Article 53 – Presidential Powers

1. The President shall appoint the Prime Minister of the republic, who will serve for a maximum of two terms.

2. The President holds veto power over the laws enacted by Parliament except for those that have adopted by qualified majority.

3. The President shall enact laws and decree-laws and order their publication, sign international treaties on behalf of Catalonia, accredit and receive foreign diplomat representatives and call elections and referendums.