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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law [MPECCoL]

Constitutional Court of Italy (La Corte Costituzionale Della Repubblica Italiana)

Italy [it]

Justin O Frosini

Subject(s):
Powers and jurisdiction of constitutional courts/supreme courts

Published under the direction of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law.
General Editors: Rainer Grote, Frauke Lachenmann, Rüdiger Wolfrum.

1. The Italian Constitutional Court ( la Corte costituzionale della Repubblica Italiana ) was set up for the first time in Italy by the Constituent Assembly that was elected on 2 June 1946, the same day the country chose to become a republic. 2. The Corte costituzionale is regulated by Articles 134 to 137 of the Constitution of the Italian Republic: 22 December 1947 (It), which came into effect on 1 January 1948, as well as by Constitutional Laws 1/1948 , 1/1953 , and 2/1967 , and Statute Law 87/1953 . 3. The birth of the Italian Constitutional Court was quite...
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