SENTENCE OF THE SUPREME COURT OF JUSTICE (abstract)
The sentence of the Supreme Court of Justice, issued in
Its foundations are grounded on the one hand on the 5/88 law of the Galician parliament on the use of the official language by local bodies, on the Spanish constitution, which establishes for Galician the juridical status of co-official language, and above all, the Statute of Autonomy of Galicia, in which the Galician language is stated to be the community's own language, that is to say, it concerns a special juridical consideration in relation to the language's nature as an agent of political identity. Finally, this sentence gathers the principle of the autonomous law which, in the case of placenames, gives preference to the use of Galician, while adducing the role of the Autonomous Community itself in the process of linguistic normalization.
The new sentence agrees again with the
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