Journal Article

Consiglio di Stato 6083/2011 Council of State, Italy: 18 November 2011

Cristiana Cianitto and Mariagrazia Tirabassi

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

Volume 2, issue 1, pages 226-227
Published in print April 2013 | ISSN: 2047-0770
Published online December 2012 | e-ISSN: 2047-0789 | DOI:
Consiglio di Stato 6083/2011 Council of State, Italy: 18 November 2011

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Human rights – Right to judicial protection against acts of public administration –Constitution stipulating that relations between state and ‘religious denominations’ to be governed by laws based on agreements between respective representatives (‘intese’) – Agreements having legal effect only after subsequent parliamentary approval – ‘Political acts’ of government not justiciable in court of law – Presidency of Council of Ministers refusing to open negotiations for agreement with Union of Atheists and Rationalist Agnostics (UAAR) on grounds that UAAR was not ‘religious denomination’ – Whether decision not to enter into negotiations was a ‘political act’ – Whether justiciable in court of law – Whether Council of Ministers obliged to enter into negotiations with UAAR – Italian Constitution, arts 8.3, 24, 113 – Code of Administrative Procedure, art 7.1 – Royal Decree n 1054/1924, art 31

Journal Article.  210 words. 

Subjects: Religion ; Law

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