Carles Puigdemont can only take the oath as minister-president of Catalonia if he is physically present in the parliament and has the consent of a judge. That the Spanish Constitutional Court decided.
The Catalan leader Puigdemont staying since October last year in Belgium. He is Spain fled because he threatens to be arrested for rebellion and embezzlement. Earlier this month it had Puigdemont already indicated that he would like would be present at the swearing-in and inauguration of the Catalan parliament.