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
Introduction: Article 5 of the Constitution: the tension between local government autonomy and the unity of the Republic
The system of government, with particular reference to the organisation of the regions
Interface between the state and the regions
Local authority law
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.
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.
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