Royal Decree 375/1999 of 5 March 1999, creating the National Institute of Qualifications, states:
“The Observatory shall actively promote the cooperation of the rest of the sectorial and territorial observatories that may exist, capable of achieving the following aims:
a) To establish the necessary procedures and agreements that ensure cooperation and the reciprocal flow of information between the different professional observatories. These agreements shall contemplate the participation of the social agents and shall define the technical specifications of the information to be provided and received, as well as its minimum contents.
b) To provide information on the evolution of the demand and supply of professions, occupations and profiles in the labour market, also taking into account, among others, the professional classification systems arising from collective bargaining”.