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Why the Italian President’s Decision was Legitimate


Proponiamo due articoli sulla crisi istituzionale italiana degli ultimi giorni, pubblicati sul blog verfassungsblog.de. Di seguito l’articolo a firma di Diletta Tega, Professoressa di Diritto costituzionale dell’Università  di Bologna, e di Miche Massa, Professore di Istituzioni di diritto pubblico dell’Università Cattolica di Milano.

Why the Italian President’s Decision was Legitimate

 

by Diletta Tega and Michele Massa

On 27.05.2018, Sergio Mattarella, the President of the Italian Republic, refused to appoint a government supported in Parliament by the Five Star Movement and the League, often described as the foremost populist parties now active in Italian politics.

The refusal was due to the parties’ insistence on having prof. Paolo Savona as the Minister of Economy and Finance. Counter-proposals by the President of the Republic (such as the appointment to that Ministry of a senior MP of the same majority, or of the prospective Premier) were dismissed.

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