Article 45 – International treaties

1.Catalonia maintains friendly relations with all democratic and social states subject to the rule of law. Parliament will therefore sign the necessary international conventions, treaties and bilateral agreements.

2. Once ratified and published in the State’s Official Gazette, they will become part of the domestic legal order.

3. All treaties signed by Spain will remain in force unless a qualified majority of 3/5 of the Parliament decides against it.

4. Catalonia assumes all rights and duties stemming from the above mentioned treaties and agreements.