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Territorially, the Spanish State is divided into 17 autonomous regions. Galicia is one of the so-called historical regions, along with the Basque Country and Catalonia, and has its own body of regulations: the Autonomy Statute. The Autonomous Region of Galicia exercises its powers by means of the Legislative Assembly or Parliament, the Xunta de Galicia and its President (regional executive power) and the Galician High Court of Justice. Spain's Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports has transferred responsibility to the Xunta de Galicia in relation to audiovisual matters, in accordance with the Galician Audiovisual Law 6/1999 of September 1st.