In his first intervention at the Congress of Deputies as Minister of Culture, two months after being appointed, Miquel Iceta has taken up some Thursday some "fundamental axes" that his department will execute in the coming months: the Law of Cinema, the Statute of the Artist, the European Copyright Directives, the Law of Sports or Polésemic Heritage Law, of which he has highlighted that "is born dead". Many projects that in this legislature have remained blocked or have been delayed with the predecessors of it in office.
The first issue that the Minister has approached has been the impulse of the artist's statute, in which eight ministries work, as he has detailed, and that he will be in force "at the end of 2022" after being approved with broad political consensus in 2018 , three years ago. Iceta has stated that this new legislation, which will give "recognition and protection" to the sector, will have the 75 measures approved by all groups as "guide" and will begin their work calendar "immediately".
Specifically, these tables will begin this month of October, they will have three meetings before the end of this year and a fourth in February 2022 to develop the statute with measures in the field "fiscal, union or work health".
In the month of October, ICETA has remarked that the transposition of the European Copyright Directive will be executed despite the fact that the period ended in June. The Minister has indicated that this delay is due to "the pandemic" as in "most European countries" and that the Department of Him will also execute a regulation of the Spanish Copy Rights Office.
At the end of 2022, with the deadlines raised by Iceta, Culture will also develop the Film Law «Byworking» that the Draft Law rises to the Council of Ministers' before it ended this year ». A Council of Ministers who, said Iceta, will go a law decree on Tuesday so that the Government provides subsidies of 10 million euros to the maintenance of the cinemas, "one of the most beaten" by the Covid.
For its part, the minister has declared that there will be "a thorough review" of the preliminary draft of heritage, proposed by José Manuel Rodríguez Uribes, of which the Popular Party insisted on his withdrawal for withdrawing competences to communities and town halls and having a "Recentralizing" desire. In its replica turn, ICETA has highlighted that "a law can not be withdrawn" when it has not started its processing and that the ministry of it will not.
«I can not withdraw it but I can do what I pledged myself at the meeting with the communities, a very large review," the minister who has added that "is a dead law" for "the repairs" of the communities to the communities. Preliminary draft presented by its predecessor
The minister has remarked that there will also be an expansion of the same to the intangible, industrial, cultural and audiovisual landscape. At this last point, ICETA has detailed that the 100 million providing its ministry to articulate an audiovisual hub and convert Spain into a "exporting country" in this area will be used to develop "new technologies for the creation of new audiovisual content For series, animation or videogames "and" internationalization ".
Regarding the increase in crafts in cultural enclosures, the minister has indicated that with "the high level of vaccination" he hopes that these increase in "the next months" in great events and music rooms.Updated Date: 30 September 2021, 21:19