The Review of the General Plan of Málaga 2011 was definitely approved by The Andalusian Goberment (Junta de Andalucía) on January 21th 2011, published on February 10th 2011 (BOJA no. 29), however the General Plan become effective on August 31th 2011 (BOJA no.170, pages 114 and following).

In this respect, The Supreme Court (for example: -Sentencias de 20 de septiembre (RJ 2000/7320), 30 de junio (RJ 2000/6955) y 10 de abril de 2000 (RJ 2000/4932), 30 de octubre (RJ 2000/7689), 20 de mayo (RJ 1999/3641), 3 de febrero (RJ 1999/668) y 21 de enero de 1999 (RJ 1999/94) y 18 de junio de 1998 (RJ1998/4558)) and Judicial Administratives Bodies (Sala de lo Contencioso Administrativo del Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Andalucía, sede de Málaga) (sentencias de 31 de enero y 18 de marzo de 2003) have repeatedly affirmed that the publication is needed to produce legal effects. However, only the regulations need to be publicated, the graphics and no regulation documents don´t. (Article 70.2 Ley 7/1985, de 2 de abril, Reguladora de las Bases del Régimen Local, and article 149.1.8ª Constitución).

Manuel Alejandro Jiménez Baras.
Lawyer.