The Junta de Andalucía will authorize, through the Ministry of Finance and Public Administration, the establishment of indebtedness operations and long-term loans for the Public Land Company of Andalusia (EPSA) up to the limit of 150 million euros; up to 215.5 million for Metro de Granada SA, and RTVA or the Public Works Agency of the Board (Aopja), in both cases for a volume higher than the Annual Indebtedness Program agreed between the Board and the State.
As contemplated in its budget project of the Andalusian Community for 2013, consulted by Europa Press, the debt operations of the Andalusian public sector, for this next year will empower the Public Land Company of Andalusia (EPSA) to borrow with public or private financial entities up to the limit of 150 million euros for the fulfillment of their purposes, while the commercial company Metro de Granada SA will be empowered to arrange long-term debt operations up to the limit of 215.5 million euros. euros with the European Investment Bank and other public and private entities.
Likewise, during 2013 the Public Works Agency of the Junta de Andalucía and the Public Business Agency of Radio and Television of Andalusia (RTVA) will be authorized to formalize loans with public or private financial institutions for a volume of indebtedness “greater than that contemplated in the Annual Indebtedness Program agreed between the Board and the State for them, conditioned to the fact that at the close of each fiscal year the outstanding balance of the debt of each one of these entities does not exceed the limit set by the Treasury “.
Other agencies ,
Short-term credits and treasury
As for the rest of the agencies, such as the Public Ports of Andalusia Agency, the Costa del Sol Public Health Business Agency, the Public Health Business Agency of the Poniente de Almería Hospital, the Alto Guadalquivir Hospital Public Healthcare Agency, the Guadalquivir Public Health Enterprise Agency, Empresa Public Health Emergency, Agency of Innovation and Development of Andalusia, Andalusian Agency of Energy, Andalusian Agency of Cultural Institutions, Andalusian Agency for International Development Cooperation, Andalusian Institute of Historical Heritage, Andalusian Agency of Knowledge, Agency for Social Services and Dependency of Andalusia, Agency of Environment and Water of Andalusia and Andalusian Public Entity of Infrastructures and Educational Services, will be authorized to carry out credit operations for a period of less than one year, in order to “cover their transitory needs of treasury”.
In this case, the limit of the indebtedness due to operations of this nature “will be a maximum of 12 percent of the total of their operating budgets”.
In the case of special regime agencies, they are also authorized to carry out credit operations for a period of less than one year, in order to “cover their transitory cash requirements”. The limit of the indebtedness alive for operations of this nature will also be a maximum of 12 percent of their budgets.
The mercantile companies, the consortiums and the foundations of the Andalusian public sector “must request prior authorization from the person holding the Ministry of Finance and Public Administration to arrange debt operations”.
The draft budget provides that the maximum volume to be authorized by the Ministry of Finance and Public Administration for all these operations “will be within the limits of the Annual Indebtedness Program agreed between the Junta de Andalucía and the State”, although it notes that “exceptionally When there are reasons that justify it, during the year a volume of indebtedness higher than that contemplated in the program may be authorized, although at the end of the fiscal year, necessarily, the outstanding debt must be within said limits “.
They must send to the General Directorate of Treasury and Public Debt of the Ministry of Finance and Public Administration, on a quarterly basis, information regarding the situation of their indebtedness, the special regime agencies and the public business agencies of the Board, the mercantile companies of the Andalusian public sector, consortiums and foundations, commercial companies, foundations, consortiums, public universities.
Disposal of real estate or ‘
Sale and leaseback ‘
On the other hand, the budget project provides authorization to the Ministry of Finance for the direct transfer and for consideration of real estate, whatever its value, authorized by the Governing Council during the 2013 financial year.
Likewise, the instrumental entities of the Junta de Andalucía are authorized for the necessary indebtedness and, as the case may be, for the granting of guarantee by the Board for the acquisition of the aforementioned properties. “
It authorizes the conclusion of leases of up to 35 years by the Ministry responsible for the Treasury for the use, by the various ministries and entities of public law linked or dependent, of the alienated property.
Likewise, an authorization is expressly established for the direct transfer and for consideration of real estate assets of the Autonomous Community of Andalusia, for an amount exceeding 20 million euros, to EPSA, for the fulfillment of its purposes.
It also authorizes the Public Enterprise Agency of Radio and Television of Andalusia (RTVA) for the direct sale for consideration of real estate of ownership for an amount exceeding 20 million euros, as well as for the transfer of shares for a higher amount to 15 million euros.
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