No 255 24/10/2007 (Opens in new window)

ROYAL DECREE 366/2007, dated March 16, accessibility and non-discrimination of people with disabilities in its relations with the General administration of the state

El presente real decreto regula las condiciones de accesibilidad y no discriminación que, respecto de las personas con discapacidad, deben presentar las Oficinas de Atención al Ciudadano, impresos y cualquier otro medio que la Administración General del Estado dedica específicamente y en el ámbito de sus competencias a las relaciones con los ciudadanos.

Reference Official Bulletin of the state: BOE nº 72 24/03/2007 (Opens in new window)

ROYAL LEGISLATIVE DECREE 1/2013, 29 November, which approves the consolidated text of the General law rights of persons with disabilities and their social inclusion

This law has a dual objective. First: guarantee the right to equality of opportunity and treatment, as well as the real and effective exercise of rights by persons with disabilities in equal conditions regarding the rest of citizens, through the promotion of personal autonomy of the universal accessibility, access to employment, the inclusion in the community and independent life and the eradication of all forms of discrimination, under articles 9.2, 10, 14 and 49 Spanish Constitution and the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and international treaties and agreements ratified by Spain. And second: set the system of offences and penalties that guarantee the basic conditions in equal opportunities, non-discrimination and universal accessibility for persons with disabilities.

Reference Official Bulletin of the state: nº289 03/12/2013 (Opens in new window)

LEY 34/2002, de 11 de julio, de Servicios de la Sociedad de la Información y Comercio Electrónico (LSSICE)

Es objeto de la presente Ley la regulación del régimen jurídico de los servicios de la sociedad de la información y de la contratación por vía electrónica, en lo referente a las obligaciones de los prestadores de servicios incluidos los que actúan como intermediarios en la transmisión de contenidos por las redes de telecomunicaciones, las comunicaciones comerciales por vía electrónica, la información previa y posterior a la celebración de contratos electrónicos, las condiciones relativas a su validez y eficacia y el régimen sancionador aplicable a los prestadores de servicios de la sociedad de la información.

Reference Official Bulletin of the state: BOE No 166 of 21/07/2002 (Opens in new window)

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