Article 30.1 of the club's statutes, entitled "Functions of the President", enumerates the tasks of the president of FC Barcelona and reads as follows:
a) To preside over and direct the General Assembly, the Board of Directors, the Senate and any other Commission or Section whose meetings he or she attends.
b) To settle, through his or her casting vote, any tie in any vote made by the Board of Directors and, in such cases, of any Commissions or Sections he or she may form part of.
c) To fully represent FC Barcelona and the Board of Directors in relations with third parties.
d) The representation of FC Barcelona as patron of the Club Foundation.
e) To appoint, from the members of the Board of Directors, the different positions and their substitutes during the period of presidency.
f ) To propose temporary cover for any vacancies on the Board of Directors, in accordance with the stipulations of article 32.1.
g) Should the Delegate Commission regulated by article 34 not be constituted, to provisionally make any decisions that are the competence of the Board of Directors, when for reasons of urgency it is not possible to wait until the next meeting to be called, under the obligation of informing the Board at the immediately following session and obtaining its ratification.
h) All others that are stipulated by these Statutes.
Who is eligible as president?
When will the elections be held?