This article describes how administrative fines work in Italy, emphasizing the constitutional problems related to them. First, the author analyzes the constitutional principles of administrative fines in Italy, particularly the principle of legality and the personality principle. Second, he describes fine proceedings and the general regulation of it, considering 689/1981 law. Finally, regional law is analyzed, as well as legal protection and the proportionality principle.
|Translated title of the contribution||[Autom. eng. transl.] Administrative sanctions in Italy: a problem of constitutional law|
|Number of pages||30|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|
- sanzioni amministrative