Regional and Local Body Law (2019/2020)

Course code
4S00341
Name of lecturer
Jacopo Bercelli
Coordinator
Jacopo Bercelli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
IUS/10 - ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
2° periodo di lezioni - febbraio/aprile 2020 dal Feb 10, 2020 al Apr 6, 2020.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

This course concerns the organisation and functioning of local government bodies in the light of the principle of autonomy laid down by Article 5 of the Constitution.
Adopting a problem-solving approach, the course will seek to present the fundamental notions and the methodology for understanding the significance of regional and local autonomy, interpreting the applicable legislation and appreciating evolutionary trends

Syllabus

Introduction: Article 5 of the Constitution: the tension between local government autonomy and the unity of the Republic

Regional law
 Sources
 The system of government, with particular reference to the organisation of the regions
 Administrative autonomy
 Financial autonomy
 Interface between the state and the regions


Local authority law
 Sources
 The organisation of the municipalities: bodies legitimised by election and bodies legitimised by bureaucratic structure
 The functions of the municipalities
 Bodies from the so-called area vasta [supra-municipal and sub-regional level]: organisation and functions
 The system of controls over acts and activities.
public utilities

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
R. BIN - G. FALCON Diritto regionale Il Mulino - Bologna 2018
L. VANDELLI Il sistema della autonomie locali Il Mulino - Bologna 2018

Assessment methods and criteria

The examination will involve an oral discussion aimed at verifying knowledge of the fundamental notions in this area as well as the ability to deploy systematically the knowledge obtained and to discuss legal issues relating to regional and local autonomy.